Getting great adhesion

Celebrity Q and A'sHow come clients can go 4 weeks without the acrylic budging on there nails.. Is that from the excessive deep drilling of the nail plate to shreds not the product? Bek March 2002

 Any product can stick better to a roughened surface. The good news is that the technology used today has enabled us to work without roughing up the plate for good adhesion.

Another interesting point on this subject:
The top layers (about 10-20) of the nail plate are much more densely packed that the center layers (around about 60-70). The center section of the nail plate is much more loosely packed and formed. This means that if the top section is removed, product does adhere better (as its bonding to the looser knitted section of the plate) though there are several downsides to this:
Excess monomer and/or primer is much more likely to absorb through the plate and to the nail bed.
If the coating is forcefully removed, it will take much more nail plate with it.
The clients natural nails will be much thinner after removal
You can experience more service breakdown (save lifting) as you will be damaging and reducing the foundation for the enhancement... the natural nail plate.

Samuel Sweet
Creative Nail Design


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