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How to Use Fiberglass or Silk for Nail Repairs

Holly explains how to use fiberglass or silk to repair split or cracked natural nails during a gel-polish service.

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Nail Wraps Make a Comeback

Wrap systems have been around since the 1980s, but like acrylic dip systems, they have recently seen a resurgence in popularity.

Week 12: Learning to Do Nail Wraps

This week we started a new unit, my final one. Monday's Chapter was about nail wraps and nail tip application. We learned the proper steps for applying a nail tip and performing nail wrap services.

Silk Overlay Wraps

Becky Lynn’s Pre Cut Self Adhesive Silk Overlay Wraps are extra large to cover any nail size.

Return of the Nail Wrap

As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well. 

Backscratchers Accelawrap Brush-on System

Accelawrap was designed to offer technicians a fast, easy, brush-on application with virtually no filing. Accelawrap works with either fiberglass or silk and produces a strong, durable natural looking nail.

Sheer Magic Silk Stress Strips

Backscratchers’ Sheer Magic Silk Stress Strips work great for weak or thin nails.

Wrap Chat

Wraps are thin pieces of material (usually silk or fiberglass) that are adhered to nails to help increase their strength and durability. Wraps make great supports for thin or very weak nails, and they can quickly make a difference on clients concerned about breaking or chipping their fragile nails.

All Wrapped Up

Can’t wrap your mind around doing wraps? Follow along for information on performing the classic service as an enhancement or a repair.

A Wrap in Time: History of the Nail Wrap

Whether linen, paper, silk, or fiberglass, chances are you’ve seen or done a wrap before. But have you ever thought about its humble beginnings? We decided to take a trip back in time to track the origins of wraps and see how far they’ve come.