How To Fix A Cracked Chipped or Broken Acrylic or Gel Nail

Glamour143 Chipped Nail Image

Products used:
UV Gel
UV Dryer Lamp
Gel Application Brush
Glamour143 Chipped Nail Image

Steps 1:
Remove nail polish from the nail bed with acetone or nail polish remover.

Step 2:
File the shiny layer and any lifting or damaged acrylic/gel from the nail with a nail file or a nail drill.

Step 3:
Apply gel bonder to any area where natural nail is exposed. Cure for 30 seconds.

Step 4:
Apply UV gel or acrylic to the chipped area of the nail in a light sweeping motion (for UV gel and in a brush on method for acrylic) until it is filled in. Cure for 1 minute.

Step 5 (If you need a fill)
Apply gel to the bottom of the nail bed (near cuticle but not on) and fill in where gel or acrylic has begun to recede.

Step 6: For UV gel Cure for 2 minutes then wipe nail with UV GEL cleanser or alcohol. For acrylic begin to file the nail buff and shine until it is smooth and ready for polish.

Step 7:
Apply your choice of polish or shellac.

And We’re Done!!! πŸ™‚


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In this video I will demonstrate how you can fix a cracked or chipped OR broken nail right from home. I am fixing my chipped gel. So here I will be using UV gel which requires a UV lamp. Be advised that you will follow the same steps if you are using acrylic with a few minor differences and without the need to use a UV Dryer lamp.



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