Glossary Terms


GlossaryLive Gel System
GlossaryLive Gel System

GEL SYSTEM [jel sis-tuhm]

What it is: Any artificial system that includes oligomer gels, a UV/LED lamp, primer and pH balancer, used in a professional nail service to create nail enhancements.
How to use: Used in a professional nail service to create a strong yet flexible overlay or nail extension.
How to apply: Applied with a synthetic brush to cover the natural nail for strength, to apply color or sculpt an extension, then cured under a UV or LED lamp.
How to remove: Soft gels can be soaked off with acetone or product remover while hard gels must be filed off with a hand file or electric file.
How to store: Store with lids tightly closed in a cool, dry place and keep away from heat and light.