Every girl dreams of having beautiful and well-groomed nails. But, unfortunately, not all owners of the fair sex have an ideal nail plate and the correct shape of the nails. Gel extension technology will help to cope with these problems, which will be discussed below. How to prepare for the process? If you decide to build up your nails with gel, you do not need to use a moisturizer and trim the cuticle before such a procedure, as it will become much smaller when filed. Before starting the procedure, hands should be washed with soap as a master, as well as a client, and be sure to treat with an antiseptic. The cuticle must be gently pushed back with a pusher or an orange stick, the overgrown skin should be removed from the nail. If you miss this moment, then after a while the gel will begin to peel off. With the help of a soft polishing nail file, the natural shine should be removed with light movements. You need to do this from the beginning of nail growth, to the free edge, towards the tip of the nail. You can use a soft brush to remove dust. Apply the primer without touching the cuticles and skin of the fingers. Primer drying time — a couple of minutes. We apply a bonder in a thin layer — for better adhesion of the gel from the nails, and dry it in an ultraviolet lamp. Modeling The disposable form must be put on in such a way that it is placed under the corners of the free edge of the nail and is a continuation of the nail plate, repeating its shape. Having decided in advance on the desired length, we apply the first thin layer of gel. In order for it not to flow under the cuticle and not get on the skin, we retreat from it by 0.5 mm. Then with a brush we take a small drop of gel, applying it to the form, making the desired length. Dry for 180 seconds under a UV lamp. The third layer is constructive. A large drop should be placed in the middle of the nail. A small drop of gel near the cuticle area and a medium drop of gel on the free edge. And here you need the ability of the master to give the nails a natural convex shape. This is important, as a flat nail tends to break. Dry the gel in the lamp for at least 3 minutes. If there is a burning sensation, then the hand must be removed from the lamp for a couple of seconds, this is necessary so that there is no burn. We treat the nails with a napkin moistened with a degreaser. Carefully remove the forms so as not to damage the gel polish. The next step is filing the nail. Suitable nail files 100-180 grit. When performing this process, the arch of the nail should be finally formed. Remember that the master needs to try to make the material smoothly pass into the natural nail. The free edge and the cuticle area should not differ from the natural nail. After the end of filing, you can polish the nail with the help of a buff. The last layer is the final. Apply to cover the gel application area in the cuticle area and hide all sawn edges. This will give the nail a natural shine and easy application of varnish in the future. Dry in a lamp for 3 minutes. After finishing work, rub oil into the cuticle. Now the nails are ready for nail art. It all depends on the desire of the client and the ability of the master to give the nails a stylish design.