Glossary Terms


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GlossaryLive Glossary Term Builder Gel

GEL SYSTEM [hahrd-jels]

What it is: A partially polymerized acrylate, with a gel-like consistency, that includes a photoinitiator that fully cures or polymerizes when exposed to a specialized range of UV or LED light. Available in different viscosities and shades for creating nail enhancements.
How to use: Used as an artificial nail enhancement or a nail art medium for the creation and decoration of nails.
How to apply: Float onto a nail form or over a nail tip to strengthen, extend or color the nail. Also used with gel brushes to create nail designs before curing in a UV or LED lamp.
How to remove: File off according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
How to store: Store with lids tightly closed in a cool, dry place and keep away from heat and light.