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How do you fill a full set of colored acrylics when a client wants a different design?

September 25, 2018
debris and dust, and dehydrate and prime the natural nail. To create the next design, I apply a thin

How can I prevent lifting when my client's hands are constantly in water?

May 21, 2018
water. Keeping this in mind, the ideal nail coating would be solvent resistant. Most hard gels are less

Why am I having lifting problems with my acrylic applications?

March 16, 2018
and water. With a cotton ball and 100% acetone, clean the nails and surrounding skin to temporarily

How do I get acrylic or gel to stick to pre-designed nail tips?

August 1, 2009
you work with a pre-designed tip, try using a rougher buffer, because a file will scratch the design

Acrylics Suddenly Lifting and Have Air Bubbles.

August 17, 2011
be causing your problems. But it can also be the way in which you are roughing up the natural nail. This act

Why is it that most of my acrylic clients are having lifting by the cuticle area?
Why is it that most of my acrylic clients are having lifting by the cuticle area?

August 30, 2010
could be over-filing. Using an 80-grit file on a natural nail would be way too harsh. When you over

Cleaning Dried Acrylic Off Brush
Cleaning Dried Acrylic Off Brush

September 16, 2011
, it is best to purchase a new one. — Norma Sproles is an educator and guest artist for OPI.

How do I make acrylic or gel stick to predesigned tips with art?

May 1, 2009
on the tip can also cause problems. Try wiping the tip with alcohol or nail prep to cleanse it before

My polish is bubbling on natural nail care clients. Could it be the polish or my nail prep?

February 1, 2005
of problems: 1. The heat of paraffin, hot oil, or hot water prior to a manicure can heat up hands and nails

How much is too much primer?

April 16, 2012
In my experience dipping your brush in the primer for each nail can load the brush with too much


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