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Nail Care & Manicures: Mold & Gel nails, gel nails, mold growth
gel nails, mold growth, nail tech: I don t think you need medical treatment for this sort of thing, your nail tech should be able to solve this. She will need to remove all the lifted product and then disinfect and re-apply. As I said earlier watch out for other lifting problems, have them...

Nail Care & Manicures: manicure, parafin dip, nails
parafin dip, nails: Since your hands are very dry now, i would recomend a parafin dip, this will mosturize them deeply leaving them feeling soft, to maintain the results you should apply hand balm daily, a very good product you can use is solar butter by creative, if not chose...

Nail Care & Manicures: manicure, creative nail design, french manicures
creative nail design, french manicures, nail enhancements: Well i think the best way to start is to get an education. Take a course on whatever you plan to do manicure/pedicure/acrylics/gel/fierglass. There are several companies that gives these courses. I don t know wich companies are available over there, but if...

Nail Care & Manicures: i have mma nails and i'm pissed., fake nails, natural nails
fake nails, natural nails, quality uv: Hi Joanna First, CONGRATS on your engagement :-) I m glad you decided to educate yourself, but it s truly unfortunate that you got MMA as your fist experience. With all the discount shops, it s truly difficult to find a good technician. Keeping in mind,...

Nail Care & Manicures: NAIL ADHESION!, cosmetology school, beautiful nails
cosmetology school, beautiful nails, cuticle area: Hi Evonne, There are three main causes of lifting: Bad mix ratio, bad prepping, or getting product on the cuticles. If you have the wrong product mix ratio it can cause lifting in multiple way. If you have to much liquid in the ratio, and can easily run...

Nail Care & Manicures: NASTY NAILS, washing dishes, washing clothes
washing dishes, washing clothes, housework: Unfortunetly there s no way to make them grow faster, but to make them stonger the best advice i can give you is to wear gloves, when doing the dished and other housework, especially when it envolves water. Also you should apply mosturizer every day (best...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail bed pain after having acrylics on, nail beds, nail plate
nail beds, nail plate, nail bed: hi paula any pain in the nail bed after any nail application is a sign of damage or trauma. some of the things likely to cause this are: tips put on that are too small a drill or file used aggressively directly on the nail plate, which is uneccessary....

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail biting/getting them done, nail biter, quality standarts
nail biter, quality standarts, nail biters: I would say definetly go for it! Results can be so dramatic on nail biters, i m sure you ll just love you nails. So just fing a good salon, that uses good products and with high quality standarts and good higiene. Besides, if you re not happy with the results...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail biting, nails co, acrylic nails
nails co, acrylic nails, paint work: Hi paige, yes pink and white or any type of french is perfect for a wedding. Just make sure u go somewhere reputable, search the net in your area, then request their pricelists and check qualifications and experience and whether they can sculpt. Good luck...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail biting & growth, dry cuticles, natural healer
dry cuticles, natural healer, taste buds: Mo, I m not so familiar with what is carried in drug stores. I m sure you could find something in any store, especially wal-mart. But my question would be, Is it a quality product. I have heard of another product through a fellow technician called CONTROL-IT!...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail biting!!!, household chores, long periods of time
household chores, long periods of time, biting my nails: I am terrible sorry that this addition is bothering you so much. But at least now you are determined to stop. To improve your nails your should moisturize them (with cuticle oil and lotion or balm), avoid having them in water for long periods of time, and...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Care, creative nail design, acetone remover
creative nail design, acetone remover, artificial nails: hi joan yes to non-acetone remover. cuticle remover shouldnt affect the polish, but u would b better off using solar oil, which will nourish the nail and the surrounding skin. did the nail tech work on your cuticle area, ie perform a mini manicure b4 applying...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Care & Manicures, nail enhancements, natural nails
nail enhancements, natural nails, enhancement system: Hi Joann! I have TONNES of advice and information for you with regards to this big decision. And to be fair, it IS a BIG decision. Nail enhancements require regular maintenance, so there s a financial commitment to them IF you want to keep them nice and...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Care, nail biters, nail biter
nail biters, nail biter, nail deformities: HI Andrea! There are a few options for extra strength. 1- nail hardener (be careful these are tricky the main ingredient in most is phermeldahyde which drys out your nail in order to make it harder) I recommend Cuccio horse tail nail strengthener it is...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Colors, pink nails, pet peeve
pink nails, pet peeve, nail colors: In my personal opinion, it s BETTER to not match them!! It s a pet peeve of mine when folks match their nails and toes AND clothing- What kind of statement is that making? It s not very stylish, and it screams BORING! ;) I think it s better if the colors...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail care, uv gel nails, natural nails
uv gel nails, natural nails, nail enhancements: Dear Tanisha, Please see this page for a description of the different types of nail enhancements: http://ongles-chez-victoria.tripod.com/victoriasnails/id16.html Solar Nails is a brand of products owned and distributed by Creative (on this site here:...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail color chipping, silk wraps, long periods of time
silk wraps, long periods of time, natural nails: This could be either the quality of the polish (that is not very good) or you are stressing out your nails. Do you have them in water for long periods of time like doing the dishes? Do you usually wear gloves? Or perhaps you are applying the polish to thick....

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail cuticle/nail bed question, dry cuticles, nail beds
dry cuticles, nail beds, cuticle oil: Hi Kimberly Your nipping is what is causing the vicious cycle. I try to nip sparingly because when you cut the cuticle skin it grows back thicker and harder hence you start the cycle. Try getting some Solar cuticle oil and putting it on everynight before...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Discolouridge, nailbed, nail bed
nailbed, nail bed, little finger: I m sorry but it is very dificult to answer your question without looking at your nails, perhaps you shoud ask a manicure or a doctor. Sorry i couldn t be more helpfull. Sorry for taking longer than usual to reply but i ve been having some problems conecting...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Envy!, fake nails, nail beds
fake nails, nail beds, prescription pills: Well, if the adhesive you use to glue the nails on is a professional adhesive there should be no problem as it is the same as medical grade adhesive used to seal wounds. You can have a nail tech to sculpt you toenails in acrylic and then you can glue it yourself...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Extensions, natural nail, nail extensions
natural nail, nail extensions, acrylic gel: hi vanessa firstly, if the brand is a good one, all systems do equal things to the nail. all systems sit onto the natural nail, some bond better than others, but there are 2 ways in which natural nail damage can occur. 1. if an inexperienced or heavy handed...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail extensions??, nails co, pure acetone
nails co, pure acetone, plastic tip: Hi Maria Acrylic is a mix of liquid and powder that goes over the plastic tip, it is very tough and can be removed by soaking in pure acetone, Gel is a product that looks like clear honey and is applied over the plastic tip and cured under a UV lamp, it...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail extensions and soft contacts, acrylic nail extensions, soft contact lenses
acrylic nail extensions, soft contact lenses, long nails: Dear Linda, Thanks for your lovely compliments!! With regards to contacts... to date, none of my clients have complained of any problems with regards to contact lenses. I myself don t wear contacts, nor glasses, so I can t comment on personal experience...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Fills, gel nails, brisa nails
gel nails, brisa nails, toxic type: Dear Marsha, How extended of a period? Can she not refer you to a colleague? You CAN have them infilled by a different brand of UV Gel BUT you must make absolutely CERTAIN that it IS a true UV Gel. There are many salons out there scamming the public,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Fills, nail enhancements, smile line
nail enhancements, smile line, acrylic nails: Kelly, thank you for you question! My aunt had this same problem, the language barrier, and the whites growing out and looking bad. Unfortunately the only thing they would do is airbrush the whites on rather than moving the acrylic back. For some people thats...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Fungus, using acrylics, nail fungus
using acrylics, nail fungus, natural nails: First of all sorry for taking so long, I ve had some trouble connecting to the Internet lately. What you had on your nail wasn t a fungus, fungus do not grown on nails, this was probably a bacterial growth that developed in a lifting. Lifted parts of enhancements...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail fungus, nail fungus, bacterial infection
nail fungus, bacterial infection, medication: Even thow i m quite sure that you can not have fungus on your nail, you can have a bacterial infection that can easily be mistaken for fungus. The only way to treat this is by going to a doctor and to follow the adivised procedure. Do not try to get over-the-counter...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail glue does not work on gels, nail glue, nail plate
nail glue, nail plate, uv gel: Hi Danielle, I strongly advise against using nail glue for any cracks with any enhancements. Glue is porous and allows moisture in, and may cause greenies , an infection on the nail plate. When a nail is cracked/broken/chipped etc.. it s best to have...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail growth, calcium pills, rich diet
calcium pills, rich diet, nail growth: Well, nails actually contain a very small amount of calcium but they can benefit from a vitamin rich diet. There are some tablets in the market that contain a mix of vitamins and nutrients that can help nail growth. These tablets also benefit the hair...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Lifting From Bed, uv gel nails, natural nails
uv gel nails, natural nails, nail bed: I m sorry to hear that you were indeed scammed. There is no such thing as gel powder . It s either UV Gel OR it s Liquid and Powder Acrylic (there are also wraps and dips, but they aren t used that often). With regards to your nails... the best you can hope...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail overlays and extensions, natural nails, nail extension
natural nails, nail extension, salon price: A nail extension is when you extend the lenght of your nails, either by applying a plastic tip and then the enhancement product (gel, acrylic, fiberglass), or by sculpting with the product. An overlay is when you apply a nail enhancement product on your...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail overlays, gels, etc. Solar?, polimerization, natural nails
polimerization, natural nails, cuticle oil: There are only 3 types of nail enhncements, gel, fiberglass and acrylic and none of them harms the natural nails when applied correctly by and experienced tech. I ve heard about solar line by Creative Nail Product but i don t know if this is what you are reffering...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Poish Stains On Nails, nail polish remover, natural nails
nail polish remover, natural nails, nail polishes: There are some nail polishes (usually of inferior quality) that can have this effect on nails. You should try using a 3-way buffing block or buffing file to buff your nails, this will probably remove the stains. You should discard this nail polish and only...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Polish/reply, polish peeling right away after applying, manicure services, nail polishes
manicure services, nail polishes, touch ups: HI Linda~! I personally have never been thru this. IF you DO not wear a TOP coat or Sealer over your polish yes it will not last long at all, ALL polishes are meant to have a sealer. For example if you sand down a table and apply a wood stain then to keep...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Polish, arabic gum, ming dynasty
arabic gum, ming dynasty, car paint: Hi Chelsey- Nail polish has been around since about 30 BCE. They Egyptians apparently used to dip their fingers into orange henna. During the Ming Dynasty, polish was made from a combination of beeswax, egg whites, gelatine, vegetable dies and arabic gum....

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Primer & Lifting, generic problems, natural nail
generic problems, natural nail, fibreglass: hi julie im really sorry, but the resin dipping system is the only system that i dont use and have never had any education on. this is not the 1st question that ive received on problems with this system, and the only advice i can give you is to look into...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail polish, nail polish, cool dry place
nail polish, cool dry place, polishes: Hi Kelley, Sorry for the delay in answering! Nail polish can last as long as 2 years. BUT not all polishes will do so. Many factors such as how often is the polish opened and exposed to air, what quality is it, how old was it when it was purchased and...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail powders, pink diamond, excatly
pink diamond, excatly, toxic products: Hi Ms Hyde, I regret, but I have not heard of diamond nail powders . It certainly doesn t seem to be a name brand either. You should speak to your technician about obtaining a more natural white for your services. All Q uality Acrylic brands DO...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail problems!, creative nail design, nailbed
creative nail design, nailbed, solar oil: Ashley~ I apologize for the delay but I was unable to open your question! First, I think I would see a dermatologist, especially if it is all of your nails. That way you can rule out anything else that it may me. Second, you did not mention how you maintain...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Removal, nail tech, acetone
nail tech, acetone, buff: Well, this product left on you nails is probably nail adhesive, it should come off with acetone too so perhaps your nail tech did use superglue on you, so the best advice i can give it to visit a nail tech to have this removed, probably by filing, this is...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Salon Concerns, nails co, natural nails
nails co, natural nails, french manicure: Hi Im afraid you definitely have been exposed to MMA and your salon is exactly that, not reputable. Maybe not a good idea to remove them as they are a new set now and u said your nails were painful underneath, i would find a salon to just maintain them and...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Salons, quality nail, hi mary
quality nail, hi mary, apposed: Hi Mary! Here s a page on my site that can help you discern if your salon is NSS or not. http://ongles-chez-victoria.tripod.com/victoriasnails/id18.html Also, if you visit beautytech.com, there are many US techs on that site, all very conscientous....

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Stregnthners, doing the dishes, houseworks
doing the dishes, houseworks, laywers: Hi, Nail strenghtners really work but their application should be renewed every other day (without removing the previous aplication). And once a week the old laywers should be removed and a new one applied. But the best thing to keep your nails strong is...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail will not stay on, ammonias, body chemistry
ammonias, body chemistry, nail tech: Hi Cris- This could be from a couple of reasons, 1- the nail tech did not prep your nails correctly-over used product or underused product 2-if you are taking medications this can affect your body chemistry and alter the adhesion to your nails 3-...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail strengthening, creative nail designs, creative nail design
creative nail designs, creative nail design, rice bran oil: I feel like such a nerd lol. I am having some PC issues this afternoon, sorry for the abrupt cut off answer! What I MEANT to type... Pick up a bottle of Solar Oil, also by Creative Nail Designs, it s a synergistic blend of Vitamin E, Rice Bran Oil,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail under white tip is showing, smile line, gel nails
smile line, gel nails, pink area: Hi Karen, If you are in fact wearing, real UV Gels, then there is absolutely no reason what so ever that they can t be refilled with a white gel, hiding the regrowth and making a new smile line. Example: http://s21.photobucket.com/albums/b265/OnglesChezVictoria/French%20Mani%20-%20Natural%20-%20Funky%20mani/?action=view¤t=LynLaforgeBridalNailsPearlFRpearls.jpg&refPage=&imgAnch=imgAnch2...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Wrapping, broken nails, acrylic nails
broken nails, acrylic nails, nail bed: If your nails are getting weak when you apply acrylic this is not due to the product itself but to the person who is applying it. Your nails should never be overfilled and if everything is done correctly (including your aftercares) when the acrylic is removed...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Wraps, beauty school, dot dot
beauty school, dot dot, nails: Dot the only way you can learn to do it properly is by going to beauty school and studying manicuring curriculum. I would suggest going to a licensed and extensively trained nail tech in your area to better help you get your nails in good healthy shape....

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail Wraps, nail wraps, nail tech
nail wraps, nail tech, nails: Well, no nail system is damaging to nails, what does damge the nail are nail techs, so before deciding on what system you shou wear, decide on a good nail tech, that has a good qualification and experience and doesn t damege your nails. Hope i could help...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail whiteness, doing housework, whiteness
doing housework, whiteness, spoils: I m sorry but it a bit hard to answer without having looked at your nails. Thow your diet influences your nails it s only a small influence, so i doubt this is the reason. The biggest influences nails receive is the way they are treated (if they re in the...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nail, uv gel nails, tea tree oil
uv gel nails, tea tree oil, enhancement systems: Hi Channy, Thanks very much for the ratings you left me and the kind feedback! it s much appreciated. It is not necessary to get a manicure before seeing an md. Just be sure that all of the product is soaked off in acetone. I shall assume that your...

Nail Care & Manicures: Naillifting., nail extentions, ezflow
nail extentions, ezflow, nail plate: Hi David, Supernail is an excellent brand which we carry here in Thailand too besides EzFlow and IBD. Please file as follows: always keep your file straight in line with the finger with the sideline of the file directly facing you. This way you will create...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails, natural nails, nail extentions
natural nails, nail extentions, great inventions: Dear Rosita, The great inventions for nails that break easily or are thin are......: artificial nail extentions where gel is one of them. The trick for brittle or very short nail plates is to keep the extention short as you already mentioned. If you...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails, natural nails, nail polishes
natural nails, nail polishes, natural nail: Hi Leslie(: It is so frustrating trying to make weak nails stronger. Maybe try an overlay of gel on your natural nails. It helps to grow them out by making them stronger. Gel is great because it is cured to your nail using a UV light and is flexible unlike...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails, gel nails, acrylic nails
gel nails, acrylic nails, natural nail: Hi Monique- The gel overlay is just the gel applied to your natural nail. It still requires the same upkeep but is flexible and durable and will give your nails that extra strength your looking for. I recommend the gel overlay or a fiberglass wrap. The wrap...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails and Hand care Home Massange, alpha hydroxy acids, fruit acids
alpha hydroxy acids, fruit acids, artificial nails: ok, to make your skin glow, it is best to exfoliate it. this means to use a lotion with rough bits in and massage it into your hands. then rinse it off and massage a rich good quality hand cream into your hands. the best exfoliaters and hand creams to use...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails Peeling AT the Cuticle, cuticle oil, solar oil
cuticle oil, solar oil, application side: Hi Tracy. Avoid taking supplements to improve nail health as too much of any single vitamin could also lead to brittle and fragile nails. Get your vitamins from food. When you nourish your whole body, nails will automatically begin to look healthier. ...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails after removing acrylic nails?, removing acrylic nails, sally hansen
removing acrylic nails, sally hansen, fake nails: First of all...CHANGE YOUR NAIL TECH!!! It is inexcusable to have such problems using acrylic... You should avoid having any fake nails put on for at least 2 months so to strengthen yours a little bit... Use a fortifier ( Peggy Sage, Sally Hansen etc.)...

Nail Care & Manicures: Nails, acrilic nails, natural nails
acrilic nails, natural nails, fake nails: Hi, Nail enhancements like acrylics can be applied either to extend the lenght of your nails or just to strengthen them. In the last case acrylic is applied as an overlay without using tips. Acrylics last between 2-3 weeks depending on the care you take...

Nail Care & Manicures: Natural Nail lifting from Nail Bed, household chores, natural nails
household chores, natural nails, nail bed: Usually lifting product is beacuse of a poor peparation of the nail tech prior to application. The nail should have it s shine removed and then be very scrubbed very well with a disinfectant/dehidrationg formula to improve adhesion Sometimes clients can...

Nail Care & Manicures: Natural Nail lifting from Nail Bed, natural nails, nail bed
natural nails, nail bed, natural nail: This can either be something you or your nail tech are doing differently, i would discuss this with her to try to find out a possible cause. Sorry i couldn t be more helpfull Sorry that i took longer than usual to reply, but i ve been having some problems...

Nail Care & Manicures: Natural Nail Reinforcement, flaking nails, acryllic nails
flaking nails, acryllic nails, natural nails: Well, i think first of all you should decide wheter you what a nail enhancements (like gel, fiberglass or acrylic) or a natural nail strenghtener. If you decide on the fisrt option i can tell you that all systems can be made to look natural, not thick or...

Nail Care & Manicures: Natural Nail Strengtheners, natural nails, nail strengtheners
natural nails, nail strengtheners, nail strengthener: Hi Monica, what I should suggest is taking a Woman s One A Day Vitamin. Try that see if you can see a difference. To be completely honest, there is not much you can do about thin nails. You got dealt a bad card! But what you are doing is perfect really, I...

Nail Care & Manicures: New Nail Extentions Discoloured, nail extentions, hygiene practice
nail extentions, hygiene practice, aftercare instructions: Is this coloration on top of the enhancements or under them? This can either be a coloration of the arylic itself or a bacterial infection under the enhancement causing the coloration. Is the salon you went to using good hygiene practice? Did you follow your...

