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Moisture Is Culprit on Green Nails

February 1, 1995  | Article

Readers ask about "little green monsters" and choosing the right product for specific clients.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   damage to the nail matrix   damaged nails   fiberglass   pseudomonas  

How to Remove Air Pockets in Artificial Nails

July 1, 1994  | Article

You can get rid of troublesome air pockets by soaking off the client’s extension or filing down her nail.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   air bubbles   filing techniques   Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Brush-on Tip Blenders Reduce Filing Time

February 1, 1994  | Article

Vicki Peters gives advice on how to properly use chemical tip blenders. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   shaping tips   tip blending   Vicki Peters  

Sculpting On Wide Thumbnails Requires A Custom Made Form

January 1, 1994  | Article

Splice two forms together and reinforce the stress area to sculpt on wide nail plates.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   sculpting   unusual nail shapes  

Repair a Cracked Acrylic Nail in Two Minutes

October 1, 1993  | Article

Encourage clients who crack a nail to call you immediately. If they pick at or pull on the crack they are likely to injure the nail plate or cause the artificial nail to lift.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   wraps  

How to Create the Perfect C-Curve

March 1, 1993  | Article

Perfect sculptured nails start with a perfect C-curve, and a perfect C-curve starts with a well-fitted form.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   C-curves   sculpting  

Prevent Product Crystallization During Cold Weather

February 1, 1992  | Article

Try electric mitts, heating pads, or even a mug warmer to keep acrylic from crystallizing during the winter.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   brittle nails   CND   effect of weather on nails   OPI Products  

Q&A With Nail Expert Lynn Parentini

January 1, 1988  | Article

In this new bimonthly column Lynn Parentini suggests possible approaches toward finding a solutions to your technical problems. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting  

Seven Secrets for Beautiful Tips

April 1, 1983  | Article

Katie Craddick goes over her tips for applying tips. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   nail tips   shaping tips   time-saving tips  

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