Artificial nails created by fashioning or “sculpting” acrylic over the underlying natural nail or on a nail form without an artificial tip.
Clients often view acrylic enhancements negatively, thinking they are harmful for the nails. Let’s educate the masses to the benefits of this tried-and-true technique.
Thanks to the quick thinking of an Israeli veterinarian and a nail tech, one lucky turtle will live to see another day.
As educators, you know that continuing education helps to make you the best possible teacher for your students, and keeping your students informed of upcoming classes is important as well. To that end, master educator Sindy Mark has added a master e-file and advanced acrylic enhancement workshop to her school’s curriculum.
Let's go back to the basics on acrylics.
Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a glossy, durable finish. While many clients might think there is a big difference between gel and acrylic, gels actually rely on ingredients from the acrylic family. Perhaps the tougher distinction to make is between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels.
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