Q&A

How long do you cure CND Shellac polish in a 36-watt UV light if you don’t have a CND lamp?

Q.

How long do you cure CND Shellac polish in a 36-watt UV light if you don’t have a CND lamp?

A.

CND lamps are designed to give a proper cure to CND products. There isn’t a time that can be given for other lamps that will ensure a proper cure, as they haven’t been lab tested. LED lamps put out a higher concentration of UV in a more specific band so it would need to be the precise band Shellac products would need for curing. Don’t just take my word for it though! Visit dougschoon.com for scientific evidence and information on UV and LED lamps.

— Holly L. Schippers is a Bussey, Iowa-based CND education ambassador. Check out her blog, FingerNailFixer, at http://blogs.nailsmag.com/fingernailfixer.

 

Have a technique question? (about product application, troubleshooting, etc.) E-mail it to [email protected] and check back here for an expert answer.

Facebook Comments ()

Leave a Comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:
Submit

Comments (0)

Encyclopedia

Doles and Holmes, who co-own a school, have an insatiable thirst for knowledge themselves. Their ability to convey their expertise to students...
Learn More

Featured Products & Promotions   |   Advertisement

Market Research

Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

Industry Statistics for

View All

VietSALON

FREE Subscription

VietSalon is a Vietnamese-language magazine and the sister publication to NAILS. Click the link below to sign up for a FREE one-year subscription.

Subscribe to NAILS & SAVE!

Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift
Subscribe Today!

Please sign in or register to .    Close
Loading...
 
Subscribe Today
Subscribe Today