Nail extensions can be performed not only in the cabin, but also at home. This allows you to save a large amount.
Nevertheless, it is important to consider that this procedure requires experience and special skills, as well as the availability of materials.
Materials for nail extensions
Certainly, homeIt's cheaper than salon, because otherwise it just does not make sense, but this does not mean that you should save on materials. Particularly attentive to the selection and purchase of tools, because you will surely use them repeatedly.
What materials will you need? First of all, you need a quality modeling gel - the main element of your future long nails. It can be used in two ways. The first option - the application of the material on the inner surface of a special upper shape. The form is applied to the nail, and when the gel freezes, it is removed. The second option - gluing a special lower form, imitating the tip of the nail, to the edge of the nail plate. After it is attached, the gel is applied directly to the nail, thus securing the additional artificial layer and leveling the surface.
You also need to purchaseDegreaser, which you will handle nail plates before building. It should be inexpensive, but at the same quality. Degreaser applied to a lint-free napkin, and then wipe it with a nail. If you use a lower mold that is attached to the tip of the nail, you will also need special glue. Finally, be sure to use the liquid to sterilize the instruments before and after the procedure.
What tools are needed for nail extensions?
Before and after the nails, you needHandle the plate with saws and buffs. The saws are used to smooth the surface of the nail, as well as adjust its length and shape. Also among them there are special products intended for the accurate removal of excess gel near the cuticles. Buffs are used for grinding the nail plate. In addition, before performing the procedure, you need to remove and remove part of the cuticle and trim the nails, so you will need a wooden stick, manicure nippers and scissors.
A set of brushes is used to apply the gel. They can be rectangular, oval, oblique, round, square, flat. It is recommended to give preference to a brush with a hard nap.
You can both buy ready-made stencils forNail extensions, made of metal, paper or plastic, and try to make them yourself. When using plastic and paper forms, special cutters often adjust their length and shape.