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Preparation and aftercare guide

Preparation Steps:

  1. Cleanse: Begin with a clean slate by removing any nail polish or impurities using 100% pure acetone on a lint-free pad.
  2. Cuticle Care: Gently push back the cuticles and remove any dead skin to ensure a smooth application surface.
  3. Buffing: Use a 180-grit nail file to lightly buff the natural nail, removing any surface shine and creating an ideal surface for adhesion.
  4. Shaping: File the free edge of your nails into your preferred shape, ensuring you file in one direction to prevent any damage.
  5. Dust Off: Use a dusting brush to remove any filing residue from the nail surface.
  6. De-greasing: A final wipe with acetone prepares the nail plate by removing residual oils and dust.
  7. Priming: Apply a dehydrator and an acid-free primer to maximize the gel's adherence to the nail. This step, while not mandatory, is recommended for the best results.
  8. Base Coat Application: Your nails are now ready for the base coat application, setting the foundation for your gel polish.

Aftercare Recommendations:

  1. Gentle Handling: Treat your nails with extra care for the first 24-48 hours post-application. Though dry, they require this time to fully bond with the natural nail. Regular application of cuticle oil will aid in sealing and protecting the nails.
  2. Proper Removal: Always opt for pure acetone for removal and avoid peeling off the nails yourself. For safe removal, consult your salon or a professional.
  3. Product Awareness: Avoid products containing Lanolin or Mineral Oil, commonly found in moisturizers, sunscreens, and tanning products, as they can cause the gel to lift from the natural nail.
  4. Immediate Attention to Lifting: If you notice any lifting or damage, contact your salon promptly to prevent any potential for water and bacterial accumulation underneath, which could lead to damage.
  5. Hydration: Maintain nail and skin health by applying cuticle oil twice daily, ensuring ongoing hydration and care.