Directions. Acrylic Refill. When purchasing a sculpting brush, remember excellence comes from practice and the use of superior tools.

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1 Lesson 3 R Completed acrylic refill nails with natural finish. Acrylic Refill The client consultation is an important part of your professional service. Be sure to complete this step prior to each client service you provide. Your successful retail sales and customer satisfaction rates depend upon it! Directions S Completed acrylic refill nails with color polish. 7. Suggest appropriate retail tools for the client s at-home nail maintenance. 8. Follow standard cleanup procedures. 9. Document client profile card/file. When purchasing a sculpting brush, remember excellence comes from practice and the use of superior tools. Chapter 9, Lesson 3 A R T O F S c u l p t u r e d n a i l s 487

2 Overview Lesson 4 Time Allotment: minutes Textbook Pages: Objectives Gel Nails (Light-Cured) Upon successful completion of this lesson, students will: Be able to provide an alternative method of creating nail enhancements without the odor and remixing of product. Before After Materials Towels Disinfectant Client Profile Card/File Waste Receptacle Sculpting Brushes Goggles Gel Primer Gel Top Coat Wet Disinfectant Jar Manicure Stick Hand Gel Sanitizer Plastic Container Ultra-violet Light System Cuticle Oil or Cream Gel Cleaner Gel Sealer Base Coat Files and Buffers Polish Remover Cuticle Pusher Nail Clipper Dust and Safety Masks Nail Forms Cotton and Nail Wipes Color Polish Practice Hand Procedures 1. Introduction: Explain Gel Nails and what skills the students will learn. 2. Demonstration: Apply Gel Nails on student or guest. 3. Student Activity: Students apply Gel Nails. Evaluation Student evaluation based on execution of the following standardized grading system. Observe the students carefully during any practical skills exercises. Simple Skills: Student completes the gel nail application skill on a practice hand. Intermediate Skills: Student completes the gel nail application skill as a student exchange. Complex Skills: Student completes the gel nail application skill on a model. 488 N A I L S

3 Lesson 4 1. Nail technician sanitizes hands. 2. Sanitize and set up table. 3. Client sanitizes hands. 4. Remove polish from nails. 5. Perform a visual examination of hands and nails. 6. Follow procedure as shown and manufacturer s instructions. Gel Nails (Light-Cured) D Apply nail forms to all nails; refer to procedure in this chapter, page 362 or nail tips from chapter 8, page 346 CAUTION: Use only disposable nail forms. Reusable forms are made of metal or plastic, which cannot be used under UV light. G Use a larger amount of gel and apply to zone 1, building the free edge. Directions A Use cotton-wrapped manicure stick or pusher and gently push back cuticles. Apply a nail antiseptic to the natural nails; spray on or wipe over nail with nail wipe. E Apply a base coat of gel acrylic to entire nail, using a small amount of gel. H Cure gel under UV light source. Repeat Steps G and H on thumbs following manufacturer s instructions. B Shape free edge of natural nails and buff vertically following grain of nail to remove shine or natural oils for adhesion. C Apply gel primer to natural nails to enhance adhesion. NOTE: Not all gel systems require a gel primer; follow manufacturer s directions. F Cure (harden) gel under UV light source. Repeat Steps E and F on thumbs following manufacturer s instructions. I Apply gel over entire nail, building layers to form the thickness of a natural nail. Cure nails under UV light and repeat on thumbs. Follow manufacturer s directions on building gel product. Chapter 9, Lesson 4 A R T O F S c u l p t u r e d n a i l s 489

4 J DirectionsLesson 4 Gel Nails (Light-Cured) Remove form and wipe entire nail with a gel cleaner (alcohol or acetone based) to remove sticky residue or inhibition layer. M Smooth over surface of nail with a medium or fine abrasive. When completed, remember to view all sides of nail for proper proportion. P Completed gel nails with natural finish. 7. Suggest appropriate retail tools for the client s at-home nail maintenance. 8. Follow standard cleanup procedures. 9. Document client profile card/file. K Completed gel nail before shaping and buffing. L Use a coarse or medium abrasive to shape and smooth free edge. N Use a buffer/shiner on surface of nail to produce a natural finish. Ask client to wash hands to remove product residue and filing dust. O Apply cuticle oil or cream and massage into skin surrounding nails. The client consultation is an important part of your professional service. Be sure to complete this step prior to each client service you provide. Your successful retail sales and customer satisfaction rates depend upon it! 490 N A I L S

