Hard UV gels
"traditional UV gels"; gels that cannot be removed with a solvent and must be filed off the natural nail.
Short chain of monomer liquids that is often thick, sticky, and gel-like and that is not long enough to be considered a polymer
When one color of gel, usually clear, is applied over the entire surface of the nail.
The amount of colored pigment concentration in a gel, making it more or less difficult to see through.
UV building gels
Any thick-viscosity adhesive resin that is used to build an arch and curve to the fingernail
UV gel polish
A very thin-viscosity UV gel that is usually pigmented and packaged in a pot or a polish bottle and used as an alternative to traditional nail lacquers.
UV gloss gel
"sealing gel, finishing gel, or shine gel"; these gels are used over the finished UV gel application to create a high shine.
UV light unit
"UV light"; specialized electronic device that powers and controls UV lamps to cure UV gel nail enhancements
UV self-leveling gels
Gels that are thinner in consistency than building gels, allowing them to settle and level during application
UV bonding gel
Product designed specifically to improve adhesion of UV gels to the natural nail plate.
reduce the strength of the cured gel
Introducing air into the UV gel as you apply it to the fingernail will _______.
UV bonding gel
Thick-viscosity resin that allows the cosmetologist to build an arch and curve on a fingernail
If a UV light unit has four lamps in it, and each lamp is 7-watts, it is known as a _______ light unit.
Different UV lamps produce greatly differing amounts of UV light. This is referred to as the UV lamp intensity or _______
have clients insert their hands into the UV lamp slowly
To help control the heat generated from the chemical reaction that occurs when UV gels cure, it is recommended that you _________.