Technique - Topic : lifting

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How to Repair a Cracked/Lifted Acrylic Nail

August 6, 2015  | Video

While renovating her new nail studio, Suzie Moskal damaged her acrylic thumbnail. In this in-depth tutorial, she demonstrates how to repair the lifted nail and make it beautiful again.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   lifting   Suzie Moskal  

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  

Who You Gonna Call?

March 1, 2008  | Article

CND Hotline Administrator Dede Hardy takes a moment to answer the question she hears most often from callers.

Keywords: CND   gels   lifting  

What to Do When Extensions Just Won’t Stay Put

January 1, 2005  | Article

Depending on what products you have tried, you may need to consider whether the product type is compatible with your client.

Keywords: acrylics   lifting   nail prep  

10 New Tech Troubles

January 1, 2005  | Article

Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   BeautyTech.com   gel troubleshooting   lifting   time saving devices  

We Have Liftoff - Troubleshooting Lifting Causes

January 1, 2004  | Article

We’ve compiled the many possible causes of lifting along with some handy solutions to take some of the guesswork out of your work.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   lifting  

Stamp Out Lifting

April 1, 2002  | Article

It isn't always easy to figure out why a client is lifting. Work through these steps to rule out some common causes. 

Keywords: Australian nail techs   CND   lifting   nail prep  

Troubleshooter: Prepping to Prevent Lifting

March 1, 2002  | Article

The most common problem nail technicians face with nail enhancement application — especially those just starting out —: is lifting. If it isn’t the client’s fault, it may be a simple problem like improper preparation.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   Canadian nail techs   lifting   Troubleshooter  

The Help Desk Has Answers to Your Questions

January 1, 2002  | Article

This month readers want to know about triple-priming, how hydrogen peroxide works, and why polish stays longer on acrylics than natural nails.

Keywords: acrylics   Doug Schoon   lifting   polish adhesion   primers  

The Help Desk

December 1, 2000  | Article

Get advice on dealing with fill lines and the effects of sunscreen on enhancements. 

Keywords: acrylic maintenance   backfills   electric filing techniques   fills   lifting  

Nail Techs Answer Colleagues' Technical Questions

October 1, 1998  | Article

Sometimes the best answers to technical questions are from your peers. In this bimonthly column, respected nail veterans from across the country tackle reader questions ranging from how to prevent a gel-cure burn to advice for chronic nail pickers to etching the natural nail.

Keywords: gel curing   lifting   primers   tip application  

The Help Desk

August 1, 1998  | Article

Sometimes the best answers to technical questions are from your peers. In this bimonthly column, respected nail veterans from across the country tackle reader questions ranging from the cause of problem lifting to chronic nail pickers to proper paraffin equipment.

Keywords: acrylics   circulation disorders   lifting   nail discoloration   paraffin  

Lifting Opens a Pandora's Box of Bad Habits

January 1, 1996  | Article

If just a few clients have lifting, look to their lifestyles for the solution. If the numbers are higher, however, the cause probably can be traced back to your technique.

Keywords: lifting   nail prep  

Trouble Shooter: How to Remove Lifted Product Properly When Doing a Fill

April 1, 1995  | Article

The most important thing to remember when doing an acrylic fill is to not nip product if you don’t need to.

Keywords: fills   learning new techniques   lifting   removing acrylics  

Top 10 Questions to Ask Clients With Chronic Lifting

August 1, 1994  | Article

Are you taking insulin or heart medication? Plus 9 other specific questions to get at the root of your client's lifting problem.

Keywords: effects of medications on nails   lifting   pregnant clients  
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