Technique - Topic : acrylic troubleshooting

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FingerNailFixer Discusses Proper Mix Ratio

April 29, 2011  | Video

When you work with liquid and powder, one of the key elements is mix ratio. Here Holly Schippers, our FingerNailFixer, some tips on figuring out how to check and perfect your mix ratio.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   cnd   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers  

FingerNailFixer Helps You Perfect Your Acrylic Smile Lines

April 26, 2011  | Video

FingerNailFixer shows you how to perfect (and practice) your smile lines with acrylic.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   FingerNailFixer   French manicures   Holly Schippers  

Texting Thumbnail Syndrome

April 19, 2011  | Demo

Texting can put a damper on the edges of clients’ thumbnails and throw off the whole shape of the nail. Here’s a quick fix, in between fills and/or polish changes, from Dianna Medeiros of Woodbury Heights, N.J.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics  

Take a Tip From ... INM's Rachel Mouritsen

October 1, 2009  | Article

INM's Rachel Mouritsen explains the difference between applying odorless acrylics and standard acrylics.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   INM   odorless systems  

NSI Products - Creating Different Bead Sizes

November 6, 2008  | Video

Creating different bead sizes

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   mix ratio   NSI  

NSI Products - Mix Ratio Techniques

November 6, 2008  | Video

Mix ratio techniques

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   mix ratio   NSI  

En Vogue Geisha Nails

August 1, 2007  | Demo

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   En Vogue  

Help Desk

December 1, 2006  | Article

Why does my acrylic sometimes appear cloudy? Your technical questions answered! 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   air bubbles   The Help Desk  

How to Prevent Lifting

October 1, 2006  | Article

Lifting acrylic nails are frustrating to the nail tech and annoying to the client. Left uncorrected, they could trap water and be the first step toward a bacterial infection. But before we get defensive and start pointing fingers, let’s check out the nails — and let them do the talking.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   enhancements   lifting   techniques  

No Pinching

April 1, 2005  | Article

Simple tip to keep the creation of a great C-curve from hurting the client. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   C-curves   Doug Schoon  

10 New Tech Troubles

January 1, 2005  | Article

Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   BeautyTech.com   gel troubleshooting   lifting   time saving devices  

The Help Desk Answers Your Technical and Business Questions

April 1, 2004  | Article

This month, readers ask about sculpting, the difference between cuticle products, and the effect of medications on nails. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   cuticle oil   cuticle treatments   sculpting   yellowing  

[Un] Natural BEAUTY

April 1, 2004  | Article

Clients with common nail problems such as short nail beds, ski jump nails, and flat nails may never enjoy beautiful natural nails. But with the help of a little acrylic and the proper application you can create the illusion of flawless nails. Here we show you some techniques for camouflaging nail imperfections.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   C-curves   sculpting   ski jump nails  

We Have Liftoff - Troubleshooting Lifting Causes

January 1, 2004  | Article

We’ve compiled the many possible causes of lifting along with some handy solutions to take some of the guesswork out of your work.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   lifting  

Troubleshooter: Shaping Acrylic Nails Oval

January 1, 2003  | Article

Some diehard fans of the oval nail remain - causing problems for some nail techs who can’t seem to get the same result they would with the square look.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   filing techniques   shaping nails  

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