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French Tip Application with Light Elegance Lexy Line Hard Gel System

by Sigourney Nuñez | February 10, 2016

Carefully formulated to generate the same low heat under both UV and LED lamps, the Lexy Line Hard Gel System from Light Elegance features cool-curing resin technology that eliminates uncomfortable heat spikes during the curing process. The line of hard gels is available in six viscosities that allow you to perform a simple overlay for flexible nails or even shape or extend the nail quickly and beautifully.


1. Prepare the natural nail with the 100-grit side of the Light Elegance Perfect file. Cleanse the nail. Apply Light Elegance UV/LED Bonder and cure for 30 seconds in an LED light or two minutes in a UV lamp.


2. Apply Lexy Line Baby Pink Extreme using a #4 Flat Bling Brush. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED light or two minutes in a UV lamp.


3. Apply Lexy Line Perfect White and create a deep smile line using the Light Elegance Smile Line Brush. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED light or two minutes in a UV lamp.


4. Apply Lexy Line 1-Step over the entire nail. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED light or two minutes in a UV lamp.


5. Buff and shape the nail using the Light Elegance Foamie.


6. Apply Light Elegance Super Shiny for a high-shine, long-lasting finish. Cure for one minute in an LED light or two minutes in a UV lamp.

For more information, visit www.lightelegance.com

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