Stained glass gels: what is it, how to apply and why to use it
The art of drawing a beautiful drawing on the nailsyou can learn and yourself, as shown by the long-term practice of home masters and craftsmen. Especially considering how much today there are various means for this. For example, stained glass gels for nails, which are used not only for building.
What it is
Before you go for a purchase, it's worthTo find out what stained glass gels are. In fact, these are the same colored gels for building, only with a translucent backbone. And they are used not only for modeling, but also for manicure. Stained glass gels tend to have a more liquid consistency than conventional colored gels. But this does not make them difficult to apply. With proper use, the material is as easily laid as any other gel or gel-lacquer. And the period of preservation of manicure depends only on how accurately the technology of application was observed.
Application in building up
Most often with the help of stained glass gelsperform aquarium or crystal design when modeling nails. The free edge, made by a translucent color, turns out very delicate, fragile in appearance. Nails are modeled just like any other gel. Often, the "stained-glass window" is filled with a ready-made decorative design, made with broths, mica, feathers and other materials. In this case it turns out as if drowned in a gel, as under a layer of glass or water. This is the aquarium design, so popular from 2013 to this day.
Manicure on natural nails
Stained glass gels in this technology do not useoften, but in vain! With their help, you can perform an unusual and stylish design, which will give the nails extra strength: they will not break and separate, and the manicure does not peel off for a few days, as happens with conventional varnish. By the way, now not only stained glass gels are being sold, but also gel-varnishes. And manicure they perform a pleasure. How to apply stained glass gel-varnish on natural nails? First, prepare the marigolds: remove the cuticle, trim the excess free edge, remove the greasy sheen with a degreaser and a soft buff. After this, it is necessary to apply a transparent base for the gel-varnish, which dries in the UV lamp. Just a minute, not too long. After that, a stained glass gel-lacquer is applied, the brush of which is carefully pressed against the edge of the bottle to remove the excess. On a dried, but not completely dried layer, you can put decorative elements: foil, mica and others, and then dry again in a UV lamp. In order to keep the appliance stronger, it is again covered with stained glass gel, and then with a fixer (top). You do not have to cut it, as with the build-up.
When doing a pattern on the nails, you canadhere to two lines: to make either an abstract picture, or a thematic drawing. And the one and the other options look effectively under stained glass gel. The pattern is recessed, but smooth to the touch. It is noteworthy that with the help of stained-glass windows, the design of "liquid stones" is carried out, too, when a jewel lies on the nails. Stained-glass gel "Impulse" of the domestic company has won love among the masters with its palette. Many choose this company because, despite the translucent effect, the colors remain bright and dense. It is they who carry out "liquid stones" most often.
Cost of one bottle of stained-glass paint"Impulse" varies between 250-350 rubles, depending on the volume and color. Foil for design can be used any: detachable, piece, roll - which is convenient. Some even apply for the "liquid stones" the usual food, which does not affect the result.