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5 NAIL DIPPING TIPS

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5 NAIL DIPPING TIPS

5 QUICK NAIL DIPPING TIPS Dipping is an easy way to get great looking, strong shiny nails!Nail dipping gives your nails strength, stops them from breaking and enables them to grow while looking well manicured. HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO GET YOUR NAILS LOOKING GORGEOUS AND PROFESSIONAL: 1. Apply your base super thin. This will give you a nice even coverage when you dip, meaning a smoother finish with very little filing needed, saving you precious time and effort! 2. Sealer/Activator must not come into direct contact with your top or base gel. If your top gel brush touches Sealer on the nails...

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HOW TO PREP YOUR DIPPED NAILS CORRECTLY TO AVOID LIFTING

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HOW TO PREP YOUR DIPPED NAILS CORRECTLY TO AVOID LIFTING

HOW TO PREP YOUR DIPPED NAILS CORRECTLY TO AVOID LIFTING. Lifting problems? It's all in the prep!   With any nail system, whether plain old nail polish, gel, acrylic or dip nail powder, nails can chip, peel, break or lift.   There is no such thing as permanent nail enhancements as the nails continue to grow – no matter which product you choose to coat your nail -nothing is forever - Your nail grows and moves and over time the bond between your nail and the product weakens.   The stronger the bond the longer your dip powder nails will...

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NAIL DIPPING – HOW TO KEEP YOUR BRUSHES IN TOP CONDITION

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NAIL DIPPING – HOW TO KEEP YOUR BRUSHES IN TOP CONDITION

Looking after your nail dipping brushes Looking after your brushes correctly is crucial to long lasting products and beautiful dip powder nails! The liquids in your kit are designed to work together to create fast drying, strong nails. If used incorrectly it will diminish the life of your products.   TIPS TO KEEP YOUR DIPPING NAIL BRUSHES IN TOP CONDITION Always dust excess powder off the nail - this prevents your brush from picking up powder and contaminating your base. Wipe your brush on a paper towel between coats After applying Activator to all 10 nails (the second time, before you apply...

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NAIL DIP POWDER EXPLAINED

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NAIL DIP POWDER EXPLAINED

WHAT IS NAIL DIPPING? An alternative to acrylic and gel, nail dip powder has become extremely popular and loved by nail techs and clients. The powder provides strength and protection while your nails continue to grow underneath. Our dip powder can also be applied over nail tips to extend the length. HOW NAIL DIPPING WORKS: A gel/resin base is applied to the nail then dipped into a coloured powder. After dipping 2-3 times a sealer product is brushed on to the nails to speed up the drying process. Once dry, the nails are filed and shaped, followed by more sealer and...

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DIP POWDER INSTRUCTIONS

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DIP POWDER INSTRUCTIONS

NAIL DIPPING STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS For a fast and easy dip powder coating over your own nails follow these simple steps: Prep your Nails: To ensure long lasting results we recommend the following nail prep before dipping your nails: 1. Wash hands2. Shape nails and file down length if desired.3. Push back cuticles4. Remove shine from nails using block buffer5. Brush away dust6. Cleanse nail plate using alcohol or nail polish remover/acetone Get Dipping: 1. Paint a thin coat of Gel BASE onto the nail, a hairline away from the cuticle.  2. Dip into powder. Tap to remove excess. Repeat...

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