Nail Care & Manicures: New with Nails, artifical nails, natural nails
artifical nails, natural nails, bangkok thailand: Hi New with nails, Hereby find my answers to your questions: 1. No it does not hurt at all. Anything hurting during the procedure is not normal. ( you might feel something when the tech is removing the dead skin from your nail plate and pushing your cuticle...

Nail Care & Manicures: New with Nails, artifical nails, natural nails
artifical nails, natural nails, maintenace: First of all ehnacements do not hurt, if you choose gel you might experience some heat while it is polimerizing but not pain. When enhancements are applied your natural nails continue to grow so there is a need to do a maintenace every 2 or 3 weeks, to rebalance...

Nail Care & Manicures: New with Nails, artifical nails, natural nails
artifical nails, natural nails, nail enhancements: Hi The truth is this: Nail enhancements do NOT hurt natural nails. BUT bad/poor nail Technicians DO with improper techniques and/or products as the case may be. Things that a poor/bad technician might do that can damage your natural nails are: using...

Nail Care & Manicures: NSS SALONS, methyl methacrylate, natural nails
methyl methacrylate, natural nails, gel nails: Hi Tamara! Before sending your daughter to get her nails done at a salon, you need to take a lot of precautions about where you take her. There are a lot of Non Standard Salons (NSS). The signs for these salons and you have already given me two. The two you...

Nail Care & Manicures: NVQ Level 2 Manicure questions, nails co, nail enamel
nails co, nail enamel, nvq level 2: a reaction to cuticle products will be inflammed, sore, or flacky and red and itchy. There are various types of AHAs in products but mainly they are used to remove the outer layer of cells and reveal fresher skin. The last question u need to type in2...

Nail Care & Manicures: naiilllss....., acrylic nails, pure acetone
acrylic nails, pure acetone, natural nail: Dear Casey, IF you have quality acrylic nails, then it should be easy enough to soak them off with pure acetone within 30min at most. However, if they are of the illegal and toxic kind of acrylic, it could take up to 2hrs to soak them off. See here: http://ongles-chez-victoria.tripod.com/victoriasnails/id18.html...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail with acrilic, uv light bulb, crisp designs
uv light bulb, crisp designs, ezflow: Hi Leila, Diferences between Gel and Acrylic are best described by pointing out their characteristics. Acrylic. 1. Porous material so dissolvable in either acetone based or acrylic remover liquid 2. Time setting limited to seconds because of setting...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail biter - which is best?, nail biter, cuticle area
nail biter, cuticle area, long nails: Hi Kaysie! Unfortunately you need to break your habit before you could imagine any type of enhancements lasting long on you.. Its going to take strength on your part, and patience on your technicians part. It is not an easy habit to break. A lot of biters...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail biter who needs nail tips badly, bitten nails, nail biter
bitten nails, nail biter, smile line: hi taylor well done for breaking the habit! you should seek the help or an experienced nail tech, preferable a master tech, as bitten nails may cause an inexperienced tech some problems. the tips should b tailoured to fit over your short nail bed and then...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail biter needs short tips, nail biter, quality uv
nail biter, quality uv, quality technician: Dear Taylor, I am a reformed bite myself and I CONGRATULATE you!! It s a tough battle!!! My best advice to you is to seek out a qualified technician based on their skills and education and not their product of choice. Both QUALITY UV Gel & QUALITY...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail biter, nail biter, biting my nails
nail biter, biting my nails, acrylic nails: Well, some salon ofer garantes of their services, in this case the nails should be replaced free of charge. But in most cases there isn t such garantee. Most salons include 2 nails repair in each maintenace, but adicional nails are charged. This limit is set...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail biting/damage, natural nails, biting my nails
natural nails, biting my nails, acrylic gel: You can wear any type of enhancements such a acrylic, gel or fiberglass to conceal the defects of your natural nails, this is quite easy, about fixing your natural nails, i think the simple fact of stoping the habit will improve them imensly, and when they...

Nail Care & Manicures: My nail has a burn on it., fantastic nails, natural nails
fantastic nails, natural nails, acrylic nails: Dear Melissa, This is a very bad experience. You never take off Acrylic Nails with a machine, only by soaking!!!This is the only way to protect the natural nails. I think the damage is done already and I advice you to visit your docter. You don t want any...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, types of fungal infections, nail hardeners
types of fungal infections, nail hardeners, body changes: HI AMNAH! Well it sounds like one of two things: 1-age.With age your body changes and in turn your nails and their appearance as well. or 2-Some type of fungal or bacterial infection. There are so many that it is hard to say especially without me being...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, nail care, fungus
nail care, fungus, bacteria: A disorder that has an external origin is when the cause of the problem come from outside the body, e.g. trauma, bacteria, fungus, etc. Internal is when the disorder is due to our own body, e.g. psorisis, discolorations due to lack of pigmentations, hormonal,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, nail enhancements, natural nails
nail enhancements, natural nails, washing dishes: Hi Lisa, The trick to applying polish and having it last is to start with a good quality base coat. Stickey base coat by Creative (a professional product, most likely found in salons) is an awesome product. Next, Super Shiney also by Creative is a...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, chemicles, artificial nails
chemicles, artificial nails, nail plate: Donna, I hope you are well meaning in your question, although I do wonder if maybe you are baiting me a smidgen ;) I agree that etching the nail plate is damaging. This is why I do NOT etch the nail, etching is an archaic technique used by techs that have...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, manicures and pedicures, manicures and pedicures, nail techs
manicures and pedicures, nail techs, nail care: Perhaps you could do a search in http://www.designernails.com/ You see, i m Portuguese and i don t even know if you are in the UK, USA or another country. Usually Creative has a very good training. If you have any other doubts perhaps you can visit www.thenailgeek.com...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail care, bennefit, paraffin dip
bennefit, paraffin dip, cuticles: It seem like your nails are lacking mosturising. I would advise you to use cuticle oil twice a day and hand balm daily or more often. Peharps you can have a paraffin dip aswell, this treatments has the bennefit of having very quick results, it s deeply mosturising...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail color, pharmaceutical brand, nail color
pharmaceutical brand, nail color, black nail: Hi Lynne, I m sorry, but I am not familiar with all lines of nail polish; whether professional brand or pharmaceutical brand. My best advise is to keep looking for it and if you can t find it, then resort to purchasing the 18$ polish. Again my apologies,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail contr indications, ridged nails, contagious infection
ridged nails, contagious infection, nail conditions: Hi Sharon. I would say B is your answere. Manicures provide deep conditioning which will treat the hang nails also you can use the nippers to remove any dead skin from the hang nails. Ridged nails can be buffed smooth or a nail product like a ridge filler...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail courses, nails co, essential nails
nails co, essential nails, nail courses: hi nikki, ok thanku for that. Essential nails is a home study course so it will be difficult for you to ask questions etc, my advice would be to do a course with a good large nail company. Search the internet, look at courses by CREATIVE and SUPERNAIL, i...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail damage, gel nails, rings of fire
gel nails, rings of fire, tree rings: Dear Claudia I m glad I was able to point in the right direction of a better salon with a better qualified tech. With regards to what s commonly referred to as rings of fire , they must grow out. They are friction burns caused by filing. Now, it does...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail damage, glue remover, artificial nails
glue remover, artificial nails, cuticle area: WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR NAILS DONE AT? I HOPE NOT A BASEMENT BETTY TYPE ENTERPRISE..... TO GET THE GLUE OFF YOU CAN BUY A GLUE REMOVER OR FILE IT OFF WITH A SOFT FILE, OTHERWISE YOU WILL TAKE PART OF YOUR NAIL PLATE WITH THE GLUE. WHEN APPLYING ENHANCEMENTS...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail diseases, nail diseases, nail technician
nail diseases, nail technician, dermatologist: In a very high percentage you will run into toes with nail diseases. You can do pedicure if the damage is not that extended (remembering to sterilize EXTREMELY well your equipment after that and wearing gloves - what you ought to do all the time- and face...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail disorders, overgrown cuticles, false nails
overgrown cuticles, false nails, nail plate: hi mia if the client has true pterigium, then artifitial nails are a bit specialised. the forward growth of the eponychium associated with pterigium is rigid and cannot be pushed back. depending on the severity of the growth, a very experienced nail tech...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail enhancements, nail enhancements, nail business
nail enhancements, nail business, nail systems: Well , nail technology was borowed from dentistry. The first system was acrylic, but the product used on teeth was too strong for nails, so there had been some changes since this. Fiberglass and gel also belong to the cyanoacrilate family such as acrylics,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail extenstions, home study course, follow up training
home study course, follow up training, nail techs: the best thing for you to do is log onto www.thesalongeek.com and do a search for lifting or look at the tutorials. it would be an essay if i wrote it all on here! however, if you have any problems please get back to me. who have you booked the training...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail gel and polish, natural nails, uv curing lamp
natural nails, uv curing lamp, sally beauty: Dear Elena, I regret, but I simply can t answer your questions. The reason is that I do not support consumers attempting to give themselves professional services. The reasons behind this are that they can cause themselves damage to their natural nails,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail gels, generous application, hypo allergenic
generous application, hypo allergenic, manicurist: Dear Julie, I cannot be sure but I think it must be something different than the gel maybe a too generous application of the cleanser or any other chemical touching your skin. I have no info on hypo allergenic gels. I will put your case for the next board...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail gels, nail gels, enhancement systems
nail gels, enhancement systems, uv gel: Dear Julie, If you mean Quintessence as found here: http://qnetglobal.net/, they are one of a few companies that make false claims regarding their products. They are not considered professional products. They are a lower quality of UV Gel, and do not...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail growth, nail strengtheners, professional manicure
nail strengtheners, professional manicure, nail beds: hi jessica im very sympathetic as i also have very strong hair but weak nails with small nail beds. the bad news is even with a professional manicure every week and the best nail strengtheners in the world, your nails will not be able to change their shape....

Nail Care & Manicures: nail health, nail health, problem thanks
nail health, problem thanks, fingernails: I m sure having your hands in water is one of the main reasons why your nails peels. Water is thee #1 enemy of nails, i would recomend that you use gloves whenever possible to avoid having your nails in water for long peiods of time. Hope i could help...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail lifting, better housecleaning, artificial nails
better housecleaning, artificial nails, free edges: Dear Chrissy, Lifting may be caused by many things. - a technician may fail to do proper prep of the nail - the product may have been applied too close to the cuticle and sidewalls (touching skin, which it should not) - the primer or bonder, as the case...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, lady godiva, fashion magazines
lady godiva, fashion magazines, neutral shade: Hi Taylor. Well for starters black Chanel polish is the #1 shade to wear and own right now.They have a wait list for it. As long as you keep your nails short, and rounded it will be very up to date. Now if she is still saying No Way, opt for maybe a darker...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, sally hansen, nail lacquer
sally hansen, nail lacquer, nail polishes: HI Ladies I am going to give you more than you asked for, please do not forget to RATE my reply please.... I am trying to be nominated for Volunteer of the month! IF by chance this is not enough information you require, please do reply and or post again...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, polymerization reaction, tank project
polymerization reaction, tank project, nail extensions: Well first of all, if this problem was easy to solve do you think that polish companies wouldn t thought of it first? Unfortunately the solvent that enables polish to be liquid enough to apply and then dry smells that way, some polishes have a stronger odor...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, creative nail designs, formaldehyde resins
creative nail designs, formaldehyde resins, nail polishes: Kate, I won t be able to fully answer your questions without knowing exactly what you are using, and what the active ingredients are- you want to avoid formaldehyde (resins are ok, they are not the same thing), gluteraldehyde, and toulene. Also important,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, creative nail design, nail enamel
creative nail design, nail enamel, chemical compounds: Hi Leslie, thanks for your question :) The term non-toxic is a pretty overused term, and most of us don t even know it. Because everything except light and electricity are chemicals, and even water is considered a dangerous chemical, it s hard to determine...

Nail Care & Manicures: can nail polish contain paint? (as in hardware paint), acetone remover, pure acetone
acetone remover, pure acetone, nail color: Dear Jamie, I have never heard of polish containing paint . As for it containing lead, it hasn t contained lead in a great many years. If you are certain it s pure acetone remover you are using and not the non-acetone variety, then I would throw out the...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish and discolored nails???, manicures and pedicures, discolored nails
manicures and pedicures, discolored nails, beauty supply stores: Elizabeth~ Dark polish has a very heavy pigment, therefore the yellowing of the nails. Basecoat is the best answer for you, I would even apply two coats. Before you do this however, purchase a 3 or 4 way buffer at your local beauty supply, follow the directions...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail polish, quality enamel, nail enamel
quality enamel, nail enamel, quality nail: Good quality enamel brands are usually distributed worldwide. OPI, Creative, Chanel, Bourjois, L Oreal to name a few can be found in numerous contries. I wouldn t recomend that you do your own polishes because pigments might not be compatible (if you are thinking...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail products and allergies, gel enhancements, painful blisters
gel enhancements, painful blisters, manicured nails: From the symptoms you are describing, it sounds like you are indeed having an allergic reaction to acrylic. This can occur after many years of overexposure to the acrylic monomer (from the liquid actually touching the skin repeatedly, as when a poorly-skilled...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail products, nail plate, aplied
nail plate, aplied, nail extensions: Dear Sarah, Primer is used to prepare the nail plate for acrylic applications, it is an acid and should only be used sparingly and only on the nail plate, NOT on the cuticle or skin. Liquid is used with the powder in a ratio of 2;1 to form the substance...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail prep, nail glue, long nail
nail glue, long nail, tiny bottle: Hi Trista, Usually, the client is first asked to wash his/her hands AND nails, using a nailbrush, before sitting down. This is to avoid cross contamination. Then the following: - The hands and nails inspected by the technician for any possible infections...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail seal, nail polish remover, natural nails
nail polish remover, natural nails, international beauty: Dear Denise, Unfortunately, I m not familiar with that particular brand. Ordinarily, uv glosses can only be buffed off and acetone has no effect. I would advise that you contact your technician and ask her directly. I m sorry that I couldn t answer...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail shapes, marian newman, stubby fingers
marian newman, stubby fingers, tecnician: hi karen have you looked on www.thesalongeek.com ? do a search for nail shapes and see if there is something appropriate. if not, the books the nail encyclopedia by jackie jefford and anne swain; and the complete nail tecnician by marian newman, will...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail styles, acrylic nails, hygiene standards
acrylic nails, hygiene standards, acrylic gel: What is usually referred as Solar Nails are acrylic nails made with Creative products, even thow this designation is not publicized but the brand, and is usually used by low standard salons which use this designation to mislead clients into thinking that they...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail support & Gel vs. Regular Acrlyic, beautiful nails, acrylic nails
beautiful nails, acrylic nails, acrlyic: Hi! Growing your nails is sometimes a problem. I would say that the nails enemy #1 would be water (especially hot water), so avoid as much as possible having your nails in water. Wear gloves while doing the dishes and keep them out of the tub if you enjoy...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail tips and finger tip pain, professional aesthetician, finger cots
professional aesthetician, finger cots, bacteria growth: Hi Marilyn; Sorry to hear about this situation. NEVER in my 17 years AS AN AESTHETICIAN/NAIL TECH, have I ever heard of this practise of an professional Aesthetician using her own fingernail to push back a clients cuticle. DID she wear anything on her...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail tips on short nails, nails co, nail biter
nails co, nail biter, beautiful nails: hi, all nail tips are made from abs plastic and are very long so that the technician does not stick to you when applying them, but they can be cut down to any length you feel happy with, i would suggest you do a bit of research in your area and see if there...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail tips for short nails, nail biters, sculptured nails
nail biters, sculptured nails, nail biter: Hi Taylor(: Nail biters are the hardest to work on because of the lack of natural nail to work with. It sounds like the best choice for you would be to get a set of sculptured nails.This is when a tech uses a form and actually creates the length and overlay...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail tips, stork scissors, nail tips
stork scissors, nail tips, method of choice: Dear Sara, That answer would depend entirely on your instructor, as to what the right way is. There are actually, several methods; and the method of choice depends upon which you find most effective for you. The methods that I know of are: -...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail turning yellowish, beauty supply store, yellowish color
beauty supply store, yellowish color, hi amy: Hi Amy~ First let me apologize about the delay, AOL is having some difficulties with e-mail. The problem with the yellowing is from the oxidation in your polish color. It is harmless and can be removed with a three or four way buffer. You can find them at...

Nail Care & Manicures: nail, nail plate, nail bed
nail plate, nail bed, ongles: Nail Structure The structure we know of as the nail is divided into six specific parts - the root, nail bed, nail plate, eponychium (cuticle), perionychium, and hyponychium. Each of these structures has a specific function, and if disrupted can result...

Nail Care & Manicures: nailbed, creative nail designs, rice bran oil
creative nail designs, rice bran oil, sweet almond oil: Jojoba is the smallest molecular structure of moisture in existence. It has the ability to penetrate deeply, where most cannot, and can drag other vitamins, minerals, and moisture with it. Solar Oil by Creative Nail Designs is the best I have used with this...

Nail Care & Manicures: nailcare, nail disorder, medical treatment
nail disorder, medical treatment: I send a client to a G.P. everytime there is some nail disorder that i can not tell what it is, or i can tell what it is and i know it needs medical treatment or in some cases that the clients has a condition/disease where i m not sure if i can or canot perform...

Nail Care & Manicures: nailite gels, sympatico ca, natural nail
sympatico ca, natural nail, bonder: Hi Rehana The method you are using to contact me does not provide me with an email address with which to contact you. Also, with regards to uv gel application, there is so much to consider and so many questions to ask to troubleshoot, it would probably take...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, acrilic nails, fake nails
acrilic nails, fake nails, gel nails: Dear Alexandra, Actually it does not matter which one. As long as you make sure the products are from a well known brand like EzFlow or IBD and your nail tech is certified by one th those brands they are both safe to use. You might find Gel lighter than...

Nail Care & Manicures: which nails should i get, home upkeep, wont ruin
home upkeep, wont ruin, natural nails: Hi Kattie. Almost all nails will essentially cause some weakening of the natural nails. You are putting product and or tips on your real nails which has weight. This weight along with the chemicals weakens your nails. Solar nails are pink and white acrylic...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, nail biter, akzentz
nail biter, akzentz, artificial nails: Well, enhancements (no matter wich type) do not have to look fake, a good enhancements is a belivable one in my opinion, one that you look and question if it s real or if it s not. Unfortunately i m unable to recommend a salon as i live in Portugal, Europe,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, sticky residue, acrylic nail
sticky residue, acrylic nail, nail technician: Yes you can do it, gel has to be applied over a non shinny surface so it is probably better to apply after application and shaping, dust the nail and apply the gel color thinly yet sliding you brush without applying much strength to leave a good coverage....

