Lifting acrylic


New Member
Hi all
I have just qualified in nails and I've purchased Nail Mate acrylic... im having an issue with lifting after about 5 days...
Push back cuticle
I prep the nail file over the top
Add tip
File and prep tip
Then add acrylic
.. polish/ top coat

I don't know what I'm doing wrong!?
Am I too close to the cuticle or ??
Please help

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Active Member
I would say its a mix of your preparation of the natural nail plate & being too close to the sidewalls.
Spend more time getting all of the non living tissue off the nail plate. You want it to look bare and clean, with no trace of any cuticle/NLT.

Then I would concentrate more on your acrylic bead set down - place your bead down onto the nail and tip the nail down - so the acrylic runs down the nail and not across to the sides. xx