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ACRYLIC NAILS

MANICURE

GEL NAILS

SHELLAC

PEDICURE

ACRYLIC NAILS

An acrylic overlay is the combination of a liquid monomer and powder polymer that creates a hard protective layer over your natural nail.

How long does it take? An acrylic overlay manicure can take up to an hour and 30 minutes.

How is it done? “Acrylic manicure has the same steps as a gel manicure but with the use of liquid monomer and powder polymer to build over the natural nail and is then coated with polish or cured with a UV light should the client get a gel manicure on top,” Cardenas explains.

How long does it last? An acrylic overlay can last up to 2-3 weeks.

How do you remove it? An acrylic overlay is soaked off with acetone.

Does it damage the nail? If its done and removed by a professional technician, no.

MANICURE

A basic manicure is your standard manicure. “The nail tech will start off by soaking your hands in warm soapy water to soothe and soften dead skin cells,” Higuchi says. “Then, the nail tech will file and buff, clean the cuticle, and massage your hands with a hand cream. Painting the base coat, color, and top coat is next and then a cuticle oil is applied.”

How long does it take? A basic manicure takes up to 30 minutes.

How long does it last? A basic manicure can last anywhere up to seven days.

How do you remove it? The polish can be removed with nail polish remover or acetone.

Does it damage the nail? No. A basic manicure can go a long way in helping to revive your nails, hydrating them and keeping good nail health in trimming your nails/cuticles regularly.

GEL NAILS

“A gel manicure includes the same basic manicure process but with the addition of a gel polish cured under UV light twice, then the top coat is applied to cure the nail,” Cardenas says.

How long does it take? A one-color gel manicure takes up to 45 minutes.

How long does it last? A gel manicure can last anywhere between two to three weeks.

How do you remove it? Gel polish is removed with an acetone soak-off, but it’s best to return to the salon for take-off.

SHELLAC

Regular nail polish takes long to dry and gel can sometimes lead to damage if removed incorrectly—a shellac manicure is your happy medium. “Shellac is the brand name,” Higuchi says. “It’s a patent pending nail product created by Creative Nail Design (CND). It is a hybrid, meaning half nail polish, half gel and can be applied similarly to nail polish on your natural nails. It is cured through UV lighting.”

How long does it take?
 A shellac manicure can take up to 45 min.

How is it done? It follows the same steps as a gel manicure.

How long does it last? A shellac manicure can last up to three weeks.

How do you remove it? A shellac manicure can be removed with acetone.

Does it damage the nail? You can risk damaging your nails if you peel or remove the product incorrectly.

PEDICURE

Getting a professional pedicure at a salon is a great way to relax for a few moments of your day and to get an elegant or fun look for your feet. While you may think that a pedicure is just a way to get your old nail polish removed and new polish applied, some standard professional pedicure steps will be followed at any good nail salon no matter the type of pedicure you’re having done.

Your nail technician, whether at Regal Nails, Lovely Nails, or another local nail salon, will care for the health of your nails and your skin while also ensuring that you have a completely relaxing experience. Get ready for your next professional pedicure by learning the step-by-step process that your nail technician will most likely follow.