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, nail enhancements, gel nails
nail enhancements, gel nails, parental consent: I do not apply enhancements on people younger then 14, and from 14 to 16 i ask for parental consent. So if your mom doesn t not want you to get gel nails i would understand her position. Enhancements are not a jewel you can wear when you want they require...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, nails co, hair supplement
nails co, hair supplement, nail extensions: hi sherrie, unfortunately applying nail hardening treatments to your nails does not really help, i would suggest curing from inside, maybe take a nail and hair supplement or multi vitamin, other than that you may be better to have nail extensions or go for...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, natural nails, pink and white nails
natural nails, pink and white nails, best bet: Christie it s really your best bet to have them removed professionally, you may not have the tools necessary to remove them without harming your natural nails. Without knowing what is actually ON your nails, I can t recommend anything either- some products...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, acrylic nails, bangkok thailand
acrylic nails, bangkok thailand, nail bed: Hi Rachel, No problem having acrylic nails when you are thirteen but keep in mind two things when you will decide to get them: 1. Make sure that the salon is using quility brand products ( EzFlow, IBD, Super Nail, ESN) and the technicians are certified...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, liquid monomer, polymer powder
liquid monomer, polymer powder, uv gel: What s better for you? The enhancements placed by a highly skilled tech with the latest and greatest up-to-date training, as well as high grade products, are the best enhancements to have- whether they be UV Gel or Liquid and Powder (AKA ACRYLIC or SOLAR...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails filled, acylic, ocassionally
acylic, ocassionally, rebalance: I thought i already answered this question, if i did please ignore this reply. If everything is done correctly there is no need to remove everytime your nails have a growth are, they just need to be filled or rebalanced, they are thined out and new product...

Nail Care & Manicures: When to get nails filled?, acrylic nails, enhancements
acrylic nails, enhancements: Hi, You should have your enhancements rebalanced every 2 or 3 weeks, depending on the growth and lenght of your nails. If they grow faster or if they were very short before applying the enhancements then your visits should be more frequent. If the rebalances...

Nail Care & Manicures: Getting my nails to grow, sally hansen nail, vitamin e oil
sally hansen nail, vitamin e oil, acrylic nails: You are doing exacly what you should, moisturize and keep them short, as soon as they get mosturized they will fell normal again except if there was any damage done, in this case, don t stress too much, they will eventually grow and the damaged portion will...

Nail Care & Manicures: how do I get my nails harder..., creative nail design, manicures and pedicures
creative nail design, manicures and pedicures, sculptured nails: Hi Alex~ Unfortunately, we are all born with what we have, and once thin nails always thin nails, noting can change that. BUT you do have options as to how to protect them and make them appear stronger. First, you can have sculptured nails, or nail extensions...

Nail Care & Manicures: My nails hurt and keep breaking into the nail bed, natural nail care, china glaze nail
natural nail care, china glaze nail, international co ltd: Dear Carolyn, Most probable cause is the use of an inferior product to do the acrylics but let s not get into that. Buy a nail strengthener (or calcium fortifier) from a respectable brand such as China Glaze or Seche and keep your nails short, not by cutting...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails lifting and splitting, nails co, nail bed
nails co, nail bed, dead skin: Hi Desiree What is the brand of product you are using, if it comes with primer, you should use it. Lifting is due to a few reasons, your friends nail shape is quite possibly different to yours, if her nail bed is flat, the product will lift, if you didnt...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails nails nails, gel nails, natural nails
gel nails, natural nails, finger pad: HI Meg; Gel Nails will not hurt your nails unless you do not care for them well or if the party whom does your enhancements does not put thtem on properly or does not provide you with proper care and instructions for prolonging them. I have seen this...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails/reply 24th March, gel enhancements, acrylic nails
gel enhancements, acrylic nails, friends place: Hello Penny; It is funny you asked this question as I was just at a friends place whom had nicotine on her right finger the index finger mostly and I had just given her Gel Enhancements.... It does look ugly, dirty and non lady like for sure. Anyhow,...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails splitting, splitting nails, long periods of time
splitting nails, long periods of time, doing the dishes: About your nails cracking i must that the most common reason for that happening is lack of mosturizing. Use plenty of cuticle oil daily and you should really notice an improvement, also avoid having your hands in water for long periods of time (so use gloves...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails won`t grow, thumb nails, beauty supply stores
thumb nails, beauty supply stores, natural nails: Hi Nita~ I am assuming that you are talking about nail extensions that you had applied to your nails? First, when you are having any nail service done it is so very important that you have a LICENSED Nail Technician do any service to your nails. It sounds...

Nail Care & Manicures: nails, skin and nails, liquid soap
skin and nails, liquid soap, bar soap: Of course there is. I don t know if have a specific problem with your hands or nails, but if you just want them to look a little bit better i would definatly recomend using liquid soap instead of bar soap since it is less drying to the skin and nails, then...

Nail Care & Manicures: natural nail manicures, household cleaning products, nail manicures
household cleaning products, nail manicures, household chores: Hi Lori The lasting power of a manicure depends on many factors. The primary being: the type of nails the client has. If a client has a) thin nails prone to bending b) nails that tend to be oily (such as the hair and skin) c) nails that are exposed...

Nail Care & Manicures: natural nail separating from acrylic at tip, natural curve, natural nail
natural curve, natural nail, nail technician: When acrylic separates from the natural nail this is called lifting. All lifting should be removed before re-applying new acrylic during a maintenace. To remove lifting you should never try to cut it or to try break it, it should be filled off. This can be...

Nail Care & Manicures: How to get natural nails to look like solar nails at home, natural nails, natural nail
natural nails, natural nail, gels: Kathi- I say you should try a gel overlay which is a coat of gel applied directly on top of your natural nail for strength and shine. It will give you the desired thickness you want. They do sell pink and white gels. Solar nails are acrylic. There is no magic...

Nail Care & Manicures: natural nails but want polish to last longer, natural nails, professional manicure
natural nails, professional manicure, solvent proof: A gel overlay is actually an excellent option- BUT, make sure your salon and your tech are top notch, and using high quality products- if you need a referral- shoot me an e-mail. Gel is non porous and solvent proof, and can be applied in color or a french,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Do the need to be removed and replaced?, french look, rebalance
french look, rebalance, nails: Thereis no need to remove your set and replace it, you should visit your nail tech and she will decide what is the best, she might decide to soak off just a few nails that are more damaged and do a rebalance on the others. To maintain the french look she will...

Nail Care & Manicures: new acrylic nail technique, beauty supply outlet, star nails
beauty supply outlet, star nails, eccess: Hi Rebecca(: Yes this is actually an acrylic nail but a dip method.Star nails and Backscratchers make really easy to follow systems for this method. You can usually find them at any beauty supply outlet. It is called an acrylic dip system. Good Luck. ...

Nail Care & Manicures: new nail salon, uv gel, hair gel
uv gel, hair gel, good answer: Hi Lesley, It really depends on your personal choice. Some clients prefer regular acrylic (it s harder) or some prefer UV Gel (more flexible). However, combinging the two will now make it more flexible if flexibility is what you desire. Keeping in mind,...

Nail Care & Manicures: just got new nail tips - what kind are they, nail enhancements, acrylic nails
nail enhancements, acrylic nails, nail techs: hi kamini there are 2 things u can try to find a good nail tech near to u. 1. visit www.creativenaildesign.com & use search button or email them with ur adress and they will let u know how to contact the suppliers in belgium, who will b able to give u details...

Nail Care & Manicures: Oily Nail Bed, artificial nails, nail bed
artificial nails, nail bed, nail products: Hi Rebecca, I m sorry but I can t give you advice for doing your own nails. I strongly suggest you go to a licensed professional. The things I may suggest to you, may not even be accessible to you, beings your not licensed. If you have an oily nail bed,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Organic Gels, natural nails, class of chemical compounds
natural nails, class of chemical compounds, enhancement products: Hi Andria, The term organic is used to refer to many things and while it may not be a fraudulent use of the term (because not all things that are oranic are necessarily plant ) it is none the less misleading. One definition reads: relating or...

Nail Care & Manicures: Overlay, natural nail, fingertip
natural nail, fingertip, liza: hi terri you can have an overlay with short nails, but i would suggest you find someone that is good at sculpting acrylic on a form. this way, you can have them extended a little bit, say, to the end of your fingertip. then have them painted a nude colour...

Nail Care & Manicures: Overlays on natural nails, natural nails, nail plate
natural nails, nail plate, nail bed: Dear Dion, IBD is one off the best brand to use. You have to make sure that the procedure is perfect. Let me tell you by step: NEVER do a manicure before Gel or Acrylic then you have to much oil on the nailplate. Push back the cuticle, remove dead skin...

Nail Care & Manicures: Overlays on natural nails, natural nails, artificial nails
natural nails, artificial nails, cuticles: Hi Stacie, number one importance, a person with strong or week nails cannot grow their nails out unless they have moisture. A person can have super strong nails, but may not have enough moisture to keep them from cracking or peeling. I am figuring that...

Nail Care & Manicures: How often can I get/ remove acrylics?, natural nails, nail beds
natural nails, nail beds, cross dresser: Acrilycs when done correctly do not damage your natural nails, so my advice is that you search a good salon and you can have your nails done right now. What damages your nails is usually over filling or riping your nails off, so if everything is done correctly...

Nail Care & Manicures: oily weak nails ! help !, gel nails, nail plate
gel nails, nail plate, cuticles: Gel shouldn t lift even if your nail are oily, i suspect this is due to poor preparation of the nail prior to application, the cuticles should be pushed back and scraped of the nail plate and the shine should be removed with a soft file and then the nail should...

Nail Care & Manicures: My own tools and my own supplies to be use when I get my nails done, creative nail design, royal palm beach florida
creative nail design, royal palm beach florida, royal palm beach: hi aleksandra your questions arent crazy at all! i know why you ask about having your own tools, but im not sure this will work as all tech use slightly different tools. the best tools that should be used are metal as these can be cleaned with soapy water...

Nail Care & Manicures: Painful Acrylics with Gel coat, natural nails, nail beds
natural nails, nail beds, lidocaine: Oh sweetie, you need to get them OFF. Was an electric file used ALOT on your natural nails when you had them removed and re-applied? When you have your nails worked on does an excessive amount of the liquid touch your skin? It mostly sounds to me...

Nail Care & Manicures: Peeling nails, manicures and pedicures, peeling nails
manicures and pedicures, peeling nails, nice nails: Hi June~ Well, I guess you have answered your own question..you have tried just about everything. BUT the nail extensions. Why don t you want to go that route? Unfortunately we are all born with what God gives us, once we have bad nails they will always...

Nail Care & Manicures: Peeling polish, problem nails, gauze pad
problem nails, gauze pad, fake nails: Well it sounds that you are doing most everything, right but just to be sure i ll give you a quick guide to what you should do 1. You should start by using a AHA cuticle remover to remove cuticle traces on your nail plate. Apply, wait a white, then push back...

Nail Care & Manicures: Perfect enhancement, acrylic nails, french look
acrylic nails, french look, application method: I m sorry that my answer wasn t to your satisfaction, but i really meant what i said. All enhancements come for the cyanoacrylate family and difer mostly on the application method, and all are very strong and when applyied with skill all are very beautiful....

Nail Care & Manicures: Permanent French on natural nails, manicure and pedicure, natural nails
manicure and pedicure, natural nails, nail tip: Dear Nathalie, It sounds to me as if your french was airbrushed on, then a UV Sealant was used to protect it. UV Sealant is similar to nail polish in viscosity, and applied similarly; but requires a UV Light to dry it (cure it/harden it) If she used...

Nail Care & Manicures: Permanent French, smile line, free edge
smile line, free edge, sculpting gel: Dear Christine, I will explain a little about permanent french, and how uv gel is applied. Without knowing exactly how your own nails were applied, it s hard to ascertain where the problem lies. First, UV Gel is EXACTLY as the name implies. It s a...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pin-like dots on white tips & Fill Lines, google search, nail beds
google search, nail beds, air pockets: Hi Lori- First the dots, it sounds like clear dots are air pockets but I am unsure of the black dots. Either dirt or possibly bacteria or fungus. Either way I would have them removed by soaking and start from scratch. If it is fungus you will have to wait...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & White Acrylics, permanent french manicure, nail beds
permanent french manicure, nail beds, awkword: Dear Rebecca, Pink and whites will vary upon the products/brands used by the technician AND his or her own level of skill. Some pinks are very opaque and you will not see your own nail, some are sheer and add only a tint. You will need to speak to your...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & White Effect on Natural Nails, natural nails, manicure products
natural nails, manicure products, french manicure: Well, nail polish can last up to one week if properly cared after. If the nail is manicured carefully (the cuticles pushed back and excess cut off, the nail surface cleaned with a dehydrating agent and a good base coat and good quality polish is applyied)...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink and White's, fiberglass nails, pink and white
fiberglass nails, pink and white, cuticles: It sounds that what you are experiencing is an overexposure reaction, the liquid is monomer but it should never be allowed to touch the sorrounding skin, some nails techs use way to much liquid and it gets into the clients grooves, some may experience this...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & White tips, smile line, nail bed
smile line, nail bed, acrylic nail: To keep the french manicure look your nail technician when doing the fill should file most of the acrylic over the smile line, and the replace it with white acrylic. She shouldn t put another set of tips or ask you to do a new set. Hope i could be of assisstance....

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & White vs Standard Acrylics, natural nails, clear acrylic
natural nails, clear acrylic, acrylics: Dear Cheryl, Neither is better than the other. It all depends on what your preferences are. Starndard is simply a clear acrylic over tips or sculpted, or over your natural nails creating a natural overlay . It SHOULD be perfectly clear like glass. You...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & White, inexperienced technician, pink and white nails
inexperienced technician, pink and white nails, acrylics: Dear Calysta, There is absolutely no reason why a good, qualified and experienced technician could not simply reduce the bulk of your existing overlay by filing and then just rebalance over it with pink and white. A couple of reasons why they might tell...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink & Whites, nail tips, nails
nail tips, nails, second time: I don t know if you should get your money back, even thow this isn t my favourite way of doing things, and certanly it isn t the best way, it is a way. I recomend either that you ask your technician to do things diferently the next visit or that your search...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink and white gels, colored acrylic, lovely designs
colored acrylic, lovely designs, french gel: If you want to change a bit and get some color there are several options for you, you can either use polish over your regular enhancements, that you can remove at any time you wish, or you can select a colored gel or colored acrylic, that you can only change...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pink and white, forked river new jersey, nail plate
forked river new jersey, nail plate, natural nail: Ok, I have a couple questions, but it sounds like you had an overall trauma-less appt. ;) What did they use when they sculpted the pink and white? Gel must be cured with every layer under a UV lamp- if a powder and a liquid of ANY kind was used, they are...

Nail Care & Manicures: Please Help, tank project, nailpolish
tank project, nailpolish, camber: Hi Camber, Joey & Venus :-) Formaldehyde and toulene are a couple of the ingredients found in nailpolish that causes the strong odour. No, regrettably you can not remove these ingredients. I m sure there are others that add to it s strong odour, but...

Nail Care & Manicures: Polish color?, natural nails, artificial nails
natural nails, artificial nails, color question: If you are not wanting to keep them in the long term i strongly advise against getting enhancements. With a good manicure you can get a similar look without the cost of putting/removing the enhancements. Besides, by my personal experience people who enhance...

Nail Care & Manicures: Polish on natural nails, clorox wipes, natural nails
clorox wipes, natural nails, linda ross: Hi Linda Ross! Well acrylic and polish are totally different in chemical make up. That is why they do not wear the same. There are some tips I can suggest. 1-Be sure your doing your part and apply a good topcoat(clear polish)on your nails every other day...

Nail Care & Manicures: Polish Remover & Pregnancy, acetone remover, thier babies
acetone remover, thier babies, congratulations on your pregnancy: HI Cassie I have serviced manicures to alot of pregnant women and as far as I am aware there has been no complications to their newborns at all. Actually most bring thier babies in to se me when they are born. IF you worked consistantly and daily around...

Nail Care & Manicures: Polish, natural nails, acrylic nails
natural nails, acrylic nails, uv gel: Dear Debra Polish will not chip away from Acrylic nails, nor from UV Gel. However, over time, it may wear away (rub away) a bit from the very ends of the nails. Frequent typing can cause this. But, this can be prevented from occurring by reapplying...

Nail Care & Manicures: Polishing Gel Nails, methyl methacrylate mma, gel nails
methyl methacrylate mma, gel nails, nail polish: Yes it is possible Rhea! Removing the polish with polish-remover is fine. In order for Gels to be removed you have to file them off unlike Acrylic in which you soak off. Also there is such a thing as Colored Gel Polish. Ask your technician about it! ...

Nail Care & Manicures: Porcelain Nails (Oh no!), random town, dalton georgia
random town, dalton georgia, nail industry: Hi Jeanna, I just wanted to do a follow up to your question. I reported the salon to the board in Georgia. They come back saying, there is no such salon in Dalton Georgia. I got them the address and it will most likely take time to set up an inspector....

Nail Care & Manicures: Post Acryllic (Overlay), nails co, nail hardeners
nails co, nail hardeners, long nails: Unfortunately your nails will feel much weaker as you will be used to having them covered, there is only the option of having a layer of fibreglass put over them, this is called a wrap, but this still needs maintaining every 2 weeks, other than that i would...

Nail Care & Manicures: Pregnancy and UV Gel, uv gel nails, permanent french manicure
uv gel nails, permanent french manicure, harsh chemicals: Dear Jennifer, With regards to REAL QUALITY UV Gel, there is absolutely no danger to you, nor your unborn child. You may continue to get enhancements done with no worries. HOWEVER, I must share with you information concerning a common scam performed by...

Nail Care & Manicures: Premature lifting of Nail enhancements resulting in fungus, nail enhancements, cuticle oils
nail enhancements, cuticle oils, nail plate: Ah, lifting is the bane of the nail tech s existence! I can see why you, and your tech, would be so frustrated. But before do anything else, the first thing you want to determine is if the lifting is due to tech error, or client error. In general, the...

Nail Care & Manicures: Prevening nail color from chipping off, orly bonder, cuticle pusher
orly bonder, cuticle pusher, pure acetone: Before applying your polish, you need to prep the nail. This means remove all living tissue (ie: cuticle) with use of a cuticle remover. Apply the remover, let it sit 3 minutes. Then using a cuticle pusher/scraper, push and scrape any living tissue off...

Nail Care & Manicures: Primer and Pink and Whites, tammy taylor, sculpting
tammy taylor, sculpting, sylvia: Dear Kiley, I have no experience with Tammy Taylor but I recommend EzFlow primer for its reputation being safe to use (if professionally done). If you are not comfortable with sculpting you should indeed use a tip but keep on practising the sculpting. Greetings...

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem Acrylic Client, tamborine mountain, experties
tamborine mountain, experties, abnormal heart: I think i would say to her that you did the nails on her exactly the same way you do your other clients, that you never had this problem except when they doon t follow aftercare recomended procedures, that you can not be held responsible for the misuse of...

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem Acrylic Client, cuticle area, tamborine mountain
cuticle area, tamborine mountain, abnormal heart: oh dear, its always sad when we get a client like this. firstly, dont let this knock your confidence, it has happened to the best of us! secondly, what % of your other clients suffer from lifting in the cuticle area? if it is less than 10-20%, then mostly...

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem Acrylic Client.......Client FORMS< reply May 12, 07 11.14am, tamborine mountain, abnormal heart
tamborine mountain, abnormal heart, qld australia: PLEASE SEE MY FOLLOW UP MAY 23RD 2007 BELOW..... THE LAST PARARAPH OF THIS POST.... R SHERWOOD HI Anita; May 12-07 11.46am I had just typed out a very long and detailed reply which I started just over an hour ago.......

