Chapter 29 UV Gels
Terms in this set (21)
hard UV gels
"traditional UV gels" gels that cannot be removed with a solvent and must be filed off the natural nail.
the tacky surface left on the nail after the UV gel has cured.
short chain of monomer liquids that is often thick, sticky, and gel-like and that is not long enough to be considered a polymer.
when one color of gel, usually clear, is applied over the entire surface of the nail.
the amount of colored pigment concentration in a gel, making it more or less difficult to see through.
a chemical that initiates tthe polymerization reaction.
pigmented UV gels
any building or self-leveling gel that includes color pigment.,
soft UV gels
"soakable gels" these gels are removed by soaking in acetone.
a method whereby two colors of resin are used to overlay the nail
the measure of how much electricity the lamp consumes
a main ingredient used to create UV gel nail enhancement.
a maqin ingredient used to create UV gel nail enhancements.
UV bonding agent
gels used to increase adhesion to the natural nail plate.
UV building gels
any thick-vicosity adhesive resin that is used to buiild an arch and curve to the fingernail.
type of nail enhancement product that hardens when exposed to a UV light.
UV gel polish
a very thin-vicosity UV gel that is usually pigmented and packaged in a pot or polish bottle and used as an alternative to traditional nail lacquers.
UV gloss gel
This type of UV gel is used over the finished UV gel application to create a high shine, similar to a top coat.
This is a special bulb that emits UV light to cure UV gel enhancements
UV light unit
A specialized electronic device that powers and controls UV lamps to cure UV gel nail enhancements
UV self-leveling gels
This type of UV gel is thinner in consistency than building gels, allowing them to settle and level during application. Used to enhance thickness of the overlay while providing a smoother surface