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I need a little push in the right direction. I don't do gels at all, but I need to remove hard gels for a family member before surgery. Do I just file them off with an e-file? She hasn't had them done in a while for preparation of the surgery. Am I on the right path? Thanks
I would file them off gently.
You can use an e-file to shorten and remove the bulk of the product (like 80-90 percent) then switch to a hand file to gently remove the rest. Her nails may be pretty flexible without any product on them, so what I like to do is leave a thin, blended layer on the nail then buff with a high shine buffer. Keep them short as well, and if necessary add a nail strengthener treatment.
Thanks ladies