Can a UV gel lamp also cure Acrylic nails?Many new fans of gel nails and acrylic nails would be confused when buying a UV gel lamp for nail manicures.
To answer this question, let’s make it clear first by: what are acrylic nails?

Acrylic nail

Acrylic nails - an extension and reinforcing of your own nail

Acrylic nails are made by mixing a liquid and a powder (a monomer and a polymer) which forms a liquid of thick consistency. This liquid is then applied on natural nails as artificial nails.

Many girls have the desire to extend or reinforce their own nails so that they last longer and are more decorative. So that the acrylic nails come. The acrylic nail system is a system that needs some practice before you can master it. But after some practice the end result will be very hot and beautiful and last for up to 4 to 6 weeks. When you learn how to do acrylic nails it is easy to maintain and design your own nails in the lengths and colors you might like.

What is inside an acrylic nail system?

The primary content of the acrylic nail system is acrylic powder, brush and acrylic liquid. If you don't have natural long nails you can extend them with nail tips or use acrylic nail templates and get the exact shape and length you want. You pour the liquid and dip the brush inside it. Then you dip the brush into the powder and it will form a ball like shape which then goes on top of the nail. The material will harden in under 2 minutes, so you need to smooth it out before it does so. When you are done with your acrylic nails you need to file your nails to get them all smooth and likewise correct what mistakes may have surfaced. At the end you can use a buffer to get the perfect result. If you like a more shiny look you can use a shine file.

Conclusion from the above and according to the gel nail cure principle, because the acrylic nails contain acrylic liquid, acrylic powder and so on, it is advised to dry your acrylic nails with a UV nail lamp to get nails dry faster.

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