You are not logged in or registered. Please login or register to use the full functionality of this board...
Hello There, Guest!

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Transfer foil with gel polish
#1
How do I get foil to stick to all of a gel polished nail? I have been watching YouTube videos on how to use transfer foils with gel polish. I have tried it twice and each time the foil doesn’t stick as well as they show in the videos. I am just leaving the sticky layer after it cures and using that to stick the foils down, but I have bare spots and after pressing the foil on the nail a couple times it is no longer sticky and foil wont stick.
 Reply
#2
(02-02-2014, 09:19 PM)Evelyn P. Wrote: How do I get foil to stick to all of a gel polished nail? I have been watching YouTube videos on how to use transfer foils with gel polish. I have tried it twice and each time the foil doesn’t stick as well as they show in the videos. I am just leaving the sticky layer after it cures and using that to stick the foils down, but I have bare spots and after pressing the foil on the nail a couple times it is no longer sticky and foil wont stick.


Cure the gel polish a couple of times and let it settle for a few seconds. Also, try wiping the back of the foil with acetone. That will help too.
 Reply
#3
After I apply and cure 2 coats of gel polish, I remove the inhibition layer. Then I apply the transfer adhesive, then the transfer foil. Has worked well for me...give a try and see if it works for you.

Chrissy
http://www.lovethosetoes.com
Bowie, MD
 Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
  /  
Last Post
Replies: 5
Views: 3,361
08-31-2015, 03:57 PM
Last Postsequin
Replies: 15
Views: 13,607
03-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Last Posthoatondan
Replies: 0
Views: 2,018
02-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Last PostThe Nail Room
Replies: 6
Views: 4,359
07-25-2013, 06:20 PM
Last Postjennie
Replies: 0
Views: 1,368
07-16-2013, 01:00 AM
Last Postnailsbytheresa
Replies: 2
Views: 2,668
06-17-2013, 07:29 PM
Last Postjennie
Replies: 2
Views: 1,971
01-30-2013, 11:34 PM
Last Postjoynel
Replies: 4
Views: 3,924
12-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Last Postnailsbytheresa
Replies: 2
Views: 2,826
12-02-2012, 07:25 PM
Last PostMissSilverNails

 
Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)