Glossary Terms


GlossaryLive Gel
GlossaryLive Gel

GEL [jel]

What it is: An oligomer of varying viscosities that includes a photoinitiater that when exposed to UV/LED light energy polymerizes to create a nail coating.
How to use: Used as a nail enhancement product to create a strong and/or flexible overlay or nail extension.
How to apply: Applied with a synthetic brush to cover the natural nail 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.