Technique - Topic : acrylic troubleshooting

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Tammy Taylor How-to: Acrylic Nail Repair

June 27, 2014  | Video

Tammy Taylor demonstrates how to repair a broken Pink-and-White acrylic nail.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   nail repairs   Tammy Taylor Nails  

Troubleshooter: A 15-Minute Gel Fill

June 19, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create a quick 15-minute gel fill, perfect for the lunchtime client.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   backfills   fills   Gels   NAILS Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Reverse Application of Acrylics

June 4, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to use the reverse application method to sculpt a perfect smile line with pink-and-whites, colors, or glitter acrylics.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   colored acrylics   NAILS Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Acrylic Corrective Powder

February 26, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create acrylic nails with corrective powder.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   corrective powder   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: 3-D Acrylic Butterfly

October 16, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Entity's director of education, Lorena Marquez, shows how to sculpt a 3-D butterfly using colored acrylic powders.

Keywords: 3-D acrylics   3-D nail art   acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   colored acrylics  

10 Common Causes of Nail Service Breakdown

August 9, 2013  | Article

When it comes to service breakdown, a handful of common slip-ups and mistakes are often at the root of the problem. Clients can share the blame too, by abusing their own nails and causing damage, but NAILS compiled a list of 10 common application mishaps to help you
keep your enhancement applications flawless.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   gel troubleshooting   nail prep  

Troubleshooter: Netting Effect with Pure Pigments

July 31, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, CND education ambassador Shelena Robinson shows how to create a netting effect with pure pigments over acrylics.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   CND   handpainted nail art   Nail Art  

Troubleshooter: Acrylic Turtle Shell Nail Effect

July 18, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, CND education ambassador Shelena Robinson shows how to create a turtle shell nail effect using acrylics.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   CND   handpainted nail art   Nail Art  

Troubleshooter: Acrylic Nail Art with Embellishments

June 19, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create embellished nail art using acrylics and glitter.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   embellished nail art   glitter   glitter acrylics   Nail Art  

Troubleshooter: Almond-Retto Design - Part 2 of 2 - Finish Filing

May 1, 2013  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the second step toward sculpting an almond-shaped nail using pink acrylics, filing the nail. 


Almond-Retto Design Part 1

 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   almond oil   learning new techniques   nail biting  

Extreme Nailing

August 31, 2012  | Article

Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?   

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   Canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   effect of weather on nails  

Nail Troubleshooter: Polish, Gel, Gel-Polish, and Acrylics

August 1, 2012  | Article

Once you start working with clients regularly, you may run into minor mishaps that will challenge you. To help you out when they do, keep this chart handy for pointers on fixing some of the most common problems.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   gel troubleshooting   Gels   polish techniques  

Your Guide to Nail Repairs & Reinforcements

October 13, 2011  | Article

There are a variety of nail issues, from the everyday bitten-nails to the all-out chip or crack, that require you to call in reinforcements. Whether using acrylic or gel (or even a tea bag), we offer some ways to strengthen nails into long-lasting beauts.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   gel troubleshooting   nail repairs   wraps  

Secret Ingredient: Acrylic Liquid

June 27, 2011  | Article

 Monomer is a Greek term that means “one part” or “one unit.” (Mono means “one”; mer means “unit.”) But beyond “monomer,” what is the liquid that we use day in and day out? We’ve listed the ingredients necessary in every formula, regardless of manufacturer.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   how products are made   Secret Ingredient  

Enhancement Troubleshooter

June 1, 2011  | Article

You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   career handbook   C-curves   gel troubleshooting   lifting  
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