Thanks to the ample amount of the protein in its formula, the strengthener acts in a similar fashion as the in-salon treatment for your strands—the keratin actually bonds to the natural keratin proteins in your nails to fortify weak areas, and bring back moisture lost to LED lights and acetone.
French manicures require a steady hand and real precision if they’re going to look good. Thus its popularity: French nails are versatile.
If you’re looking to simply change your nail color or re-paint your nails, we have you covered.
Gel manicures are arguably one of the most exciting beauty innovations of the last few years–a mani that lasts for two solid weeks without chipping and doesn’t require any dry time seems downright miraculous.
Your nail technician will mix a liquid with a powder and brush the mixture onto your nails. They’ll usually cover your entire nail, though sometimes they’ll just add tips or a flexible form that they can sculpt to extend your nails.
The manicurist will use a technique called airbrushing instead of the usual apply and dry. After the nail is airbrushed, a UV sealant is used to protect the underlying layer.
Once you’ve applied your full set of UV Gel Permanent French nails, it is important to maintain their fresh look at least once a month. However, there is no need to completely remove and re-apply the UV Gel Set.
Your technician will gently file down the acrylic edge closest to your nail bed, then fill in the empty area between your nail bed and the existing acrylic nail.
Special gel used to highlight all colors, hues and glosses used under builder, color or Nail Art. If used directly on the natural nail the end result will be a very natural transparent pink hue.
Weak nails occur from either constant injury or aging. Both injuries and aging reduce the amount of minerals sent to your fingernails, which keratin needs. If you cannot build up keratin, weak nails will start to occur.
A French pedicure is a specific style of painting the nails that consists of a natural looking clear, pink or nude toned base polish paired with thin white tips. It can be achieved on natural nails as well as on acrylic or artificial nails.
Using gel instead of traditional polish is said to make the pedicure last longer, without chipping. The gel also provides a smooth, clean look.
If you’re looking for a quick service to simply change the color on your toes, here it is, this is a dry quick way to fix up your nail toes.
It is a longer service, with more steps — an aromatic salt rub, hydrating mask, hot towel wrap, hot stone massage or paraffin dip — that make the spa manicure last longer and feel more