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Artistic Rock Hard LED Gel Step-By-Step

Weak, brittle nails are among a tech’s worst nightmare. Create strong tips and banish breakage for good with the new Rock Hard Gel from Artistic Nail Design.

Cure times are:                                                          Flash cures are:
> 30 seconds in an LED Lamp                               > 10 and 20 seconds in an LED Lamp
> two minutes in a UV lamp.                                    > 30 seconds and one minute in a UV Lamp.

1. After the nail has been buffed, filed and cleansed with Artistic Nail Surface Cleanser (03204), apply pH Nail Prep (03203) and then lightly moisten the nail with Rock Hard Opening Act Non-Acid Primer (02200).

2. Apply one coat of Rock Hard Headliner Clear Brush On Gel (02205) and seal the edge, being careful not to get the product on the skin.

3. Cure for 30 seconds in the Artistic LED pro30 Light (03299) or 2 minutes in a traditional 35-watt UV Light.

4. Pick up a small amount of Rock Hard Hardcore Clear Building Gel (02203) and place on the form. Using a thin application, guide to the desired length and shape to create the extension. Flash cure for 10 seconds in the LED light or 30 seconds in a UV Light. Gently press in the C-curve and remove the nail form. Hold the c-curve and cure for an additional 20 seconds in the LED light or 1 minutes in a UV light.

5. Apply Rock Hard Hardcore Clear Building Gel to the apex area. Float the brush on top of the product to distribute across the apex. Cure for 30 seconds in the LED light or 2 minutes in a UV light. Use a lint-free wipe to clean excess gel from the brush. Repeat this step until proper length and thickness is achieved.

6. Remove the inhibition layer with Artistic Nail Surface Cleanser using a lint-free wipe and file to the desired length and shape with an Artistic 180-grit Aspect File (03307).

7. Finish the extension by applying an even coat of Rock Hard Headliner Clear Brush on Gel and cure for 20 seconds in the LED light or 2 minutes in a UV light. Remove the inhibition layer with Nail Surface Cleanser using a lint-free wipe.

8. Finish the nail by massaging one drop of Artistic Revive Cuticle Oil (03210) into the cuticle and surrounding skin.

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