5 Teacher Notes Chapter 9, Lesson 4 A R T O F s c u l p t u r e d n a i l s 491

6 Overview Lesson 5 Time Allotment: minutes Textbook Pages: Objectives Gel Refill (Light-Cured) Upon successful completion of this lesson, students will: Be able to provide continual wear of gel nails by maintaining the new growth area of each nail. Before After Materials Towels Disinfectant Client Profile Card/File Waste Receptacle Sculpting Brushes Goggles Gel Primer Gel Top Coat Wet Disinfectant Jar Manicure Stick Hand Gel Sanitizer Plastic Container Ultra-violet Light System Cuticle Oil or Cream Gel Cleaner Gel Sealer Base Coat Files and Buffers Polish Remover Cuticle Pusher Nail Clipper Dust and Safety Masks Nail Forms Cotton and Nail Wipes Color Polish Practice Hand Procedures 1. Introduction: Explain Gel Refill and what skills the students will learn. 2. Demonstration: Apply Gel Refill on student or guest. 3. Student Activity: Students apply Gel Refill. Evaluation Student evaluation based on execution of the following standardized grading system. Observe the students carefully during any practical skills exercises. Simple Skills: Student completes the gel refill nail application skill on a practice hand. Intermediate Skills: Student completes the gel refill nail application skill as a student exchange. Complex Skills: Student completes the gel refill nail application skill on a model. 492 N A I L S

7 Lesson 5 1. Nail technician sanitizes hands. 2. Sanitize and set up table. 3. Client sanitizes hands. 4. Remove polish from nails. 5. Perform a visual examination of hands and nails. 6. Follow procedure as shown and manufacturer s instructions. Gel Refill (Light-Cured) D Using a coarse abrasive, carefully smooth nails to remove line of demarcation by blending the fill-in area. G Cure (harden) gel under UV light source. Repeat Steps F and G on thumbs following manufacturer s instructions. Directions A Pointer shows refill area of nails. E Continue blending using a medium to fine abrasive. H Apply gel acrylic to fill-in area. B Use cotton-wrapped manicure stick or pusher and gently push back cuticles. Apply a nail antiseptic to the nails; spray on or wipe over nail with nail wipe. F Apply a base coat of gel primer to fill-in area ONLY. I Lightly press a base gel into fill-in area keeping away from surrounding skin. Gel will naturally conform to nail plate due to product consistency. C Shape free edge of gel nails using a coarse abrasive. Chapter 9, Lesson 5 A R T O F S c u l p t u r e d n a i l s 493

8 Directions Lesson 5 J Cure gel under UV light source. Repeat Steps H thru J on thumbs following manufacturer s instructions. Gel Refill (Light-Cured) M Use a coarse abrasive to smooth over fill-in area. P Finish by placing nails under a UV light to cure the gel sealer. Ask client to wash hands to remove product residue and filing dust. Repeat Steps O and P on thumbs. K Reapply a builder gel in fill-in area to increase thickness. Cure nails under UV light and repeat on thumbs. Follow manufacturer s directions on building gel product. N Continue smoothing over surface of nails with a medium or fine abrasive. When completed, view all sides of nails for proper proportion. Q Massage cuticle cream or oil into skin surrounding nails. L Wipe nail with a gel cleaner (alcohol or acetone based) to remove sticky residue or inhibition layer. Repeat Steps K and L on thumbs. O Apply a gel sealer to provide durability and shine to the nails. R Completed gel refills with natural finish. 7. Suggest appropriate retail tools for the client s at-home nail maintenance. 8. Follow standard cleanup procedures. 9. Document client profile card/file. 494 N A I L S

9 Lesson 5 The client consultation is an important part of your professional service. Be sure to complete this step prior to each client service you provide. Your successful retail sales and customer satisfaction rates depend upon it! Gel Refill (Light-Cured) Directions Gel fills are serviced with maintenance or refills every two to three weeks depending on amount of new growth. Chapter 9, Lesson 5 A R T O F S c u l p t u r e d n a i l s 495

10 Overview Lesson 6 Time Allotment: 75 minutes Textbook Pages: Objectives Upon successful completion of this lesson, students will: Be able to use the electric file for finishing a set of acrylic nails within a reasonable amount of time. Acrylic Nails Using Electric File Before After Materials Towels Monomer Polymer Disinfectant Client Profile Card/File Waste Receptacle Sculpting Brushes Goggles Primer Top Coat Wet Disinfectant Jar Manicure Stick Hand Gel Sanitizer Plastic Container Electric File Cuticle Oil or Cream Dehydrant Base Coat Polish Remover Cuticle Pusher Nail Clipper Electric File Bits Dust and Safety Masks Nail Forms (paper, plastic, or metal) Cotton and Nail Wipes Color Polish Practice Hand Procedures 1. Introduction: Explain the finishing of Acrylic Nails Using Electric File and what skills the students will learn. 2. Demonstration: Perform the finishing of Acrylic Nails Using Electric File on student or guest. 3. Student Activity: Students perform the finishing of Acrylic Nails Using Electric File. Evaluation Student evaluation based on execution of the following standardized grading system. Observe the students carefully during any practical skills exercises. Simple Skills: Student completes the acrylic nails using electric file skill on a practice hand. Intermediate Skills: Student completes the acrylic nails using electric file skill as a student exchange. Complex Skills: Student completes the acrylic nails using electric file skill on a model. 496 N A I L S