*Includes 3-hour Health & Safety!*
Paola Ponce is an independent, self employed, nail technician in the Los Angeles area. Since the beginning of her professional nail career, she has had a growing interest in gel technology.
Over the course of her career she has trained in Bio Sculpture Gel, Calgel, Kokoist and Vetro soak-off gel systems, Tammy Taylor Acrylic Nails and Artistic Nail Design Rock Hard acrylic and hard gel systems. She's taken countless art seminars with reputable names such as Crystal Nails, Fariha Ali (aka Nail Job), Henrietta Almasi, Tati and Ageha from Japan. She is also a current member of Neiru, a Japanese Nail Art portal. Currently, Paola is teaching private one-on-one and online gel application courses. As of most recently she has become an Educator to one of Japan's finest gel systems, Vetro!
- Gel Rebalance/Fill, Rebalancing the nail enhancement after previous service. BONUS LESSON: french tip manicure.
(Video consists of waterless manicure prep., using electric filing. Thinning out the previous enhancement and 'filling' the nails with one bead of gel. Filing methods are taught and the nails are finished with a french manicure.) 1 HR
- Gel Manicure, One color application. BONUS LESSON: chrome finished nails.
(Video consists of waterless manicure prep., using electric filing. Product control. Tips to getting a smooth color application. The process of applying chrome pigment on the nails, and ensuring a chip-free application.) 1 HR 15 MIN
- Gel Overlays, Strengthening and Reinforcing long lengths. BONUS LESSON: two-tone gradient nail art.
(Video consists of waterless manicure prep., using electric filing. Nails are overlaid with builder gel to reinforce natural or artificial nail length with the use of nail tips. Filing methods and product control are taught. Nails are finished with a two-tone gradient/ombre effect.) 1 HR
- How to remove gel nails without acetone.
- Perfect gradation in 5 mins.
- How to remove gel nails with acetone. 30 MIN
- Gel Extensions, Adding length to natural nails using nail forms. BONUS LESSON: encapsulated glitter nails.
(Video consists of waterless manicure prep., using electric filing. Natural nails are extended by using nail forms and building gel. Proper form placement is thoroughly explained. Filing methods and proper product control are explained. Nails are finished off with an encapsulated glitter look.) 2 HR 15 MINS