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Chemist Explains: Why You Should NOT Use Gel in an Airbrush for Nail Art

Chemist Explains: Why You Should NOT Use Gel in an Airbrush for Nail Art

We’ve seen more talk of gel being used for air brush techniques and thought it was timely to re-share what Head Chemist & Co-Owner of Light Elegance, Jim McConnell, has to say about it.

In a recent IG post, Jim shares why it is dangerous to use gel for airbrush techniques.

This video clip was taken from a live segment with Jim where he answered questions from the audience live! Alongside the topic of airbrushing, we discussed nail allergies, curing lamps, cat eye gels & more.

We encourage you to watch the full video to learn more and please feel free to share this post and help educate & protect your fellow nail professionals!
Jim has also created a follow up video to further educate and answer your questions about the trending airbrush techniques. Check out the video below to learn more! 

To see more from Jim, check out LE's Chemist Corner playlist here on YouTube to dive deeper into the importance of Why What's Inside Matters.


Why is Light Elegance HEMA Free? While many brands use it for adhesion and lowering costs, we avoid it along with HEA and IBOA to drastically lower the risk of allergies. Small molecular sized monomers like HEMA are known to penetrate the skin more easily than our state-of-the-art formulations high in premium oligomers, cause irritation and often lead to nail allergies. 

At Light Elegance, we prioritize quality and safety. We manufacture products from scratch here in Redmond, Oregon with high-quality ingredients to minimize allergic responses for industry safety. We believe, What's Inside Matters!

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