Gel nails are unique and very different from the acrylics you may be used to. Using gel nails is as close to using your natural nail as you could. It actually resembles the natural nail; it’s not just a fake piece that goes over top of your nail. They are somewhat similar to an acrylic nail because of what they are made out of which is polymer powder and monomer liquid but that’s where the similarities end.
There are two types of gel nails that you can get. Those that are light cured and the no-light gels. The way to achieve light cured gels nails is to harden them by placing your fingers under a UV-light for a mere two minutes. Now the no-light gel acrylic nails are cured through a special gel activator that can either be simply brushed or sprayed onto the nails themselves. There is also another method of hardening a no-light gel nail by dipping the nails in plain water. Despite the method that you choose you can still achieve the unique