When only one color of nail enhancement product is applied over the entire surface if the nail.
A chemical which in combination with resins and the proper curing lamp causes UV gels to cure.
Two different colors of gel are applied to the surface of the nail, in different places, as in a French manicure.
Urethane Acrylate and Urethane Methacrylate
Main ingredients used to create UV gel nail enhancements.
UV Building Gels
Thick viscosity adhesive gels that are used to build an arch and curve to the fingernail.
UV Gel Polishes
An alternative to traditional nail lacquers. UV gel polishes do not dry as a nail lacquer does; they cure in a UV light unit.
The type of nail enhancement product that hardens when exposed to an ultraviolet (UV) light source.
UV Gloss Gels
Sealing gels, finishing gels, or shine gels. These gels are used to finish the nails and to create a glossy shine.
UV Light Unit (or UV Light)
Specialized electronic device that powers and controls UV lamps to cure UV gel nail enhancements.
UV Self-leveling Gels
A group of gels that is used to enhance the thickness of other gels while providing a smoother surface than some UV building gels.
White UV Gels (pigmented gels)
Building gels, used early in the service, or self-leveling gels, used near the final contouring procedure.
The term refers to the type of starting material that is used to create the most common UV gel resins.
A UV gel that uses fiber glass.
If your client returns often with broken enhancements, it is recommended that you try:
Overlaps the tip's edge to prevent lifting.
When performing a one-color UV gel application on tips, the UV gel:
Self-leveling UV gel.
When performing a one-color UV gel application, after the first layer of gel has cured, it is recommended that you apply a small amount of:
Sunlight, UV lamps, and full-spectrum table lamps.
During a UV gel application, it is important to keep the brush and gel away from:
Thicker in viscosity.
Compared to more opaque pigmented gels, less opaque pigmented gels typically are: