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Ch 29 Light Cured Gels
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Gels used to increase adhesion to the natural nail plate.
Any thick-viscosity adhesive resin that is used to build an arch and curve to the fingernail.
A very thin-viscosity, light cured gel that is usually pigmented and packaged in a pot or a polish bottle and used as an alternative to traditional nail lacquers.
Also known as sealing gel, finishing gel, or shine gel; these gels are used over the finished light cured gel application to create a high shine.
hard UV and LED gels
Also known as traditional UV and LED 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 a UV gel has cured
The measure of how much electricity the bulb consumes.
Light Emitting Diode
The electronic device that houses the LED bulbs.
light cured gel
Also known as UV and LED gel; type of nail enhancement product that hardens when exposed to a UV and LED light.
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 the polymerization reaction
Any building or self-leveling gel that includes color pigment.
Gels that are thinner in consistency than building gels, allowing them to settle and level during application.
soft UV and LED gels
Also known as soakable gels; these gels are removed by soaking in acetone.
A method whereby two colors of resin are used to overlay the nail.
A main ingredient used to create light cured gel nail enhancements.
A main ingredient used alone or in combination with urethane acrylates to create light cured gel nail enhancements.
Also known as UV light bulb; special bulb that emits UV and LED light to cure UV and LED gel nail enhancements.
Also known as UV light unit; specialized electronic device that powers and controls UV and LED bulbs to cure UV and LED gel nail enhancements.
the measurement of the thickness or thinness of a liquid and how the fluid flows.
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