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Selecting the Right UV Lamp For Curing Gel Nails

Gel nails are of 2 types - those which cure without a UV light (non light gels) and those which cure under a UV light. The best gel nails are considered to be those which can be cured under a light. They finish better, last longer and look better. UV lamps form an integral part of a professional nail salon or spa or even for those individuals who would like to do their nails at home. UV light helps cure gels, acrylics, enamels on your nails to perfection. They prevent the gel or acrylic from cracking up by curing the product on the nail completely.

Keeping the above factors in mind, it is very important to select the right UV lamp to cure your nails for the swarovski promotion perfect finish. Available in various models and offered by several manufacturers, you have a wide variety of lamps and bulbs to select from. As a first time purchaser for your salon or spa, you may be confused as to what would be the best lamp to go with your services.

Here are a few tips you can rely on when you go in for your UV lamps purchase:

Check for the manufacturers antecedents - a manufacturer who is already offering gel nail products and its related accessories has greater chances of offering you a lamp which is of good quality. They have the reputation of their site to take care of and will not offer shoddy products. You are also likely to get heart of the ocean jewelry a better bargain on your lamp as part of your gel nail kit. If you are in the US, select a lamp with 110V and if in Europe, get a 220V lamp while shopping on the internet. Otherwise, you may end up with something you cannot use.

Select the appropriate wattage for curing - if you order for a lamp with only a 9 watt bulb and hope to achieve curing, think again. It is not advisable for salon use. You have to invest in a lamp with at least 24-36 wattage for the nails to cure. So if you go in for say a 36 watt lamp, you will have to buy 4 bulbs of 9 watts each. There are also bulbs which have wattage of 54, to reduce the curing time. So think wisely, check on the gold filled bangle future growth prospects of your business and then invest.

Miscellaneous - your purchase considerations should also take into account your budget, the time you want to spend on a client and the image you would like to portray. There are lamps which make your life easy. You can cure both hands in a single sitting. Some lamps can only be used for the feet, some only for the hands and others are built in such a way that they can be used for both the hands and feet. It is your decision on what you would like to invest in. UV lamps also have features like sensors so that you can set the time on for curing with an auto switch off. Tunnel designed lamps make it easy to rest your clients hands on.

It is advisable to do a thorough analysis of the type of lamp you would like to buy and then go ahead. Always remember to use the lamp with care, follow manufacturer's instructions, clean and replace bulbs regularly and lastly avoid staring at the UV light to avoid damage to your eyes.

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