Salon-quality nails can be expensive. To maintain good looking nails, you must go to the salon every few weeks to have them filled. Brush-on gel resin eliminates the hassle of getting your nails done every few weeks by helping you achieve salon-quality nails at home. You can apply brush-on gel resin to natural nails as well as silk wraps to create a shiny, salon-quality finish.
Scrub nails clean of any dirt with warm, soapy water.
Towel dry the nails.
Shape natural nails with a nail clipper and file.
Rinse and towel dry the nails.
Open the bottle of brush-on gel resin. Pull the applicator brush out of the bottle. Wipe off excess resin on the inside lip of the bottle.
Apply a thin layer of brush-on gel resin to nails starting near the cuticle and brushing toward the tip.
Apply a second coat of brush-on gel resin to nails starting at the cuticle and brushing toward the tip of the nail. Allow to air dry for at least 15 minutes.
Brush-on gel resin is ideal for wrapped nails. Natural nails may chip easily after application. Nail polish applied on top of brush-on gel resin may chip.
To remove brush-on gel resin, soak in nail polish remover or gently buff away with a nail buffer.
Use brush-on gel resin to make quick repairs to nails such as cracks or blemishes.
Use brush-on gel resin in a wide open room to avoid inhalation.
Failure to allow nails to dry fully will result in dents or smears on the nails.
A.N. Pike has been a professional writer since 2006. She has worked for the "McKinney Courier-Gazette" and her campus newspaper, now freelancing for various clients. Pike earned her associate's degree in mass communications and journalism from Collin College.