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem Acrylic Client, tamborine mountain, abnormal heart
tamborine mountain, abnormal heart, free edge: Hi Anita! This is probably one of the most common and easily fixed problems techs have. I didn t conquer it until just a couple years ago, and I have been in the business since 1995! Here is the general rule: If the enhancement breaks or lifts at the...

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem with applying nail polish, basecoat, what the heck
basecoat, what the heck, bubbles: Hi Christine~ Yes I have heard of that and it is usually caused by air in the polish, usually because it has been shaken before use. Don t shake the bottle to mix it up, instead, gently tilt the bottle back and forth. Make sure that you are using a basecoat...

Nail Care & Manicures: Problem nails, problem nails, sally hansen
problem nails, sally hansen, long periods of time: Even thow nutrition can influence nails the most important factor are exterior aggressions. do you use your nail with solvents, cleansers, detergents often? Do you soak them in water for long periods of time? Try to wear gloves for any chores that can be harder...

Nail Care & Manicures: Proper way to do white tips on acrylics/gels?, sneaky suspicion, gel nails
sneaky suspicion, gel nails, french manicure: Dear Ashley, I see absolutely no reason for a qualified/certified technician to use so many different ways in such a short time. This sounds to me like a Non Standard Salon. The liquid & Powder is acrylic and NOT to be confused with UV Gel. Uv Gel NEVER...

Nail Care & Manicures: PS nail color, cotton candy, nail color
cotton candy, nail color, acrylic nail: Hi To be honest, I have absolutely no idea. And, unfortunately for you.. if the bottle is a few years old, the odds are very high that the color has either been A) discontinued with a new season s range of colors or B)been given a new name. I m sorry...

Nail Care & Manicures: can you paint your toes while your pregnant?, nail enamels, rigorous tests
nail enamels, rigorous tests, yrs experience: hi danielle i have never heard anything to suggest that painting your nails while pregnant is damaging at all. i have been trained by the best scientists in the industry and ive had 2 children myself, and ive never had any concerns regarding any of the products...

Nail Care & Manicures: parraffin dip, parafin bath, dip bowl
parafin bath, dip bowl, leesa: Hi! I don t know if you got to read the thread i started at www.thenailgeek.com but it got the answer you where looking for. I seems that it s perfectly safe and sanitary to dip your clients hands in a parafin bath, first since the body temperuture is lower...

Nail Care & Manicures: pedicure, manicure implements, anti biotics
manicure implements, anti biotics, surgery room: This shouldn t happen at all. Well pedicure and manicure implements don t have to be strelized, just disinfected, the diference is that sterilized materils do not contain ANY microorganisms while in disinfected materials the number of these are greatly reduced....

Nail Care & Manicures: pedicures, spa pedicure, nail clippers
spa pedicure, nail clippers, metal tools: hi kathy is this on a profession basis, or are u just doing a favour for a mate? if it is professional then you shuld go to ur local sallys or capital wholesalers & get a foot soak that cleans & deodourizes the feet. professionally,we use creative nail...

Nail Care & Manicures: pedicures, nail technician course, contrary to popular belief
nail technician course, contrary to popular belief, foot anatomy: hi charlie contrary to popular belief, fungal infections benefit from a professional pedicure. fungal infevtions can invade the skin and thrive on damp, dark, warm conditions, which is why you virtually never see fungal infections on the hands, but often...

Nail Care & Manicures: permanent surgical removal of toe nail, creative nail design, sized shoes
creative nail design, sized shoes, toe nails: I would recomend that you visit a highly qualified nail tech before you do anything. Sometime you can apply a corrective enhancement over the nail to give it a more natural apearance, or if the nail is missing a fake nail can me custom made to fit the toe,...

Nail Care & Manicures: pink and white, acrylic nails, free edge
acrylic nails, free edge, rebalance: If you are going to a tech with extensive training, then you should NOT have to remove and re-do. A rebalance can be done, and a white free edge can be added quite easily. It all depends on your tech s background. If you need a referral, shoot me an e-mail...

Nail Care & Manicures: pink and white fills, smile line, white smile
smile line, white smile, rings of fire: First off lets throw out the term fill. It refers to only filling in the new growth, with no attention paid to replacing the strength in the stress area of the enhancement, and debulking around it for overall toughness. Secondly, if you have a tech...

Nail Care & Manicures: pink & whites nail tips, pale colour, nail tips
pale colour, nail tips, liza: it should be simple to airbrush or paint over white & pink s. this way you can grow them out and carry on having maintenance on them untill the white has grown off, it seems a shame to waste a set if everything else is ok with them. the only problem would...

Nail Care & Manicures: pink and whites.... TO PINK, rebalance, enamel
rebalance, enamel, enhancement: The best way to tone them down is to put a coat of French Pink enamel- whatever your preference. When you get them rebalanced, make sure to tell the tech that you don t want them so bright, and ask if they can be toned down. They should NOT be removed, a...

Nail Care & Manicures: please explain all types of french manicures, french manicures, natural nails
french manicures, natural nails, french manicure: Dear Patty, The following are the options available for french manicures - A painted french on natural nails using polish - A painted french on enhancements using polish - A permanent french for Acrylics or UV Gel using either white coloured acryic or...

Nail Care & Manicures: Could you please tell me how..., fake nails, natural nails
fake nails, natural nails, long nails: I think one very simple thing will benefit your nails in all the aspects you mentioned. Wearing gloves while doing the dishes and other housework envolving water. Water is nail s enemy #1, so avoid it as much as possible. Also wear your balm and perhaps a...

Nail Care & Manicures: polish over solar, dental acrylic, crosslinks
dental acrylic, crosslinks, thixotropic: Solar Nails. Ahhhhhhhh. I want you to go look at past answers about Solar Nails after you read my answer to this. Alot of discount nail salons are touting SOLAR NAILS as some newer, healthier for your nails product. It s a liquid and powder enhancement...

Nail Care & Manicures: ABOUT FUNGUS, hand sanitizer, finger nails
hand sanitizer, finger nails, nail plate: It s not believed that you can get fungus from dipping in a powder BUT it s not completely ruled out either, that s why the offices and organizations (who s rules vary state to state and country to country) usually frown upon it and suggest that technicians...

Nail Care & Manicures: powder gels??, uv gel nails, enails
uv gel nails, enails, natural nails: Dear Ada, In my opinion, it s best to leave sleeping dogs lie. In other words, if they were indeed done at an NSS, your natural nails are likely damaged underneath. To expose such damage would likely be uncomfortable and may likely cause other products...

Nail Care & Manicures: pregnancy and nail polish?, manicure and pedicure, horror stories
manicure and pedicure, horror stories, friend of a friend: Hi Cherry~ First Congrats! How exciting! And second, when you are pregnant you will hear all kinds of horror stories about a friend of a friend who got this and that while pregnant! For some reason, pregnancy brings out the worst in some of our friends!...

Nail Care & Manicures: prep of the natural nail, natural nail, performance html
natural nail, performance html, poor performance: I m sorry, but if you are in college i think you should do this search on your own, it s a bit too easy to simply ask another person, isn t it? But i can refer a good site that you can visit to do a search and to help you with this question and others you...

Nail Care & Manicures: preping nails for gel or acrylic, natural nail, nail plate
natural nail, nail plate, free edge: Hi Terri-Anne, If you mean ruff back to file back towards the cuticle indeed it is better not to do this for prepping although it is not dangerous. The Nail itself can be compared with the scales of a fish which better to be filed with their direction...

Nail Care & Manicures: preserving acrylic nails, methyl methacrylate mma, household chores
methyl methacrylate mma, household chores, acrylic nails: Hi Sarah! Have your nails filled every 2 to 3 weeks depending on your growth rate. Believe it or not, this saves you money! If you wait too long to get your nails filled, you risk breaks or injuries. If you have breaks, most technicians only guarantee...

Nail Care & Manicures: price, acrylic nails, nail tech
acrylic nails, nail tech, many thanks: Prices tend to vary acording to the nail tech s experience, the products used, location and clientelle. There are great variantions in the market but usually you get what you pay for so i tend to be suspicious of prices too low in this case £30 seems like...

Nail Care & Manicures: problem with nail gel removal, gel nails, rings of fire
gel nails, rings of fire, nail gel: Dear kay, First of all, MANY salons claim to be applying Bio Gel when it most certainly is NOT. Those red marks are rings of fire from the improper use of the electric file which A) should never hurt and B) should never touch the natural nail. They...

Nail Care & Manicures: Your Q & A, creative nail design, brisa gel
creative nail design, brisa gel, beautiful nails: Well, to tell you the truth, there is no such thing as solar nails when we are talking about enhancemnts. Creative has Brisa (gel), Mosaic Powder, Ultra Powder, Perfect Powders, Radical and Redention Plus (Liquid and Powder) and #Fabric (Fiberglass), they...

Nail Care & Manicures: Question about Nail Plate Lifting, acrylic nails, nail plate
acrylic nails, nail plate, natural nail: This condition is probably due to the thinning of your natural nail, being like this they support less stress and causing them to lift. I would advise you to keep you natural nail short and to use cuticle oil daily to nourish the nails. This will help them...

Nail Care & Manicures: What questions should we ask?, natural nails, quality technician
natural nails, quality technician, perfect health: Dear Kate, You are correct. Most qualified technicians will NOT soak off your acrylics/uv gels and will simply keep refilling them. They are not replaced unless broken. Some qualified and reputable techs however, who s skills aren t honed yet may do occasional...

Nail Care & Manicures: What quick dry do you recommend?..., creative nail designs, solar oil
creative nail designs, solar oil, nail dryer: Hi Wendy~ I think that all polishes are created equal. I always start with a basecoat and always finish with a topcoat. I swear by Creative Nail Designs solar oil to use as a nail dryer and conditioner between manicures! Its a great product! Let me know if...

Nail Care & Manicures: RE: Pimples after waxing!, new brunswick canada, alcohol swab
new brunswick canada, alcohol swab, facial wax: Sept. 20th, 06 9.59PM HI Rhonda; With the information you have provided to me in your email, The main reason why clients get pimples after waxing is mainly due to the wax and not removing the wax completely off the skin. Another reason, if you...

Nail Care & Manicures: Reaction, nail biter, acrylic nails
nail biter, acrylic nails, poor practices: Dear Pam, I regret that I can t answer your allergy question. It could have been any number of things. You could have suffered over-exposure to the product by a technician who was careless and letting the product come in contact with your skin. You could...

Nail Care & Manicures: Are These Really Gel Nails?, gel nails, acrylic nails
gel nails, acrylic nails, nail tech: I are absolutely right, you re not getting gel nails, you are getting acrylic nails with a gel top coat. This is used to give arylic andinstant shine without having to buff them, but they are not gel nails. Gel is just that, a gel applied directly to the nail...

Nail Care & Manicures: Recovering from finger nail fungus, finger nail fungus, creative nail design
finger nail fungus, creative nail design, essential fatty acids: Hi Kathy! If you want faster growing nails, be sure that your diet is rich in Vitamins A, B-Complex, C, D, E and iron, calcium, zinc, sulfur, and the essential fatty acids. So as far as the One-A-Day Vitamines go, your on the right path. If you are...

Nail Care & Manicures: Regrowth of injured/lost nail, hydrogen peroxide, band aids
hydrogen peroxide, band aids, free edge: Yes, you should leave it alone and let it fall on its own. Covering the nail with band aids isn t such a good idea as it might trap moist under it and make infection easier, simply wash it and apply some iodine once in a while, unless it hurts, in this case...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removal of overlay, dr appt, foot spas
dr appt, foot spas, pure acetone: Dear Kathy First, I must warn you; MANY salons are offering unsanitary environments and methods to do pedicures and thus put you at risk for infections. Ordinarily, infections of nails - whether finger or toe - may take as much as 12mths to clear up completely....

Nail Care & Manicures: Removed acrylic nails need next step, acetone remover, acrylic nails
acetone remover, acrylic nails, nailbed: Hi Pat. Thank you for your question! So you have the tips off, the next step is to apply alcohol to the beds, to remove oils, bacteria etc and then apply a base coat ( less chemicals) the base coat will help with the sensitivity, as you plate is where...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing Acrylic Nails, removing acrylic nails, dry hope
removing acrylic nails, dry hope, aluminium foil: Being only 14 they shouldn t have done your nails without a permit, but well... They can only be removed using acetone, so you ll have to buy a bottle, i recomend that you put a cotton ball soaked with acetone over each nail and then wrap then in aluminium...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing Acrylic Nails, removing acrylic nails, cotton balls
removing acrylic nails, cotton balls, acrylic nail: Let me start by saying that being only 14 you shouldn t have had acrylic nail. Acrylic nails are not press-ons and need a comitement that are regular maintenaces, if you are not willing to have maintenances performed you shouldn t have enhancements. Now,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing acrylic nails, removing acrylic nails, nail enhancements
removing acrylic nails, nail enhancements, natural nail: First of all your nails should not be horrible underneath, is your nail tech damaging your nails? If she is you should seek another nail tech, because nail enhancements should not damage your natural nail. Second, i do not recomend press on nails, they don...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing Gel Nails, uv gel nails, removing gel nails
uv gel nails, removing gel nails, quality acrylics: Dear Donna, I regret, but you have been scammed by an NSS. (NSS means Non Standard Salon). UV Gels NEVER contain powders. They are exactly as their name implies.... GEL. Available in varying viscosities, similar to hair gels. Under no circumstances are...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing Gel Nails, removing gel nails, pure acetone
removing gel nails, pure acetone, cotton balls: Hi Ina IF they are real UV Gel (meaning, absolutely no powder was used whatsoever) you need to find a technician and ask her to remove them. Real UV gel needs to be filed off, and it s hard to know unless you re trained/experienced when the product ends...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing nails, natural nails, uv lamp
natural nails, uv lamp, hair gel: Dear Michelle, The best way to remove them safely is to have a professional do it. Do NOT pick them off, or you ll damage your natural nails. If you are wearing True UV Gels, they must be removed by a professional only. If you are wearing acrylic,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Removing quick dry spray, nail polish remover, gel nails
nail polish remover, gel nails, aerosol spray: Hello Jaime; First, thank you for your question! This is a question I have never ec d. So.... This is my answer. I may be able to give you more info providing you reply to this answer, either via this website service, www. allexperts.com or to spa_mobile@yahoo.ca...

Nail Care & Manicures: Reputable nail salon?, material safety data, material safety data sheet
material safety data, material safety data sheet, safety data sheet: Dear Amanda, Regrettably, there is no fool proof way to find a reputable salon. At most, all you can do is avoid salons that do service within 45min, who are untidy, etc. You could call and ask: 1) proof of diploma 2) proof of certification for use of...

Nail Care & Manicures: Resin nail courses, cosmetology programs, nail courses
cosmetology programs, nail courses, clientel: Dear Rohini, The school you would be looking for is France Lecuyer . It so happens that I m a montreal resident too, and that s where I went. However, I would advise that you take an Acrylics course instead. There is much more call for Acrylics. Resin...

Nail Care & Manicures: Ridges on Nails caused by nail polish, ridges on nails, stranger things
ridges on nails, stranger things, nail tech: I was a bit sad that your comment was so harsh. By the symptoms you described there can be so many causes that i can t possibly tell you all the diferent possible causes, and all the things you can do to improve this condition. Normaly there is a suspicion...

Nail Care & Manicures: Most realistic fake nails, fake nails, french manicure
fake nails, french manicure, nail techniques: Well, getting realistic enhancements really depends on the tech s skills. Many techs falsely belive that thicker is stonger, but the secret for strenght is in the structure, a correctly build apex (this is the thickest part of the nail and should be placed...

Nail Care & Manicures: redness at the base of my nail, liquid monomer, allergy specialist
liquid monomer, allergy specialist, skilled technician: Hi Sandy- I wish I had better news for you, but it sounds to me like you have developed a sensitivity to liquid and powder enhancements- this happens from repeated exposure of your skin to uncured products (ie: liquid monomer, mixtures that have not yet hardened)....

Nail Care & Manicures: referral to a good nail salon, uv gel nails, brand name products
uv gel nails, brand name products, liquid powder: Hi Maria! I m glad to hear that you ve learned of the dangers posed to society by many NSS salons. Most of the general population is completely unaware. However, I do regret that I am unable to refer you to a technician. The reason being is that A) I...

Nail Care & Manicures: removal of gel nails, methyl methacrylate mma, gel nails
methyl methacrylate mma, gel nails, nail industry: Hi Maggie, did they speak your language! You seem to know what you wanted and if you had come to me and said that was what you wanted I would know, a Gel Overlay. Simple as that. We already know you didn t get what you wanted, as far as we know you got gel...

Nail Care & Manicures: removal of nails, removing acrylic nails, nail enhancements
removing acrylic nails, nail enhancements, nail plate: Hi Emma When removing your nail enhancements, using acetone, it s uncessary to protect the skin . However, I do advise using cuticle oil, rubbed into the cuticle, nail & surrounding skin several times daily. Hope this helps. Hi Again! Regarding...

Nail Care & Manicures: removal of my nails!, arylic nails, aluminium foil
arylic nails, aluminium foil, cotton balls: I would regulary recomend that you shoud have your nails removed by a professional, but since you are low in cash i prefer you do it the better way possible at home, than without any cares. Yes you can soak them with acetone and it will remove the tips aswell....

Nail Care & Manicures: removing my acrylic nails, removing acrylic nails, arcylic nails
removing acrylic nails, arcylic nails, artificial nail: Dear Sara, Removing acrylic nails is actually simple. You need a solvent such as acetone or a professional remover from the IBD brand called Artificial Nail Remover . You can use pads of cotton drenched in the solvent wrapped around each nail and wait...

Nail Care & Manicures: removing gel nails, removing gel nails, nails co
removing gel nails, nails co, nail beds: Hi are u in the UK, i have not heard of powder gel, as far as i know gel is still the same honey like clear product that is cured under a uv lamp and can get quite warm. Yes i wud get the nails removed professionally it sounds like whoever did them has not...

Nail Care & Manicures: reply to LCN vs. Permanent French, smooth appearance, polish remover
smooth appearance, polish remover, acrylics: Honestly I am not familiar with LCN s. Is this a particular brand or type of enhancement?? From what you have told me I would suggest maybe a wrap for your nail. It will give your nails extra support and strength while you grow them out and also give a nice...

Nail Care & Manicures: resin, applicator tip, closed container
applicator tip, closed container, resin: Hi Tricia, First of all sorry for my late reply. your question must have ended up in the wrong box, whatever the reason is here it is!. You can applu with any brush if you like as long as you do not use an expensive one for you probably can throw it...

Nail Care & Manicures: rings of fire.....damage to nails, creative spectrum, solar nail
creative spectrum, solar nail, artificial nails: Aww you poor thing. I m sorry this was your first experience in having enhancements. I assure that it doesn t have to be like this! There is no such thing as a Solar Nail Grand Master btw. A grand master has mastered ALL products in the Creative Spectrum,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Safe for nails, biosculpture nails, dear daphne
biosculpture nails, dear daphne, natural nails: Dear Daphne, First, it s important to note that if a person has been wearing enhancements for a while, and they choose to have them removed, be it gel or acrylic; the natural nails will be soft and flexible EVEN WHEN PERFECTLY HEALTHY because they have...

Nail Care & Manicures: Scubbed my foot to hard., state health department, pumice stone
state health department, pumice stone, disposable goods: Francine~ Thank you so very much for your post. I am sorry to hear that a professional actually did this to you~ Wow, Must she/He have been recently trained or perhaps you had a Callous did you? Or A lot of dry skin maybe? Have you ever been to...

