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How much is too much primer?

May 14, 2012

How much is too much primer?

Answer

Apply primer like you would a very thin coat of base coat. I wipe my primer brush on the side of the bottle several times and apply to three nails, and then repeat the process.

— Vicki Foster is the owner of European Body Wraps in Olive Branch, Miss.

I instruct newbies to cut half of the bristles off the brush to help control application, as well as to roll the brush around the rim of the bottle a few times to remove excess primer.

— Kimberly Ensign is the owner of Acrylic Enhancements in Normal, Ill., and is a PHD educator for Hand & Nail Harmony.

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