Topic : acrylics

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custom blending

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The practice of combining either different nail polishes, paints, or acrylic powders to create a unique color or look for a client.

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   colored gels   gels  

curing agent

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance used to dry or harden adhesives, wraps, no-light gels, acrylics, and UV light gels; all types of systems require a curing agent.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   curing   gels   wraps  

colored acrylics

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Acrylic powders (polymers) that have been tinted with color; used with regular monomers to create custom color enhancements or “permanent” nail art.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   colored acrylics   nail art  

accelerator

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance added or applied to an adhesive/coating to promote, speed, or control the curing (hardening) process; different from catalysts in that accelerators take part in the chemical reaction.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   curing   gels  

Getting Caught Up With Nikki

November 5, 2012  | 

I have missed another week of posting to the blog. I am so sorry. I have been so swamped — but in a good way! School, kids, life, baseball, cheer… I could go on and on.

Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  

Keep the Lid on Acrylic Odors

November 2, 2012  | Article

When dealing with acrylic odor, of course fume extraction is very important, but so are good work habits, says Jesse Bruner, owner of Jesse David Nail Design in Wilmington, Del.

Keywords: acrylics   salon odors  

Beautiful Nails Fall Artfinity Victorian Design

October 30, 2012  | Demo

Build 3-D nail art designs using Beautiful Nails by Kupa’s Artfinity 3-D Acrylic Fall Color Collection and Artfinity 3-D Sculpting Brush. Finish off with UV Phoria Top Gel and cure for two minutes for a great design.

Keywords: 3-D nail art   acrylic nail art   acrylics   Beautiful Nails   Kupa  

Day 293: Sun, Moon, and Stars Nail Art

October 17, 2012  | 

Lorri Silvestre, Nail Designs By Lorri, Grover Beach, Calif.

Keywords: acrylics   French nail art   nail art murals   seasonal nail art  

Weeks 6 & 7: Getting in Plenty of Practice

October 16, 2012  | 

I’ve been so busy— in addition to school, kids, life and everything else, I just started working on the Board of Directors for our children’s Little League. I love it. (Like I had spare time, right?)

Keywords: acrylics   student issues  

La Cara Sculptured Gel Nail Application Tutorial

October 16, 2012  | Video

Designer Nail Products presents a step-by-step tutorial video on sculptured gel nail application.

Keywords: acrylics   designer nail products   gels  

Week 5: Feeling Inspired

October 2, 2012  | 

Last week one of the girls in my class graduated. She was awesome and my go-to person. If I had a question, she was the person I asked. I drilled her on gels, 3D art and

Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  

Extreme Nailing

September 30, 2012  | Article

Depending on conditions, clients’ hands and feet may be puffy, moist, and sweaty or cold, dry, and numb. A tech needs to know how to compensate for these changes so she can apply product to a consistent, stable nail surface each time.

Keywords: acrylics   Canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   cold weather promotions  

Week 4: Rough Week with a Silver Lining

September 27, 2012  | 

Well, along with the good comes the bad right? I have openly expressed how much I am enjoying school and I love all of the new things I am learning. I am also learning in this

Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues  

Don't Fear the Nail Form

September 17, 2012  | 

I think enhancements can be more fun to do when sculpted because tipping requires the effort of match, fit, and blend if you are going to really do them up nice. What tends to stop a

Keywords: acrylics   tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  

How to Properly Fit a Nail Form for Sculpting

September 17, 2012  | Video

Holly Schippers, the FingerNailFixer, shows you how to get a nice tight fit with your CND forms when sculpting enhancements.

Keywords: acrylics   CND   FingerNailFixer   forms   Holly Schippers  

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