Nail Care & Manicures: Sculptured or Gel?, solvent proof, natural nails
solvent proof, natural nails, gel nails: Hi Andrea! Thanks for your question ;) It doesn t matter what TYPE of nails you have applied, what matters is the tech applying them, and the products s/he uses. Liquid and Powder (AKA Acrylic) gets a bad rap as being damaging and all around not-good-for-you....

Nail Care & Manicures: Sculptured nail look?, natural nail, free edge
natural nail, free edge, overexposure: YES! You don t want both sides of your free edge covered by product, this puts you at risk of overexposure to uncured product (when the liquid and powder-AKA ACRYLIC- is still wet, and it takes 24 hours to fully cure), and is annoying, to say the least, when...

Nail Care & Manicures: Sculptured nails, sculptured nails
sculptured nails: An answer to this question can end up pretty long and complex, instead I ll refer to you this tutorial that mentions the things you questioned me about and also some important aspects in sculpting http://www.salongeek.com/preparation-application/2754-super-sonic-sculpting.html...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk Nail Tips, nail tips, homw
nail tips, homw, acetone: I would recomend that you go to your salon to properly remove them, howerver you can try removing them at homw by soaking your nails in a bowl of acetone. Leave them for about 20 minutes, after this scrape the softened product and buff your nails with a buffing...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk Nail Wraps and Fill-Ins, nail wraps, glue gel
nail wraps, glue gel, nail drill: I m sorry but i m against applying this kind of product at home, this can seriously damage you nails, specially if you use a nail drill. These products are ment to be used by trained professionails, and in by any way you should expect to obtain the same results...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk versus Gel Nails, gel nails, fake nails
gel nails, fake nails, sillk: More important than chosing a system is chosing a good nail tech. None of the systems damages the natural nail when properly used, but a bad nail tech can do serious damages. So do a bit of reserch, see what brand they use (i higly recomend AGAISNT going to...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk Wrap and Pain, nail beds, nail plates
nail beds, nail plates, nail plate: Ouch! It sounds like you re experiencing a nail headache , which happens when the enhancement shrinks as it cures. And wraps cure quickly, when the resin is activated with the spray. Do you have thin nail plates, or were your nails over-filed before the...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk Wraps & the Fibreglass System, nail systems, nail technician
nail systems, nail technician, related forum: Well to avoid a VERY long response and to give the fun in discovering this stuff on your own i ll give you the adresses to my favourite nail related web-pages. I m sure they will be very helpful in the future too. www.thenailgeek.com (a nail related forum,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Silk Wraps vs Acrylics vs Pink n Whites vs Solar nails, silk wraps, thin viscosity
silk wraps, thin viscosity, solar tips: HI! I ll do my best to make this as clear for you as possible. First of all... they are all acrylics . - Silk wraps are when a resin (thin viscosity/runny glue) is applied to the nail, then a piece of fiberglass/linen/silk is laid on top of that. Then...

Nail Care & Manicures: Smile lines on pink and white acrylic, smile line, smile lines
smile line, smile lines, perfect smile: Key is perfect Liquid to Powder mix ratio and YOUR perfect brush and technique! AND PRACTICE!! Drilling a ridge should have no effect on your smile line, I used to do that, but decided to quit wasting my time. About the dark beneath the smile lines, you...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nail Liquid, marx oh, solar nail
marx oh, solar nail, gel nails: OH BARBARA DON T AVOID GEL NAILS!! I was a big NO GEL girl until I started using Brisa about 2 years ago, the workability is FAB, and its also hypoallergenic. Also try www.theindustrysource.com to try and fine more Solarnail liquid, or call CND directly-...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nail Rebalancing, creative nail design, solar nail
creative nail design, solar nail, rebalancing: Nope. :) The best thing to do is to find a better experienced tech. Now I want to make sure that the Solar nails you recieved were in fact the Creative Nail Design liquid and powder product called Solarnail. This professional product is just...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nail, solar nail, illegal product
solar nail, illegal product, neice: Dear Laura, To my knowledge, I do not think that the Creative brand of products known as Solar Nails will cause an adverse reaction UNLESS wrongly/incorrectly used by the technician. HOWEVER, there are what are known as NSS which are Non Standard...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nails, finger nail polish, nails company
finger nail polish, nails company, acrylic nails: Dear Heather, Solar Nails refers to a product line created by the company Creative and they are in actual fact, Acrylic nails. Company site here: http://www.creativenaildesign.com/ Yes, you can apply polish to Acrylic nails, then use non-acetone...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nails, creative nail design, nail enhancements
creative nail design, nail enhancements, tip overlay: Hi Quilah! Thanks for your question! The term Solarnail is actually the name of a professional liquid and powder product (also known as acrylic) by Creative Nail Design, a big name in professional nail products. Many low cost discount nail salons...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nails, acetone nail polish remover, creative nail design
acetone nail polish remover, creative nail design, nail polish remover: Dear Vik, First, Solar nails is a product line, belonging to Creative Nail Design . This is their product line: http://www.hyperiongroup.com/Products.aspx?categoryId=488&type=2 and http://www.creativenaildesign.com/Products/Product.aspx/1124 As...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar Nails, nail tech, lotions
nail tech, lotions, nails: I m not very familiar with these so called Solar Nails, what i do know is a line made by Creative That is composed by a oil, a balm and a lotion all with solar in their names, this line is ment to nurish the hands and nails and i don t thinks this is what...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar nail, acetone remover, quality enhancements
acetone remover, quality enhancements, solar nail: Hi Tania If your Solar Nails are REAL Solar Nails , then yes, you can apply polish to them. Real Solar Nails is a brand of acrylic produced by a high quality, high standard, internationally known company named Creative (see here: http://www.creativenail.com)...

Nail Care & Manicures: Solar nails, professional nail techs, black rim
professional nail techs, black rim, dental acrylic: Margie, I hate to tell you this, but professional nail techs do not apply Solar nails. This is a marketing term for Non-Standard salons practicing archaic and damaging techniques to consumers, and this type of liquid and powder enhancement (AKA: acrylic),...

Nail Care & Manicures: SolarNail, creative nail design, nail tech
creative nail design, nail tech, cnd: I just verified your information and i feel ashamed to say i was wrong. Never the less i assure you when i first received this question i searched high and low to find SolarNails as an enhancement type. The only acrylics available at that time by Creative...

Nail Care & Manicures: Split toe nail, toe nails, toe nail
toe nails, toe nail, wich: I m sorry but it is very difficult to answer this question without having looked at you nail. Usually the nail grows back if there is no damage done to the matrix, wich in this case i guess there isn t. I also do not know is this is painfull or if it is just...

Nail Care & Manicures: Spray-on nail enhancements, nail enhancements, false nails
nail enhancements, false nails, nail industry: This is the first I ve heard of an enhancement material being applied in this manner. If you could provide more information-- such as where in the states she had this done and what the salon called the service/product-- it might make it easier to track down...

Nail Care & Manicures: Spray-on nail enhancements, nail enhancements, false nails
nail enhancements, false nails, nail enamel: Hi there! I think no one has answered this question because no one has ever HEARD of this technique! I even googled the darn thing, and came up completely empty-handed. Are we sure this was a professional product-based technique? Does she know the name...

Nail Care & Manicures: State board exam, finger nails, jeannie
finger nails, jeannie, whole time: Hi Venesa, as far as I know they just sit there and stare at you the whole time. Your school should be helping you with this. By the time I went to school Montana stopped having to do practical exams and just took a written test, I know I lucked out. Sadly...

Nail Care & Manicures: Stress Marks-Acrylic Nails, cuticle area, stress marks
cuticle area, stress marks, acrylic nails: Hi Leona! First of all, you don t always need to remove your nails after a certain amount of time, a lot of technicians do what is called a rebalance. This is when they basically move the whites down to where the smile line should be. The red lines are...

Nail Care & Manicures: Switching from pink & whites to colored tips, colored acrylic, acrylics
colored acrylic, acrylics: It depend on you nail s tech way of working but i wouldn t remove them, it isn t necessary, i woulod only thin the out then apply the new coloured acrylic. Hope i could help. Sorry for taking longer than usual to reply but i ve been having some problems...

Nail Care & Manicures: salon top coat that glows under florescent lights, coat uv, florescent lighting
coat uv, florescent lighting, manicure pedicure: Dear Monica, It may be a UV top coat/UV gloss. That would be the reason. I don t specifically know the ingredients, so I m sorry, I can t answer that question.Also, have you ever noticed that under black lights at clubs that your clothes etc don t look...

Nail Care & Manicures: scam -asked for gels received acrylics, gel enhancements, natural nails
gel enhancements, natural nails, nail techs: Dear Brenda, I belong to a group of nail techs that frequently discuss such issues. Many techs prefer to remove the old enhancements, and will want to apply a new set so they can guarantee their product. However, often when mma nails or nails from an...

Nail Care & Manicures: science fair, breast cancer fund, nail polish manufacturers
breast cancer fund, nail polish manufacturers, nail lacquers: Hi Dana. I am not sure of your question. Are you looking for a man made chemical in nail polish or what is the major ingredient in nail polish????? Here is some recent info you might find interesting. American women spent more than $12.4 million last year...

Nail Care & Manicures: sculptured nails, creative nail design, moon shape
creative nail design, moon shape, sculptured nails: hi tania sorry to hear you had problems with your sculpting. this is my speciality, so much faster than tipping! the 2 most important things are using the best forms and knowing how to pre-taillour them. i use creative nail design sculpting forms, but...

Nail Care & Manicures: sensation after gel application, quality enhancements, nail beds
quality enhancements, nail beds, acrylic nails: Dear Susan, When quality enhancements in the form of Acrylic or UV Gel are applied PROPERLY and well maintained, they do NOT ever need to be removed. And, gel CAN be refilled/rebalanced over existing acrylic without removing it. In some cases, a technician...

Nail Care & Manicures: set of acrylics, tip overlay, acrylic tips
tip overlay, acrylic tips, natural nail: When maintenance is done correctly it isn t necessary to ever do a new set. The nails should be continously re-shortened back to original lenght, and when the tips grow out the enhancement is no longer an extention a natural tip overlay. Besides these facts...

Nail Care & Manicures: short clean nails, natural nails, gel nails
natural nails, gel nails, long nails: Hi Heather, Thanks! I indeed misunderstood your question, and thank you for clarifying. Any enhancement system: whether fiberglass/silk/linen wraps, or dips, or Liquid and powder acrylic or uv gel MUST have a certain amount of free edge available to ...

Nail Care & Manicures: side effects of artificial nails, nails co, nail glue
nails co, nail glue, artificial nails: sorry, missed that ansa out, yes this is quite possibly a reaction to the glue or resin, i sometimes get that myself if i have been resting the side of my hand in the product filings while i work, i found that hydroquartazone cream from the GP sorted it for...

Nail Care & Manicures: silk nail wraps, nail wraps, doing housework
nail wraps, doing housework, natural nails: I m sorry but i don t understand very well the system you applied to your nails, i don t know if you applied the silk yourself, but if you did there may be some complications if you didn t file the crack. If you want to have your nails free of acrilic why...

Nail Care & Manicures: silk wraps, time hope, maintenace
time hope, maintenace, nail salon: If maintenance is done correctly you should NEVER need to have a new set done. Removing enhancemnts to apply new ones is just an unecessary way of damaging your nails, at every maintenace every problem should be solved and your nails should look as good as...

Nail Care & Manicures: smile lines, smile line, smile lines
smile line, smile lines, gentle curve: hi sandra which product range ru using? as for smiles in ennamel, always load your brush with more than u will need, turn the brush on its side and trying to use the corner of your brush to start the smile, move the brush up into a gentle curve and down...

Nail Care & Manicures: solar nail vs. gel nail, nail enhancements, fake nails
nail enhancements, fake nails, gel nails: There are several types of nail enhancements, gel, acrylic, and fiberglass (or silk), solar is a manicure line from Creative, it consist of cuticle oil, lotion and balm, so this is not an enhancement system. All enhancement systems are very strong and the...

Nail Care & Manicures: solar nails, nail technicians, heatlh
nail technicians, heatlh, acetone: While soaking your nails in acetone to remove them every 2 months will not damage your heatlh in any way, it shouldn t really be necessary to replace your nails so often. The short answer is no, you shouldn t need to replace product under normal circumstances....

Nail Care & Manicures: solar nails??, creative nail designs, masters technique
creative nail designs, masters technique, nail enhancements: OHH YOU POOR THING! Sometimes its the toughest lesson to learn, isn t it? You are only 5 hours away from me lol- how funny is that. But you ARE in the same area as MY mentor, e-mail me and I will give you her digits, and she will take FABULOUS care...

Nail Care & Manicures: soreness (french manicure, alergic reaction, 24hrs
alergic reaction, 24hrs, french manicure: HI TANYA(: SOMETIMES WHEN YOU HAVE NEVER HAD ANY TYPE OF NAIL ENHANCEMENT YOU CAN BECOME SORE FROM THE PREP WORK OR THE CURING OF THE PRODUCT HOWEVER, THEY SHOULD NOT STAY SORE LONGER THAN 24HRS IF IT PERSISTS SEE YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY IT COULD BE AN ALERGIC...

Nail Care & Manicures: spots onthe white of nail, air bubbles, acrylic nails
air bubbles, acrylic nails, little holes: hi elizabeth its always hard to b accurate without seeing what you r refering to! i think you may b seeing air bubbles that have burst after the acrylic has fully cured. when the liquid & powder is 1st placed on your nail it takes 2-3 mins to set. however...

Nail Care & Manicures: stick on nails, natural nail care, china glaze nail
natural nail care, china glaze nail, international co ltd: Hi Sandra, I would contact Miss Jacky with Amazing Shine in Korea who probably can direct you. She is the director of Amazing Shine in Seoul.please follow this lead to contact them and you can mention my name Dasy Design International Co.Ltd in Thailand...

Nail Care & Manicures: stop picking cuticles and biting nails, sally hansen nail, biting nails
sally hansen nail, biting nails, biting my nails: HI LEANNE! Unless you want to go the hypnosis route, which some people swear by, you do have a couple options other than sheer willpower. One is to apply the very disgusting (and therefore, highly successful) nail biting cream like Control It!), which you...

Nail Care & Manicures: suntan lotion removing nail polish, spray on sunscreen, fellow techs
spray on sunscreen, fellow techs, nail polishes: Unfortunately, acrylics are not my field of expertise YET. However, I will share what I do know on the subject as I frequently speak with other tech s who use acrylics. Many sunscreens and house-hold cleaning products ARE harmful to acrylics and will cause...

Nail Care & Manicures: Taking off Acrylic Nails, creative nail designs, keratin growth
creative nail designs, keratin growth, acrylic nails: OK, now that you know its BAD to peel enhancements off ;)... You cannot fix what you damaged, but you can certainly help them out. Use a nail strengthener like Creative Nail Designs Toughen Up (R), it costs about $6 USD, and does not use either formaldehyde...

Nail Care & Manicures: Tanning and Acrylic Nails, indoor tanning salon, spray tanning
indoor tanning salon, spray tanning, gel nails: Well, i don t know if you are talking about spray tanning or sun beds. Either way i think you should speak with the salon as they should have the experience, and i m not that familiar with acrylic. However spray tanning will most likely stain the nails, on...

Nail Care & Manicures: Tanning/gel nails, gel nails, tanning beds
gel nails, tanning beds, acrylic nails: Dear Klara, It sounds very much like a cheap discount nail bar, using cheap OR illegal/toxic acrylic. As I said, QUALITY Acrylic or REAL UV Gel will NOT yellow as a result of the tanning beds themselves. No more than they would yellow from being out in the...

Nail Care & Manicures: Technician cut me bad- will nail heal??, hydrogen peroxide, liquid bandage
hydrogen peroxide, liquid bandage, nail matrix: Most likely it will heal. A lot will depend on if the cut is actually on the skin surrounding the nail or if it goes through the nail itself. If the cut is through the nail itself, it will depend on whether or not the nail matrix was damaged. The nail matrix...

Nail Care & Manicures: Thickened polish, preventative measures, happy new year
preventative measures, happy new year, polish remover: HI there... Happy New Year! You can purchase products in the salon that will thin the polish/top coat. For preventative measures....always keep polish out of direct sunlight and heat, both these factors will make polish thick. Also age will make the polish...

Nail Care & Manicures: Time?, natural nails, gel nails
natural nails, gel nails, shoddy job: Dear Kirsten A discount nail salon, or nail bar that is NSS (which means Non Standard Salon) may complete a set in 45min. HOWEVER, they will not have prepped your nails properly, and will likely etch your natural nail with an electric file that will...

Nail Care & Manicures: Toe Nail Problem!, toe nails, nail extension
toe nails, nail extension, foot doctor: Hi Elizabeth~ Any time that there is damage to a nail, it is hard to tell what type of regrowth there will be. I have seen all sorts of situations like yours and they have all been different outcomes. I would suggest that you see a foot doctor and he...

Nail Care & Manicures: Toe Nails, little mysteries, toe nails
little mysteries, toe nails, nail growth: hi emily is your middle toe longer than the rest? if it is, this may b the answer, as the longest toe touches your shoes more than the others and this can slowly cause damage resulting in the lose of the toenail. if this is not the case, then it sounds...

Nail Care & Manicures: Toe Nails, professional nail technician, false toe nails
professional nail technician, false toe nails, dead skin cells: Dear Lynn, There IS a short term solution for you available, but regrettably, none that last longer than a few days. You could visit a professional nail technician and ask them to sculpt a toenail for you either in Acrylic or in UV Gel, and as you need...

Nail Care & Manicures: Toenail fungus, pedicures, fungus
pedicures, fungus, dermatologist: Hi Eileen! I m sorry, no you cannot. It is highly contagious, and easier to transfer from one person to another through pedicures, because bacteria can harbor in warm places easier. There are some careless technicians that will do it. You need to go see a...

Nail Care & Manicures: Took the plunge, gel nails, acrylic nails
gel nails, acrylic nails, curer: Hi Linda, To ascertain if you have standard acrylic, please see these two pages of info on my site. One regards MMA and the ways that poor quality salons will scam consumers: http://ongles-chez-victoria.tripod.com/victoriasnails/id18.html And this page...

Nail Care & Manicures: Torn nail bed, leather dye, nail bed
leather dye, nail bed, left index: Sounds like you may have either just hit it just right, or you may have at some point damaged your matrix, which is the root of your nail. I would see a Dr. if you re concerned, but it s either going to grow out and disappear, or just carry on as it grows....

Nail Care & Manicures: what to do about thin nails, they break and tare easy., sweet almond oil, natural nails
sweet almond oil, natural nails, washing dishes: Hi Janie The thickness of natural nails relates directly to A) your health and B) your genetics. Gelatin will only help make them harder , and only if you intake a LOT by either taking capsules daily and continually, never stopping or by eating jello...

Nail Care & Manicures: I think my tech is lying to me!!!, liquid combination, natural nail
liquid combination, natural nail, uv gel: Dear Trisa, On the link that I provided you, the clues that you would have MMA on your nails are: - if the acrylic does NOT soak off easily in acetone within 20 minutes and must be pried off, thus damaging the natural nail. Quality acrylic WILL soak off...

