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How to Create a Full Set Using Xtens

Learn how to extend nails using Xtens pre-formed gel nail tips.

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Bio Sculpture Gel Supreme French With Extended Nail Bed

This video shows how to achieve the illusion of an extended nail bed by puffing Pink Paste onto the nail as a concealer and using White Screed, a sturdy white builder gel, to extend a solid white free-edge. Applied to the natural nail, the product is flexible and easy to remove. Pink Paste and White Screed are available as part of Bio Sculpture Gel's Supreme French Kit.

How to Extend the Nail Bed with Gelish PolyGel

Gelish founder and veteran nail tech Danny Haile shows how to “squeeze, slice, and roll” to extend the nail bed and create a French nail design using PolyGel in Cover Pink and Bright White.   Before using Gelish PolyGel, be sure to prep the nails. To prep the nail, Danny used a 180-grit file and applied pH Bond and Hand & Nail Harmony's ProBond, which is a non-acid primer.   Click here to watch Suzie Moskal demonstrate how to remove PolyGel, perform a fill, and sculpt a French fade.

Gel Extensions with Artistic's Rock Hard System

In this video, Artistic shows how to create a one-colored LED gel extension with the new Artistic Rock Hard LED Gel system. 

Troubleshooter: Gel Nail Repair - Part 2 of 2 - Filing Techniques

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the second step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge. This is also the final step in completing a gel enhancement.

Nail Cravings: Fixing Bitten Mittens

Adding nail enhancements to bitten nails can be a rather complicated and tricky procedure.

French Enhancements with NSI Attraction

Go beyond french enhancements with NSI's Attraction Acrylic System.