Materials for nail extension
Of course, home extensions should be cheaper salon, because otherwise it simply makes no sense, however, this does not mean that you skimp on materials. Especially heed to the selection and purchase of tools, because they you are surely going to use repeatedly.
What materials will you need? First and foremost you need a quality Builder gel – the main element of your future with long nails. It can be used in two ways. The first option is the deposition of material on the inner surface of a special top of the form. The form is applied to the nail, when the gel hardens, it is removed. The second option is gluing a special bottom shape, simulating the tip of the nail, to the edge of the nail plate. After attaching the gel is applied directly on the nail, thus assuring additional artificial layer and leveling the surface.
Also, be sure to purchase a degreaser that you will handle the nail plate before the application. It needs to be inexpensive but of high quality. Degreaser applied on a lint-free cloth, and then wipe it to the nail. If you use the lower form, which is attached to the tip of the nail, you will also need a special glue. Finally, be sure to use the liquid for the sterilization of instruments before and after the procedure.
What tools do you need for nail
Before the nails and after it is necessary to process a plate saws and buffs. Nail files are used for leveling the surface of the nail, as well as the correct length and shape. Also among them there are special products designed for the gentle removal of excess gel near cuticles. Buffs are used for polishing the nail plate. In addition, before you perform the procedure you need to push and remove the cuticle part, and cut nails, so you'll need wooden stick, nail clippers, and scissors.
For applying the gel use a set of brushes. They can be rectangular, oval, beveled, round, square, flat. It is recommended to use brush with hard bristles.
You can buy ready-made stencils for nail, made of metal, paper or plastic, and to try to make them yourself. When using plastic and paper forms often use a special pliers, the adjustment of their length and form.