Nail Care & Manicures: tips 4 nails?, fake nails, nail biter
fake nails, nail biter, nail glue: Hi Nicole. Tips are nail extensions that are glued to your natural nail using a special nail glue(not crazy glue). They help to add length to your nail. You can get any enhancement gel,acrylic,wraps put on top of them. Since you are a nail biter you are a...

Nail Care & Manicures: tips with nail gel, creative nail design, methyl methacrylate mma
creative nail design, methyl methacrylate mma, spa search: Hello! I m not sure if I m understanding your question correctly. I m thinking I will have to answer two questions to make sure I give you a correct answer. If you are meaning your cuticles are red, you might have an allergy to the product, or your technician...

Nail Care & Manicures: tips removal, nail bed, nails
nail bed, nails, good luck: Hi Liz~ You go right back to where you had them applied and have them removed professionally! This is very important as if you try to remove them yourself you can get yourself into all kings of trouble with pulling off part of the nail bed, destroying the...

Nail Care & Manicures: tips vs. acrylic, nails co, pure acetone
nails co, pure acetone, hygiene standards: hello kim, tips are the plastic shape that is attached to your natural nail and blended in so u cant see the join, acrylic is a mix of liquid and powder that is applied over the whole nail and plastic tip making the nail extension . Acrylic, gel and fibreglass...

Nail Care & Manicures: tips vs. acrylic, natural nails, light colors
natural nails, light colors, nail bed: Hi there(: Any kind of enhancement on your nails will cause some wear on your nails and beds. Moving does a lot of wear on your nails. Instead of tips opt for a fiberglass or silk overlay. The fiber is applied with a resin on top of your natural nail to give...

Nail Care & Manicures: Should I get tips, wraps...?, uv gel nails, fake nails
uv gel nails, fake nails, nail enhancements: A great many people don t actually want nail enhancments or fake nails . Most that do have them, are just like yourself (even me). I would definately suggest getting tips put on, and then grow them out while keeping an overlay of product over the nail....

Nail Care & Manicures: My toe nail grow split, open toes, toe nail
open toes, toe nail, pedicure: Something has happened to the actively growing part of your nail(AKA the matrix) to damage it, and the damage is causing it to split in this annoying, zipperlike way. I think it would be a good idea to get in for a pedicure in a reputable salon, and have...

Nail Care & Manicures: toenail, nails co, nailbed
nails co, nailbed, cuticle: Hi susan Yes i would cut it down so you dont catch it on anything. Yes a new one will grow out fine, you couls always call in and have a toenail extension put on so it doesnt look unsightly while your new nail grows out underneath. Check to see if your...

Nail Care & Manicures: toenail, podiatrist, foot problems
podiatrist, foot problems, general practitioner: While I think I should have you refer to a podiatrist to make sure I am right (and ALWAYS see a podiatrist instead of a general practitioner when it comes to your feet, GP s tend to blow foot problems off), I would guess that you have some sort of damage to...

Nail Care & Manicures: toenails, toenail fungus, nail bed
toenail fungus, nail bed, podiatrist: Hi Lori~ You have been through a lot with that toenail! I would suggest that you go see a dermatologist. Stick with what they would like you to do, even if that means going back on the medication. Although I can t really tell you what you have it sounds...

Nail Care & Manicures: not sure what type of nails to use, natural nails, artificial nails
natural nails, artificial nails, long nails: There are no nails in the market that you can keep for 2 months. I would recomend that you have your nails naturaly manicured, or that you wear press-ons applyed by a professional. If you where to apply enhancemnets, your nails would continue to grow and...

Nail Care & Manicures: types of extensions, natural nails, enhancement systems
natural nails, enhancement systems, uv gel: Dear Jade, This page on my site will explain the primary differences between the different nail enhancement systems: http://ongles-chez-victoria.tripod.com/victoriasnails/id16.html In all honesty, both Acrylic and UV Gel are ACRYLIC. Only created...

Nail Care & Manicures: U.V Gels, dear angie, sympatico ca
dear angie, sympatico ca, talented technicians: Dear Angie, If you are located in the US, then I advise you visit the site www.beautytech.com and they can best advise you what schools and distributors would be more suitable to where you are located. It is also a site with tutorials and other helpful...

Nail Care & Manicures: Ugly nails, nail enamel, fake nails
nail enamel, fake nails, nice colors: Hi Melissa. Avon makes Instant Manicure Dry Nail Enamel Strips good for one manicure. Lasts up to 14 days.Wipes off easily with nail-enamel remover for $8 you get 16 strips.These are great because no mess, smell,drips, or smudges. They have some nice colors-13...

Nail Care & Manicures: Ugly nails, fake nails, nail plate
fake nails, nail plate, custom blended manicure: The only thing you can do is paint them with enamel- if you don t like opaque polish or enhancements, then there is no way to magically extend your nailbed length. And if you go to a HIGHLY TRAINED and SKILLED tech, they wont LET you leave with chemical residue....

Nail Care & Manicures: Ugly Toe!!, coppery skin, vinegar treatment
coppery skin, vinegar treatment, french manicure: Without seeing your toenail, or getting any info from a podiatrist ( ALWAYS see a specialist for feet, most general practitioners blow off tootsies), I can t recommend you doing ANYTHING for this problem. If you have an infection in your toenail, it CAN spread...

Nail Care & Manicures: Using drills, methyl methacrylate, nail beds
methyl methacrylate, nail beds, acrylic nails: Hi Joni, thanks for your question. No using a drill is not necessary, but very useful. You should never have pain when getting your nails done. I had 2 clients that went to a discount salon before finding me, luckily no illegal products where used but both...

Nail Care & Manicures: Using nail polish on top of Biosculpture nails?, acetone nail polish remover, nail polish remover
acetone nail polish remover, nail polish remover, acetone remover: Hi Samantha, You are MOST welcome. I m glad to be of help and to offer information so that people can better understand enhancements and the business itself. Now, to your questions: YES you can apply nail polish over any UV Gel and/or Acrylic system...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Acrylic Nails with Gel overlay, acrylic nails, slim possibility
acrylic nails, slim possibility, dodgy: hi linda the only things i can think off is either there was oil on the nail or on the brush on the bottle. or the application of top coat is too thin. there is a slight possibility that you lamp needs new bulbs as it may not be fully curing the top coat,...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Bio Gel - I want them removed - maybe MMA?, natural nails, regretably
natural nails, regretably, natural nail: Dear Samantha, YES, regretably it does seem as if you have been scammed and acryic was applied in an innapropriate fashion that definately caused some damage to your natural nails. First, you must report them to the appropriate authorities in your state....

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Manicure Removal, gel manicure, natural nails
gel manicure, natural nails, pure acetone: Dear Melissa; What do you mean by breathe ? Natural nails do not breathe, nor do they need to. This is an old wives tale. There is no need to give your nails a break UNLESS you have a poor quality technician who is either A) damaging your nails with her...

Nail Care & Manicures: Is a UV Gel Manicure for me?, uv gel nails, gel manicure
uv gel nails, gel manicure, natural nails: Hi Daisy, First, I d like to clear things up for you a bit. Both Acrylic and UV Gel are acrylics. Just in different forms. Also, BOTH may be applied to look natural, and NEITHER damage the natural nail. it s a poor technician that s not doing her...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Nails, uv gel nails, acrylic nails
uv gel nails, acrylic nails, acrylic nail: Hi1 Will answer as best as I can ;-) #1 The tech is applying a UV Sealant which is indeed like a thick polish and NOT a uv gel! This is to protect the acrylic and prevent it from over exposure to the sun, and helps keep it from yellowing. #2 ...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Nails, uv gel nails, household cleaning products
uv gel nails, household cleaning products, nail plate: Dear Nell; Lifting can be caused by a variety of reasons. - Nails are too long for the client - when product is applied, it is too close to the cuticle/sidewall and touching it, if it s touching that will cause lifting. - Incorrect or incomplete prep of...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Nails, uv gel nails, gel manicure
uv gel nails, gel manicure, information victoria: Dear Michelle, I m sorry that you ve suffered such a horrible experience. Regrettably, there are untrained techs selling their services. It s usually best to seek out someone with proven qualifications. Ask around and see who your friends refer you to....

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Nails, uv gel nails, manhattan area
uv gel nails, manhattan area, nail technicians: Hi Joan! I m glad to hear that you have the real deal as it seems TOO MANY consumers get scammed and wind up with damaged nails. I regret, however, that there does not exist any kind of technician directory with which I could direct you to an appropriate...

Nail Care & Manicures: "UV Gel Overlay on Natural Nails", pins and needles, natural nails
pins and needles, natural nails, pins and needles sensation: Hi Steve. Hope you had a great holiday! This is a great option for you. Gel is flexible and stays super shiny and is thin. It is safe. It is applied like a polish(painted on)and then cured using a UV Light. No pain although sometimes depending on the system...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Overlay over Natural Nails, natural nail care, china glaze nail
natural nail care, china glaze nail, international co ltd: Dear Steve, It will not be harmfull nor painfull. I would suggest you have the gel overlay being sealed with IBD brand Intense seal, Finish it from EzFlow or Rapid Seal from ESN for the bst results. Please check back with me if you need more information....

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gel Overlays, natural nails, uv gel
natural nails, uv gel, liza: hi amy sorry for the delay in answering, ive been working away from my pc. well done to you for growing your nails! your natural nails may be naturally weak, look at your mums nails, if they are the same, dont beat yourself up as it may not have anything...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Gels on Natural Nails, natural nails, nail plate
natural nails, nail plate, uv lights: Hi Susan- Yes, you are damaging your nails but if properly done minimally. The file will roughen the nail plate which when given a manicure should be hydrated and go away. Your nails will feel different because you have something on them. They should never...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV gel Brands & Removal, uv gel, acetone
uv gel, acetone, jocelyn: Dear Jocelyn, Most true UV Gels may only be removed by buffing/filing them off. Very few may be soaked off. Some NSS (non standard salons) claim to be applying uv gel and may only be using a toxic mma acrylic (the illegal variety) that will not soak...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV gel nails, uv gel nails, quality enhancement
uv gel nails, quality enhancement, enhancement products: Tadeja, thanks for your question! I wish I could say more, but the only advice I can give you is too VERY thoroughly research your chosen product line of UV Gel, and follow the specific manufacturers instructions, preferably by attending one of their classes....

Nail Care & Manicures: UV gel nails, uv gel nails, nail techs
uv gel nails, nail techs, experienced professionals: I m sorry but I m against untrained people applying UV gel or any other type of enhancements. So, if you are qualified you should know this, if you don t i would book a recycling course, if you re not qualified i don t feel comfortable helping you applying...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Light, light thanks, beauty professional
light thanks, beauty professional, lengthy time: Well, there is a forum for nail and beauty professional were you can pose your question, www.thesalongeek.com. Even thow i haven t heard anything like this before, i suspect it might not have to do with the UV light itself but some allergic reaction to another...

Nail Care & Manicures: UV light, harmful?, curtain sheers, harmful uv rays
curtain sheers, harmful uv rays, gel nails: Dear Wendy, To date, as per studies, the UV output of the lamp used for artificial nails is not something to be concerned about. The light outdoors is far more damaging. The light from a lamp is lower than that of a tanning bed and/or the natural sunlight....

Nail Care & Manicures: UV Nails, west midlands uk, nails co
west midlands uk, nails co, uv nails: Hiya, a 17 year old tutor? thats not good. yes the foundation course would be great for you. Dehydrating the nail means using the nail prep or nail dehydrator that comes with the gel kit, it is a little bottle of blue or clear liquid that completely cleans...

Nail Care & Manicures: ugly nails now after acrylic overlay, removing acrylic nails, sally hansen nail
removing acrylic nails, sally hansen nail, natural nails: Well it sound like your nails are pretty sore so i would recomend a good basic manicure to help you get on tracks, but defenetly electric files shouldn t be used on natural nails generaly speaking. It sounds like you would benefit from a parafin dip and regular...

Nail Care & Manicures: uh oh - "gel" application, and removal?, uv gel nails, liquid powder
uv gel nails, liquid powder, exasperation: Ah, I wish I had better news for you. But it does seem that you wandered into what we call NSS (Non-Standard Salon). If they used liquid and powder with a brush, you indeed did NOT have gel applied, it was liquid and powder (AKA Acrylic), and it was probably...

Nail Care & Manicures: underside of nail, new nails, acrylic nails
new nails, acrylic nails, long term solution: hi diane i sympathise with this, i know what u mean. do u have tips stuck on then an acrylic overlay put on top? if you do, there isnt much u can do about it as the natural nail has to b cut down for any new nails, so u have to start again. where as if...

Nail Care & Manicures: unique organic nail system, organic nails, vitamins minerals
organic nails, vitamins minerals, liquid powder: Margaret, First of all, technicians using QUALITY UV Gels and QUALITY Liquid & Powder Acrylics in a SAFE manner with appropriate ventilation etc, need NOT take maternity leave and avoid using their products. To make the claim that traditional Uv Gels and...

Nail Care & Manicures: using high quality nail lacquer at home, creative nail designs, gel enhancements
creative nail designs, gel enhancements, clear lacquer: I am sorry to have to tell you that there IS no enamel that is as shiny, or as long lasting as UV gel enhancements. You can buff them to a high gloss shine, and re-apply a nail strengthener or just topcoat every few days, but thats about it. I would...

Nail Care & Manicures: uv gel, fiberglass resins, uv output
fiberglass resins, uv output, free edge: Hi Sara! When you are using gel, just like with any other system, it s really important to build up the zones of the nail properly. You want the bulk of your product to be in your stress area, or apex, where the free edge grows from. This build up in this...

Nail Care & Manicures: Vitamins, creative nail design, emery board
creative nail design, emery board, essential fatty acids: Hi Cynthia, If you want faster growing nails, be sure that your diet is rich in Vitamins A, B-Complex, C, D, E and iron, calcium, zinc, sulfur, and the essential fatty acids. So as far as the One-A-Day Vitamines go, your on the right path. If you are...

Nail Care & Manicures: I've just removed my acrylic nails, natural nail care, china glaze nail
natural nail care, china glaze nail, international co ltd: If nothing works as I explained in my last email please see a professional dermatologist. If possible bring the products to him with which you have had your acrylics done for the past year so he can see the ingredients. Good Luck and let me know if we can...

Nail Care & Manicures: Weak Nails, nail enhancements, doing the dishes
nail enhancements, doing the dishes, wear gloves: Have you considered nail enhancements? Wearing gel, acrylic or fiberglass over your nail makes them stronger and allows you to maintain longer lenght that usually. If you aren t considering enhancements then regular manicuring and lots of moisturising (cuticle...

Nail Care & Manicures: Weak smile line, creative nail design, smile line
creative nail design, smile line, smile lines: I have not alot of great news for you. :( First off, I need to know WHY your nails are already damaged. Did you have a set of enhancements on recently that were applied or removed improperly? And if you are playing basketball, you need to keep your nails...

Nail Care & Manicures: Wedding nails, nail biters, wedding nails
nail biters, wedding nails, biter: Hi Kierstin(: Congrats! Nail biters are hard to put tips on and normally I would recommend occasion tips but in your case go with a sculptured nail. This is when the nail and tip are formed using a form and either acrylic or gel. Where the length is formed...

Nail Care & Manicures: White Nail Pencils, eyeliner pencil, pencil work
eyeliner pencil, pencil work, white eyeliner: Hi Ashley~ Wow! You can t find them? I know that Revlon makes one and you can find it at Wallgreens, and Target, and I am sure Walmart and K-mart as well. Do you have an Ultra3 or a Cosmetic Center near you? They carry them as well. I am not sure the eyeliner...

Nail Care & Manicures: White Nail Tips, footballers wife, length nail
footballers wife, length nail, stop gap: hi nasreen these tips dont need blending if the smile line is already in the tip. the tip is applied as usual by butting up the stop gap so that the well is against the free edge of the natural nail. the big problem with stick on white tips is that they...

Nail Care & Manicures: White nail tips, natural nails, nail tips
natural nails, nail tips, nail brush: HI AMY(: You can soak your nail tips in efferdent tablet dissolved in water for five minutes at a time and scrub lightly with a nail brush until desired whiteness is achieved. Or you can purchase a white pencils made especially for nail tips. You apply it...

Nail Care & Manicures: White Tips, natural nails, shades of white
natural nails, shades of white, acrylic nails: Using white tips is a very easy way to obtain the french look, the curvature of each nail is the same and the line is very crisp. However, this only last untill a rebalance is needed. Removing everything and re-applying besides being expensive is very time...

Nail Care & Manicures: want to learn to do my own gel nails, gel nails, nail business
gel nails, nail business, onw: First of all let me tell you that doing your own nails isn t as easy as it sounds, qualified and experienced professionals often struggle to do their own nails. I myself usually take mare than double the time i would spend with a regular client. Then i should...

Nail Care & Manicures: whats in the products, nail hardeners, tolulene
nail hardeners, tolulene, formaldahyde: Hi Linda. Well I have not heard it is in acrylic more of polish and nail hardeners. Formaldahyde and Tolulene can cause problems in that they dehydrate your nails to make them stronger and lasting .It causes your nails to become more brittle which is pretty...

Nail Care & Manicures: my white free-edge is showing below acrylic nail white tip extensions, nail enhancements, acrylic nails
nail enhancements, acrylic nails, pure acetone: Regarding this statement: Another tech saw me and said this is lifting of nails from the nail bed. An allergic reaction to toxins. It took 2.5 hrs to remove using pure acetone. They think that the illegal, cheaper, toxic MMA bonding acrylic liquid was...

Nail Care & Manicures: white smile, smile line, nail enamel
smile line, nail enamel, cream puff: hi debs as you use retention +, i assume you use creative products across the board? if this is the case, have you tried brisa gel? there is a brush on white gel paint in the range and it is really easy to use as you can perfect the smile line with a detail...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tip application, smile line, nail beds
smile line, nail beds, acrylic nails: hi sarah white tips donot need to be blended in. it is sometimes necessary to shape the smile line a little deeper, and you must remove the shine with a buffing block. please dont get into the habit of using white tips instead of sculpting the white with...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tip infills, nail techs, confidant
nail techs, confidant, fab: That s why i don t use white tips anymore, because they are a pain to rebalance. You should either remove or apply white product like you would in a normal rebalance, but then the whites probably won t match. I think you should try yo perfect your application...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips of nails., luck david, time thanks
luck david, time thanks, nails: Dear Stefan, The chance of the white naturally moving upwards only time can tell. I have no idea how long this would take but I think if you would consult a doctor he might have a trick that speeds up the process. Good Luck. David de Rijke Thailand...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips of nails, nail plate, time thanks
nail plate, time thanks, nails: hi stefan the condition u have on your nails is called onycholisis. you say that you cut your nails prbably too short, do you or have you tried to dig under the nail plate to clean them? cutting them too short is not likely to cause this alone. if your...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips of nails, nail bed, nail plate
nail bed, nail plate, cuticle oil: This is most likely going to take time. It seems as though your nails are dry. I would purchase some cuticle oil. That should also hide the white look. You, like you said. Most likely over-cut your nails and caused your nails to pull away from the nail...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips of nails., smile line, time thanks
smile line, time thanks, nails: Hi Stefan What s happened is that what s known as the smile line or hyponychium has lowered. This will grow out and raise in time, if you leave it be. And yes, I m sure it isn t practical to paint your nails. Thanks for the giggle. Have no worries,...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips vs. airbrush white, uv gel, ongles
uv gel, ongles, airbrushing: Dear Char, Airbrushing or a polished french, when not done properly, nor sealed with a good sealer will chip away. White tips are good to start with BUT it s better to find a technician who is well trained and can apply a permanent french using white...

Nail Care & Manicures: white tips, new salon, nails
new salon, nails, good luck: hi ab! When you call a new salon tell them you want a full set with white tips and clear or natural acrylic-no pink and whites. Some techs apply white powder on top of a white tip to make it crisper and because the white tip acts as a guide when applying...

Nail Care & Manicures: worried about acrylic overlay!, nice nails, french manicure
nice nails, french manicure, natural nails: Dear Jaclyn, First, I am concerned that you went to an NSS (Non Standard Salon). Electric files (aka drill/dremel) should NEVER touch the natural nail! This causes damage to the natural nail. That they did so, leaves me inclined to think that they use...

Nail Care & Manicures: wraps or tips?, nail systems, decent length
nail systems, decent length, product application: Hi, tips are used with any nail systems, Fiberglass (Wraps), Gel or Acrylic to increase the length of the nail before product application. If you like the length of your nails now there s no need to apply tips. A Fiberglass overlay on your nail will reinforce...

Nail Care & Manicures: wraps, glue remover, budget crunch
glue remover, budget crunch, natural nails: Hi There are available in pharmacies: wrap kits, liquid and powder acrylic kits, and dip kits... For someone untrained, they are NOT easy to use. In addition, if you re not familiar with possible risks to the natural nails, biology and nail diseases...

Nail Care & Manicures: What now?, natural nails, gel nails
natural nails, gel nails, itchy fingers: Dear Dawn, First of all, neither gel nor acrylic should ever be peeled off of the nail. This is forcible removal and will remove upper layers of your nail plate and damage it. This tech was irresponsible and the very true cause of the damage!! UV...

Nail Care & Manicures: Where Should i Go?, natural nails, sleeping dogs
natural nails, sleeping dogs, quality technician: Dear Karina, You would be best to seek out a more qualified technician and ask her to refill over the enhancements. If your natural nails were etched with an electric file (aka drill), then they will be damaged and not a strong base for other products to...

Nail Care & Manicures: not sure...., nail enhancements, air ventilation
nail enhancements, air ventilation, quality enhancement: It is worth the time to wait for the good tech with good certification. Make your appointments and keep them, it s only an hour or so every two weeks, surely you can find a way to make the time ;) It s hard, but it will be worth it to stick it out. Your...

Nail Care & Manicures: ???, china glaze, topcoat
china glaze, topcoat, coats: I would use subjects that had the same length and type of nails. Polish them with 2 coats of polish and have them perform various tasks such as filing, typing, washing or cleaning. All of these tasks chip polish.Different brands test differently I prefer China...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellow Nails, nails co, yellow nails
nails co, yellow nails, yellow tinge: Buff them with a white buffing block, have a good pedicure and always use a good base coat before polishing them especialy with dark colours as these stain the nail. thanku www.signature-nails.co.uk did i misread your question ? without seeing your toenails...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellow nail polish, suntan lotions, self tanning products
suntan lotions, self tanning products, suntan lotion: Hi! Some suntan lotions, sunscreens, self tanning products and tanning beds have been known to cause discoloration to nail enhancements. I would advise you to use a spray sunscreen and avoid tanning beds and if you should ever use a self-tanner lotion,...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellow nails, yellow nails, nail brush
yellow nails, nail brush, fungal infection: Hi Donna. Nail polish can sometimes stain the nails discoloring them. Try soaking your hands in a small dish with one tablet of Efferdent(yes the denture soak) for 10-15min.If the discoloration is still stubborn use a small nail brush or toothbrush and give...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing french manicure, french manicure, natural nails
french manicure, natural nails, natural nail: this is a situation that ive heard a few times, but have never seen. it would help me if u could let me know what make of products your manicurist uses, and if u know, which particular produts, ie, base /top coat. natural nail top coats will sometimes yellow...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing french manicure, french manicure, natural nails
french manicure, natural nails, skin products: Hi Mary, you and your technician need to go over everything that was done. Anything is possible when it comes to chemicals. Has she started using a different top coat, have you started using a different lotion? Are you a smoker, did her product get contaminated?...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing french manicure, french manicure, natural nails
french manicure, natural nails, blow drying hair: HI Thank you for your question! In regards to yellowing; there are a number of reasons for this..... Smoking, chemicals from bleach, cleaning aids, chlorine from swimming pools and it could be the top coat itsself, did your nail tech recently apply new...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing nails, free tissue, professional products
free tissue, professional products, lint: hi evangelica yellowing is most likely to have been caused by contamination of your brush. is your brush looking a bit sorry for itself? if possible get a new brush, and make sure you clean it in the acrylic liquid you use after you have finished application...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing nails, nail bed, nail brush
nail bed, nail brush, bleach: Hi Tanya, It is hard to say since your client does clean bare handed since chemicals (bleach,amonia,etc)can have an affect on your nails. I would recommend to her that she cleans using gloves or if she just can not do it have her wash her hands immediately...

Nail Care & Manicures: Yellowing, acetone alcohol, yellow tinge
acetone alcohol, yellow tinge, french manicure: Barbara, I m positive that this is product contamination. Most products will yellow if they get contaminated. It s interesting researching gels or acrylics that yellow, some people have problems with certain products yellowing or not working right, but...

Nail Care & Manicures: yellow acrylic, high quality products, free cabinet
high quality products, free cabinet, toulene: High quality products from a line like OPI should never yellow, even with exposure to the sun and/or smoking. The yellowing is coming from either your product or your brush being contaminated. How do you store your brush? Do you clean your monomer bowl and...

Nail Care & Manicures: yellow nails, yellow nails, natural nail
yellow nails, natural nail, lukewarm water: You can try soaking them in lukewarm water with some lemon, while they are soaking skeeze the lemon with you nails. If this doesn t work you should buff your nails with a 3-way buffer, this will most likely remove any persistent stains and give a nice shine....

Nail Care & Manicures: yellowed nails from bad/old polish, manicures and pedicures, hydrogen peroxide
manicures and pedicures, hydrogen peroxide, beauty supply stores: Hi Tracy~ Throw away that old polish and get a new clear and also a basecoat. Always apply the basecoat first. You can remove the yellow with a three or four way buffer that you can purchase through your local beauty supply. Follow the directions on the package....

Namibia: Time measurement., aborigines in australia, time measurement
aborigines in australia, time measurement, khab: As it may be wellknown to you, most indigenous Namibian languages have one word for month and moon, and in some community it is the same for day and sun. For them the concepts month and day are new. For example Otjiherero (omueze for both month and moon, eyuva...

The Nanny: Episode~~, Nanny, Fran Drescher
Nanny, Fran Drescher, Charles Schaughnessy: Hi Emily, Yes, during that episode (which was Season 6) I m pregnant Maggie thought she was pregnant. She told Fran, who was married to Max by then- and together they tried to keep Mr. Sheffield from finding out. They both ended up going to the doctor...

The Nanny: The Nanny, maxwell sheffield, charles shaughnessy
maxwell sheffield, charles shaughnessy, fake accent: Hello Georgia, Fran s Boss was named Maxwell Sheffield played by British actor, Charles Shaughnessy. A little FYI: Shaughnessy s accent was real, while Daniel Davis who played Niles the Butler, was really born in the US. Fans used to write in frequently...

The Nanny: nanny theme song, french phrase, ann hampton
french phrase, ann hampton, joy of living: Hi K, The theme song to the series, The Nanny is called The Nanny Named Fran and was sung by Ann Hampton Calloway. Complete Lyrics: She was working in a bridal shop in Flushing, Queens, Til her boyfriend kicked her out in one of those crushing...

The Nanny: theme song, french phrase, ann hampton
french phrase, ann hampton, joy of living: The theme song to the series, The Nanny is called The Nanny Named Fran and was sung by Ann Hampton Calloway. Hi Karen, Here are the Complete Lyrics (with explanation of phrase in question): She was working in a bridal shop in Flushing, Queens,...

The Nanny: theme song, ann hampton callaway, lauren lane
ann hampton callaway, lauren lane, inflection: Hi James, Sorry- but your wife is correct, it wasn t Lauren Lane singing the theme song for The Nanny. The song was written and performed by Ann Hampton Callaway. Here is a link to her official site: http://www.annhamptoncallaway.com/ Hope this...

The Nanny: music, lainie kazan, finale episode
lainie kazan, finale episode, barbara streisand: Hi Debbie, There is no official information to the singer of the song, The way we were (Memories) on the finale episode of The Nanny. Although it is usually associated with Barbara Streisand, it isn t her singing the song. There are various guesses...

The Nanny: the nanny tv series, happiness, joie de vivre
The Nanny: the nanny tv series, happiness, joie de vivre, joie de vie

The Nanny: The Nanny TV series, nanny fans, sony execs
nanny fans, sony execs, amazon: Hi Diana, All seasons have yet to be released- but you can find season 2 at the following url (I had to add spaces to the url in order not to be viewed as spam... http://www. amazon. com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000ENUYG8/ref=nosim/happydaysonline3-20 also-...

The Nanny: the nanny tv series, bridal shop, lady in red
bridal shop, lady in red, flare: Hi Sadie..Thanks for writing....here are the words to the theme song for the Nanny: She was working in a bridal shop in flushing queens until her boyfriend kicked her out in one of those crushing scenes. What was she to do where was she to go she was out...

The Nanny: purchasing the episodes, e mail address, e bay
e mail address, e bay, entire collection: Hi Penny, The reason the DVD s on E bay were going for $450 is because they are bootleg. The Nanny has not yet been released. I have the entire collection on VHS but it is not in order and there are commericials. I would have to do extensive editing to get...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, mercedes benz dealer, school science fair
mercedes benz dealer, school science fair, car junkyard: Well this is a very interesting question. There is nanotechnology all around us, but it is something that is difficult to see. So rather then suggesting the use of an electron microscope to viualize nano, perhaps a suitable experiment would be to talk to...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology Science Fair Project, scanning electron microscope, scratch paint
scanning electron microscope, scratch paint, class science: hi Idan, There are really no simple projects for nanotechnology, but you may be able to investigate some of the current nanotechnology implementations in industry, like anti-scratch paint for instance by inspecting it under a scanning electron microscope....

Nanotechnology: Colleges, electron microscope, math and science
electron microscope, math and science, science academy: Hi, Nanotechnology is present in a lot of study areas, but more strongly in Chemistry (specifically the study of catalysts and their efficiency) and Materials Science, where small changes on the nanoscale can have a very large effect on the performance...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology Science Project, science fair project ideas, sophomore student
science fair project ideas, sophomore student, storage industries: Hi Aaron, Nanotechnology is a field that has been researched from many angles for a long time, but only in the last 5 years or so has it become fashionable and has it been funded at very high levels. There is nanotechnology in paints, composites, in...

Nanotechnology: help, paper science, web paper
paper science, web paper, wood science: The best resource for finding out about nanotechnology in either wood but certainly paper is on the worldwide web. Paper industry uses a lot of nanotechnology in the production processes to optimize for different printing technologies, etc. You can try:...

Nanotechnology: About nanotechnology, atoms and molecules, conventional chemistry
atoms and molecules, conventional chemistry, hydrogen bonds: I copied this from the University of Iowa s website, it is a nice description. Hope this helps, Jan Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at dimensions of roughly 1 to 100 nanometers, where unique phenomena enable novel applications....

Nanotechnology: tips on senior project, scratch resistant paint, electron microscope
scratch resistant paint, electron microscope, electron microscopy: Hi Jose, We use Nanotechnology every day, it is present in a large number of industrial applications which produce everyday things. Such as scratch resistant paint on Mercedes cars, better efficiencies in reactions where catalysts are used, etc. etc. The...

Nanotechnology: Nanoparticle coloring of glass, suitable link, silver nanoparticles
suitable link, silver nanoparticles, hi thanks: Hi, Thanks for your question. Yes the use of nanoparticles for the coloring of glass is described in the following paper: http://www.springerlink.com/content/g44j3821t1n45545/ Also nanoparticles can be used to strengthen plastics, for winshield applications,...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnolology education, chemistry and biology, math physics
chemistry and biology, math physics, admission procedure: Well, nanotechnology is a field of mechanical engineering, materials engineering, physics, chemistry and biology. I do not know of any particular nanotechnology courses, but as you progress in each of the subjects above, you can certainly get into nanotechnology....

Nanotechnology: particle susppensions, polyethylene glycol, particle suspension
polyethylene glycol, particle suspension, volume fraction: Well this is an interesting one. Knowing the density of the silica you have(can be found easily on the web: http://www.azom.com/details.asp?ArticleID=1114), the weight of silica in gms will give you a formula to work out the volume it should occupy. as soon...

Nanotechnology: ragarding moving of atoms., atomic force microscope, electron microscope
atomic force microscope, electron microscope, naked eye: Hi Derek, The laser on an AFM is used for positioning, not for shaping anything. The needle is not visible by naked eye since it is only a few atoms across. It can move atoms which are on a surface, it is much tougher to move an atom that is in a substrate...

Nanotechnology: how are crystals synthesised?, crystal synthesis, pore volume
crystal synthesis, pore volume, synthesis methods: If you are referring to Prof Yaghi group, they do it by conventional crystal synthesis methods. They seem to use applied field rotaion for crystal templating. Apologise, I dont have details of it now. Although the yield now is not good enough for industrial...

Nanotechnology: nano science for pollution, pollution control, fossil energy
pollution control, fossil energy, catalysis: There are some industries looking in areas like upscaling Carbon capture, conversion and recycle using nanopore scale catalysis. But in very early stages. There are many schemes proposed by scientific community for carbon control. One example is http://www.a-star.edu.sg/Media/News/PressReleases/tabid/828/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/647/Default.aspx...

Nanotechnology: The practical strength of nanotubes., glass fibres, carbon fibres
glass fibres, carbon fibres, robot machine: Hi Ryan, Mainly tensile force is good for nanotubes; compressive forces they do not stand well. You can compare them to carbon fibres or even glass fibres in fibreglass. Filling the tubes and also making them part of a structure will make them much stronger....

Nanotechnology: Materials:copper alloys, copper alloys, scratch resistance
copper alloys, scratch resistance, copper content: Hi, Well this is not really nanotechnology but more Materials Science. The bronzes and brasses are more scratch resistant than pure copper, which is obviously a soft material. Heat treatment of the alloys also has a significant effect on its scratch resistance,...

Nanotechnology: Nano-medicine Career?, molecular nanotechnology, scholarship opportunities
molecular nanotechnology, scholarship opportunities, medical applications: Actually we will see a huge increase in activity in this area. There are programs underway at NIH to establish toxitcity levels fro particles, since some materials are toxic in large size, but the body can handle the material no problem if the particles are...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology project, solar cell technology, alternate sources of energy
solar cell technology, alternate sources of energy, national renewable energy: Solar cell technology is a very active area for nanotechnology projects. You can do a web search for CdTe, Solar Cells, First Solar, National Renewable Energy Laboratories. With reference to electronics, most things involved with semiconductor materials...

Nanotechnology: Nanoscience and technology, google search, nanoscience and technology
google search, nanoscience and technology, nanotechnolgy: There are a number of nanotechnology sites. The chemistry aspects woulod be present in a number of catalysts suybject areas, and the bio field is present in target drug definement. There are more subject areas, just do a google search for catalysts nanotechnolgy...

Nanotechnology: a question about the field of nanotech, first year engineering, web literature
first year engineering, web literature, molecular chemistry: Hi Ankit, Thank you for your question. The direction you are thinking about is very exciting and I think will be rewarding field for a long time. Especially the drug engineering side (genetic design) has so much work to do, the task is huge and competition...

Nanotechnology: Any Laboratory available?, government research laboratory, proprieties
government research laboratory, proprieties, nanostructure: I would contact a government research laboratory or a university and see if you can access the facilities. I am sorry I do not have any idea what this would cost, but I would imagine it would depend on the type of instrumentation you would need access to....

Nanotechnology: Shock Absorbing Material, durable material, uk forum
durable material, uk forum, nano: Depends on the size of your cushion. See the following article for nano-springs : http://www.nano.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=385 Then there are advances in the area of cushions for automotive use: http://www.nano.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=385....

Nanotechnology: speculation on the aspects of nanotechnology., atomic force microscope, centrifuge machine
atomic force microscope, centrifuge machine, structure of atoms: Hi Derick, Your questions are intrigueing but I m afraid we will not be using needles to manufacture things on the nanoscale. You can move atoms around using and atomic force microscope, which in essence is a charged needle, but to actually manufacture...

Nanotechnology: Nano, quality microscopes, human perception
quality microscopes, human perception, size of the universe: Well on the right we have sizes all the way up to infinity, a tricky thing to think about, and on the left we go to infinitessimally small, with a limit at zero, another interesting challenge since every time we get close, we see something smaller. Current...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, chemistry biology, course background
chemistry biology, course background, bachelor of science: Well Tyra, thanks for the questions. There is no pre-requisite to enter any field, since nanotechnology as such is not a graduate class. Your course background in either chemistry, Biology or Materials Science will be a great way to get into this exciting...

Nanotechnology: can plutonium dioxide crystal form?, nuclear medicine scan, plutonium dioxide
nuclear medicine scan, plutonium dioxide, crystal form: These small particles for medical use could probably stick together, but I do not know if they would crystallize into a crystalline mass of larger grains or if they would stick as clusters. I am no expert in nuclear fuels or materials, but I do know that...

Nanotechnology: the future of nanotechnology, battle cancer, nano scale
battle cancer, nano scale, hi mike: Hi Mike, This subject area became fashionable because of the funding trends, and has remained of significant interest even during the recession. The area itself is quite old, but has remained in the limelight. As things get smaller, we can see a continuation...

Nanotechnology: Non-nanoparticle Zinc Oxide, zinc oxide, titanium oxide
zinc oxide, titanium oxide, google: Well this is a little off the normal subject, since you do NOT want nanoparticle form but you can get zinc oxide or titanium oxide in powder from from many different suppliers. For a recipe of homemade sunscreen just type in homemade sunscreen in google,...

Nanotechnology: The NanoWorld - I want to help, biomedical field, developmental aspects
biomedical field, developmental aspects, nanoworld: NanoTechnology is making its way into the world in many technical and developmental aspects. Some of which into the wealthier world more rapidly, but also into the biomedical field which is of importance to everyone. It does not need help per se, since...

Nanotechnology: School, engineering materials science, science physics
engineering materials science, science physics, easy options: Hi Dave, There is no real subject specifically to major in for nanotechnology, as it is present in so many disciplines. So as long as you cover Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or Biology you will be able to specialize into that area...

Nanotechnology: funding, microscopy community, electron microscopy
microscopy community, electron microscopy, nano world: Before the word Nano and nanotechnology became part of the general vocabulary, it was used mainly in proposals by Principal Investigators at Universities to try and get funding for new equipment or to set up research centers. Because some politicians had...

Nanotechnology: Manufacturing of microcontrollers, silicon wafers, dust particles
silicon wafers, dust particles, deep uv: Manufacturing of these devices is done in a strict clean-room environment, as dust particles would destroy most devices. The materials are manufactured in a layer process, with masks that are activated or etched using illumination. The illumination used...

Nanotechnology: Start of nanotechnology study, field interests, space research
field interests, space research, source books: Hi Amit, Nanotechnology is not an entry requirement for a research field, but it does enable different aspects of many research fields. If you are interested in space research, then you have to think of which aspect of that field interests you, and to what...

Nanotechnology: piezo potential, digital voltmeter, internal resistance
digital voltmeter, internal resistance, power consumption: It is a power consumption thing. To make a digital display change form 0.01 to 1.00 is no different in terms of the power requirement. To move a needle against a spring takes more power to go from 0.01 to 1.00. A piezo crystal does not have much power,...

Nanotechnology: Coating using nanotechnology material, car paint protection, nano coating
car paint protection, nano coating, lacquer: SiO2 I can understand, the others I am not familiar with. Whether the surface is negatively or positively charged depends on the reference used. Most coatings are multiple layers, look at primer/paint/lacquer layers or oxides on other materials. So if the...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, treatment processes, drug delivery
treatment processes, drug delivery, preservatives: Nanotechnology is already being used for drug delivery, so yes it can help in the healing and treatment processes. Similarly food can be treated with preservatives, and as such Nanotechnology can help in the better distribution of preservatives throughout...

Nanotechnology: nano, phenomenon, gold
phenomenon, gold: Hi, and thank you for your question. Although this is not my speciality, the systems I work with do explain this phenomenon, or at least are useful to image it. It is eloquently explained in the following article: http://webs.uvigo.es/coloides/nano/pdf/MT-04.pdf...

Nanotechnology: career in nanotechnology, nanotechnology
nanotechnology: Hi Neha, Nanotechnology is an emerging field. You have not specified whether its Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical, Electronics, Biomaterials etc. All field have its own importance. If you pursue nanotechnology in electronics and bio materials then you...

Nanotechnology: nano technology
Hi, Nanoparticles are particles in manometer range (10^-9m). They have various application in mostly all field. In pharmaceutical they are used in nanoparticulate formulation development. In computer science and other rngeniering area they are used in designing...

Nanotechnology: selection of dose in nanoparticles, minimum inhibitory concentration, mic minimum inhibitory concentration
minimum inhibitory concentration, mic minimum inhibitory concentration, norfloxacin: Hi Senthil, There are numerous ways but the way I preferred is to first prepare nanoparticles and then characterize them for drug entrapment efficiency, and drug loading etc. In this process, you get an idea of how much drug is available per mg of nanoparticles....

Nanotechnology: polymeric nanoparticle for eye, particle suspension, nano particles
particle suspension, nano particles, antibacterial drugs: Hi, Generally, from entrapment efficiency and drug release we calculate how much drug will be available in how much milligram of nano particles. Then we use that amount of nano particles in 2 ml of solvent. You should keep same concentration of drug...

Nanotechnology: Electrons and photons
Hi Bob, I don t think you scales are right. There are certainly no nm photons or we would have seen them already. Electrons swap and change positions all the time and these changes result in emission of X-rays or by changing internal charge density. I...

Nanotechnology: Gap 1 nm
It will be almost impossible to create a metal plate which has no imperfections larger than 10nm over a distance of 1 m. That will be the first almost impossible task. Then to take two of these perfect plates and space them between 1 - 10nm apart is the...

Nanotechnology: Gap 1 nm
You can use a focussed ion beam to make a 1nm line in a material that is about 30nm thick. the length of line you can make would be about 200nm. Graphene falls apart if you cut a line in it, since it is a 2-d material. You would require a lot of sandwiches...

Nanotechnology: Grapheme
Hi Marian, Once you get two sheets of graphene, there is no way you will be able to stop these two surfaces to attach to each other. The graphene sheets are very flexible. If you can fill the gap with an amorphous flat material you can stop the sheets...

Nanotechnology: It can produce a device according to the pictures attached?
Looking at the image, the main problem you will face is related to the scales. In order to produce something in the nm size, you work at elevated magnifications. That makes the larger scale stuff much more difficult to reach. In the diagram you mention...

Nanotechnology: Arranging atoms, westhampton beach high school, zaremba
westhampton beach high school, zaremba, nanoscale: Hi Gerald, I m glad to hear that are interested in nanotech. It s an exciting and important field. Yes, it is possible to arrange atoms the way we want them, although we are just beginning to achieve that ability. Today, the process is awkward and slow,...

Nanotechnology: autoreplicating nanotech, von neumann machine, spacecraft computers
von neumann machine, spacecraft computers, center for responsible nanotechnology: In the long run, advanced nanotechnology might be used to enable some form of mind uploading (if such a thing is actually possible). A very good book that covers this idea is The Age of Spiritual Machines by Ray Kurzweil. The more urgent problem, though,...

Nanotechnology: college education - majors, scanning probe microscopy, education majors
scanning probe microscopy, education majors, college majors: Jeremy, thanks for your question and obvious enthusiasm for the subject area, Nanorobotics, just as with all nanotechnology is still in very early stages of development and as such is largely based within electronic engineering and physics and concerns...

Nanotechnology: The Future Of Nanotechnology, distant dreams, cancer cells
distant dreams, cancer cells, books and films: Hi Dave, Actually It has already been proved by researchers of univ of Rice that it is possible to cure cancer in rats with nano technology.So it will be definitely be possible to do it for human beings also. Nanoids are the soultions to the question...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, research training networks, science electrical engineering
Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, research training networks, science electrical engineering, chemistry biology

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, food preservatives, weather manipulation
Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, food preservatives, weather manipulation, beneficial organisms

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology and gold, national cancer institute, gold nanoparticles
Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology and gold, national cancer institute, gold nanoparticles, national science foundation

Nanotechnology: Programming nanobots., aids virus, hiv aids
Nanotechnology: Programming nanobots., aids virus, hiv aids, michael chrichton

Nanotechnology: How did you start your career and wat classes have you taken to lead you there, eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, daniel ratner
Nanotechnology: How did you start your career and wat classes have you taken to lead you there, eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, daniel ratner, frank j owens

Nanotechnology: no subject, nist physicist, john martinis
Nanotechnology: no subject, nist physicist, john martinis, quantum phenomenon

Nanotechnology: Giant Magnetoresistance, magnetic field, giant magnetoresistance
magnetic field, giant magnetoresistance, cheers: This is practically not possible to say the cost of chip. You need to know the technology and then the material to reslized the technology, which is followed by processing. If you work it out all these, you may estimate the cost. It is practically not possible...

Nanotechnology: Heavy Metals and Nanotechnology, cleaning oil spills, radioactive isotopes
cleaning oil spills, radioactive isotopes, vacuum science: Dear Tom, Apologies for not getting back to you before, I forgot to set my Away dates before going to the vacuum science conference (Doh!). Anyway, on to the question. First I think I must apologise for dashing your hopes since you appear to be under...

Nanotechnology: INDEX OF REFRACTION, index of refraction, sorry dave
index of refraction, sorry dave, avail: I did look further into this matter but alas to no avail. If the measurements for this compound have been taken I can t find them anywhere! Sorry, Dave Keeling I have been looking but haven t found the answer yet. There are still a couple more places...

Nanotechnology: Naniods and the brain, john chapin, pleasure centre
john chapin, pleasure centre, roborat: Dear Friend, Mind-control units could be implanted to make people behave in desired ways. The creation of a ‘roborat with implanted electrodes in the rat s brain to make it move in controlled directions was reported in the journal Nature in May this year....

Nanotechnology: Nano technology, space propulsion systems, wave lengths
space propulsion systems, wave lengths, societal impact: 1), 2), 3), 4) - I don t answer technical questions. 5) - I don t give investment advice. 6) - In the next five years, probably medicine and communications technology will see the biggest advances; the most heated arguments will be about surveillance...

Nanotechnology: Nanotech, unwanted cells, nano tubes
unwanted cells, nano tubes, oil leaks: Dear Friend, Nanotechnology might still not have been into the life of a lay-man but it is to do wonders soon.It is exactly the technology needed for the socio-economic development.I can give a few applications of it for you to give a feel of how it is...

Nanotechnology: Nanotech and Robotics, millionth of a meter, millimeter scale
millionth of a meter, millimeter scale, carbon atoms: Nathan, these are very good questions. Can we build small (ant size) machines, out of proteins, or carbon atoms (or whatever nano-tech is using now)? The answer for ant-size machines, which is millimeter scale (a thousandth of a meter), is yes....

Nanotechnology: Nanotech, exact deadline, paradigm shift
exact deadline, paradigm shift, steady pace: Dear Mark, I really cant give a exact deadline when a nano apple is made,but at the pace at which we are moving we should be able to do it in about 10 to 20 years.The biologists and physicists are moving in a steady pace when compared to the engineers.The...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, biology computer, engeneers
biology computer, engeneers, seventeen years: Nanotechnology is a broad collection of techniques that covers many fields. Depending on your specific area of interest, you could major in physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering, biology, computer programming, or even something like political science....

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, science project experiment, motified
science project experiment, motified, practical science: Nanotechnology is not yet advanced enough to have much of an impact on agriculture. Modification of organisms normally would be considered biotechnology instead of nanotechnology. Sorry, but I can t see how you could do a practical science project today involving...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology for the future, lithography techniques, quantum mechanics
lithography techniques, quantum mechanics, quantum computing: The general consensus of opinion seems to be that nanotechnology will not be directly affecting people s lives for some time yet, the field is very much still in its infancy and much more research needs to be done. However, the area that is likely to benefit...

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology and gold, gold nanoparticles, cancer cells
gold nanoparticles, cancer cells, light gold: This is not my area of expertise, but here is some info with links for more: Gold nanoparticles are very good at scattering and absorbing light... Gold nanoparticles have 600 percent greater affinity for cancer cells than for noncancerous cells......

Nanotechnology: Nanotechnology, cancer tissue, cancer cells
cancer tissue, cancer cells, ozone layer: Dear Philip, Nanoids are minuscular nano rabots which can be used to doany variety of things right from cleaning your lungs to fixing the ozone layer.They are built using a Nano Assemblers and are in turn controlled by nano computers. You can imagine...

Nanotechnology: nanobots, inventions and discoveries, ray kurzweil
inventions and discoveries, ray kurzweil, human choices: In theory, I agree with Ray (who is a friend of mine) that a super-abundant society is possible within the next two or three decades. Whether all of those fabulous predictions come to pass, however, is more a matter of human choices than of technical potential....

Nanotechnology: nanotech, k eric drexler, richard feynman
k eric drexler, richard feynman, foresight institute: Nanotechnology is the engineering of tiny machines — the projected ability to manufacture components, devices, and complete products from the bottom up, using techniques and tools being developed today to place every atom and molecule in a desired place. ...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, crnano, aerospace technology
crnano, aerospace technology, sophisticated materials: There are two types of nanotechnology. The first is today s basic nanoscale technology, which is essentially sophisticated materials science. This will offer applications for all aerospace technology, including helicopters, in improved function and durability...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, asking the right questions, nations groups
asking the right questions, nations groups, belief system: Moral is a loaded word, one that has different meanings for people depending upon their specific culture or belief system. So, I rarely speak about moral issues, but I often do write and talk about ethical issues. For example: - What are the acceptable...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, student research projects, josh scott
student research projects, josh scott, dear mike: Hi Josh, I m glad to hear about your interest in nanotechnology. It it is no exaggeration to say that nanotech will create a new Industrial Revolution within the next 20 years. Here are several items you can read to learn more: Nanotechnology Defined...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, chemistry biology, nano technology
chemistry biology, nano technology, research paper: Dear Bria, First of all I assume you are from US. All major universities are working in Nanotechnology. Id not an entirely different branch of science or engineering. It is advanced part of your physics, chemistry, biology and engineering. Need additional...

Nanotechnology: nanotechnology, what is nanotechnology, powerful weapons
what is nanotechnology, powerful weapons, grave risks: Nanotechnology is the engineering of tiny machines — the projected ability to make things from the bottom up, using techniques and tools being developed today to place every atom and molecule in a desired place. Shortly after this envisioned molecular machinery...

Nanotechnology: Programming nanobots., dna base pairs, white blood cells
dna base pairs, white blood cells, external environments: Alastair, This is certainly not something I have come across before and with nanotechnology at its current stage, energies tend to be directed more towards discovering what is possible than the type of problem you suggest. Whilst not being able to give...

Nanotechnology: Who is a Scientist, grade science class, eighth grade science
grade science class, eighth grade science, biology fields: Dear Caitlin, Jordan and Maria, Here are my answers to your questionnaire, hope they reach you in time and are of help. 1. Why did you want to become a scientist? I have always been interested in science from a very early age and it was always my best...

Nanotechnology: Sir,suggestion requred, moscow aviation institute, sai krishna
moscow aviation institute, sai krishna, electro mechanical devices: Dear Mr. Sai Krishna, Nanotechnology is a very very broad area. Nanotechnology has its role in all fields of engineering such as Mechanical, Materials, Electrical etc. Nanotechnology is basically a study of materials or devices at nanometer scale. You may...

Nanotechnology: What do scientists use to..., atomic force microscope afm, atomic force microscope
atomic force microscope afm, atomic force microscope, types of microscopes: At the present time, scientists use special types of microscopes to see and also to manipulate atoms. You can find a good description of the atomic force microscope (AFM) at http://tinyurl.com/a32so Because the size of an atom is actually smaller than...

Nanotechnology: How did you start your career and wat classes have you taken to lead you there, promising careers, right education
promising careers, right education, highschool graduate: It all depends on what you mean by nanotechnology. The word covers a broad range of areas. See... http://www.crnano.org/whatis.htm Today there are numerous fields with job opportunities, and soon there will be many more that offer highly promising...

Nanotechnology: getting started studying nanotechnology., iranian boy, study areas
iranian boy, study areas, industrial revolution: Hello Payman, I m glad to hear about your interest in nanotechnology. It it is no exaggeration to say that nanotech will create a new Industrial Revolution within the next 20 years. Here are several items you can read to learn more: Nanotechnology...

Nanotechnology: turbo machines, rotor shaft, diffusion pumps
rotor shaft, diffusion pumps, oil diffusion: I can answer your question in relation to Vacuum turbomolecular pumps, since that s what I use in my laboratory. These types of pump are used for a variety of purposes, some for maintaining Ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) pressures, that is 10^-10 mbar and others...

Nanotechnology: waht is the appications of..., wavelength optics, semiconductor technologies
wavelength optics, semiconductor technologies, mechanical switches: Someday, computers built using advanced generation nanotechnology will totally replace semiconductor technologies; whoever first achieves this level of technology will be able to produce more computers than the rest of the world combined. (See http://crnano.org/planning.htm...

Nanotechnology: When..?, scientific discoveries, computer chips
scientific discoveries, computer chips, viable products: You re right in thinking that this is a question that is asked a lot. However, since I haven t been available on AllExpert.com for very long it is one that I haven t really been asked directly before. I will therefore make this answer fairly comprehensive...

Naruto: help on battle rewards, spare cards, random person
spare cards, random person, according to the rules: Now this I can do. Battle rewards come from the TOP of your opponent s deck. You place them face down in an area where you can figure out that they are your battle rewards, not your opponents (tehcnically, your battle rewards are the ones you have one from...

Naruto: mental showdown, fourth hokage, nine tailed fox
fourth hokage, nine tailed fox, sexy jutsu: Mental battle has to be conducted with a card effect. Earth and Lightning are the two least supported elements, but together they can do something interesting. Buy the newer sets as they tend to favour lighting and earth a bit more. Cards you need from...

Naruto: deck, new boosters, dual element
new boosters, dual element, attack targets: They don t work BAD, but as a new player I would recommend staying with the meta for a while before going on to make your own strange, good, bad, awful, gamebreaking decks. Just so you get a hang of the game, know whats good and whats not, pick up a few...

Naruto: question, infinite times, possition
infinite times, possition, adsl2: Sorry for the late reply. THis page doenst always load with my ADSL2+ for some reason and my dial up is SLOW. You can decide not to block. Yes, assuming you have enough Chakra. If a jutsu card is in your hand and you meet all the requirements (including...

Naruto: Tayuya card effect, naruto, ninja
naruto, ninja, tayuya: I haven t been as up to date as i could have been with naruto, so i dont know which tayuya you are talking about. But I still know the principles...of card effects. From what i remember from previous tayuya effects, if it does NOT mention the other sound...

Naruto: Genjutsu Deck, field presence, jutsu
field presence, jutsu, those guys: I have no idea. There isn t much on Genjutsu support, not that i know of. Any genjutsu stuff is situational and there are better replacements elsewhere. I honestly haven t been keeping up with the game, no-one in my area plays it anymore, I m probably ganna...

Naruto: a deck id find fun to run, electronic scoreboard, second hokage
electronic scoreboard, second hokage, shark skin: Your cards are a bit scattered. Consider focusing on a theme (i know its chakra control but you have fire, earth and water in it) making it harder to use your cards when you need them. Good Chakra control decks are hard and somewhat difficult to run and make,...

Naruto: how can i??, garra of the desert, playing possum
garra of the desert, playing possum, shikamaru nara: You don t have much strategy tehre. And I know you play YGO I would go on bandai forums a little more and browse their card lists. You hav eearth, fire and wind all in one. Generally, that is bad. Also, never make a deck on all structure deck cards....

Naruto: crow, iruka, platoon
iruka, platoon, ninja: Technically, Crow is still a ninja. So you cannot have more than 1 of him in the village, unless a card lets you have 2 or more crows in the village. Technically (again), IrukaNaruto Platoon is NOT considered Iruka OR Naruto. So you can have 3 of him and...

Naruto: new to the game, hinata hyuga, chakra points
Naruto: new to the game, hinata hyuga, chakra points, combo deck

Naruto: My first naruto deck, fourth hokage, shikamaru nara
fourth hokage, shikamaru nara, sakura haruno: Hi, nice deck. If you have the money, add The fourth Hokage into your deck instead of one of your third hokages. Personally, I do not like AoC or the new ER cards. I run 3 no.1 rookies with Temari [Analytical Mind] (I think that is the right one...it...

Naruto: Gaara Deck, ninjas, ninja
ninjas, ninja, many things: You can adjust the number of ninja s you wish. I rarely give out specific numbers for ninjas, unless that is stapled into the deck. For example, if you could 30 ninja, you can take some out, reduce some, add some, etc. I simply give you an opinion, not...

Naruto: Gaara Deck, fourth hokage, gaara of the desert
fourth hokage, gaara of the desert, garra of the desert: Sharingan/Wind is really a fire/wind with sharingan eye as extra jutsu card. Path to Hokage is the best Sharingan Eye, and you should side deck 3 Kakashi [Copy Ninja] if you play against lots of earth decks that use boost jutsu, e.g. kunai. If that is the...

Naruto: Garra Deck, kurenai yuhi, sasuke uchiha
kurenai yuhi, sasuke uchiha, sakura haruno: k It seems decent but I would do this. Turn 0, there should be some really strong hitters. I hate Gaara Alone, take them out for AoC/Rookie. Vanilla Shino Sucks, take it out for another ADP. Ones, Temari [Analytical Mind] is FAR better than WC. 2 of...

Naruto: lightning/fire, lightning fire, fire lightning
lightning fire, fire lightning, fire and lightning: Ok A Lightning/Fire deck really runs as a Platoon Deck. There are several good platoons, such as Might Guy and Kakashi. For your turn 0, try Naruto, Either CoP or 9tc. Run 3. Sasuke AoC is also decent, but there are better replacements now. Ino [formation]...