How To Clean Your Brush
Use ONLY your ATTRACTION ACRYLIC LIQUID to clean your Acrylic Brush.
NSI ATTRACTION, UNIVERSAL and SECRETS are very high quality Monomers Nail Liquids and perfect for that when you're finished.
When using a new acrylic brush for the first time, the “dressing” which is a protective coating used to keep the brush hairs in place during shipping, must be thoroughly removed.
Pour some of the ATTRACTION NAIL LIQUID into a clean dappen dish.
Dislodge the dressing by immersing the brush hairs into the nail liquid, lift your brush out and wipe it on a nail wipe several times until the brush is completely cleaned.
Shape the brush into a point (if round brush) or a neat flat shape at the front while wet and your brush is now ready.
Discard the remaining nail liquid and wipe out the dish.
Fill your dappen dish with some clean fresh NSI ATTRACTION or UNIVERSAL or SECRETS NAIL LIQUID and saturate the hairs of your brush into it, this will eliminate air bubbles.
Shape brush into a fine point (if round brush or flat shape if other) again on a nail wipe. You can now process to your acrylic application.
* NSI has a lot of good brushes, in different sizes and shapes for Acrylics, Gels, and Nail Art too, see them online.
* Never wash your brushes with soap, water or Acetone as these substances could dry out your brush. The best is to stay away from harsh solvents for the cleaning of your acrylic brush - Avoid using Brush Cleaner for your acrylic brushes, their formulas tend to be too harsh and drying the hairs of the acrylic brushes.
Brush Cleaners are generally best used to clean the Gel Brushes with synthetic and nylon hairs.
* Never put the brush down during use or after use without cleaning it well first - if this is not done cured acrylic will stay in the brush hairs, the brush will be clogged and unusable. If the brush does get clogged with acrylic, you can try to soak it in a little bit of nail liquid, the acrylic may soften enough to be removed.
* Do not use your fingers on the brush hairs. And be very careful to never touch the skin with the brush hairs, this could lead to contamination and overexposure.
Storage of brushes:
First check that all hairs are freely moving when dipping your brush into the jar of Nail Liquid, by pressing your brush side to side and also flat onto the bottom of the jar, check that there is no acrylic clogged into the hairs.
Shape the brush hairs back to a tapered fine point (if pointy brush) : on a nail wipe, while wiping the wet hairs of the brush, gently roll the brush between your fingers until you get the very end tip of the brush hairs well tapered in a fine point again. Store your brushes horizontally in a brush case or covered container.
Do not store your brush upright , as excess monomer will drain into the ferrule of the brush and get tacky as it evaporates. This tacky material will go directly into fresh monomer when you collect a new bead and could result in possible yellowing ; a sign of contamination.
Do not store your brush near dust.
Do not store brushes back into their packaging (eg.plastic tubes & bags) as the plastic packaging will disintegrate to the contact of the nail liquid with time.
Our most popular brushes? These brushes have been popular for their good hairs quality and best prices. They are crimped at the base, which makes a flatter "belly", a larger shape and better retention of liquid. The length of time to guide your bead and work with it is longer. Great brush for 1 bead application technique.
Crimped Kolinsky Brushes. When cleaned and used, these brushes are forming an oval shape at the end tip of the hairs.
TIP / Review from user - "Never skimp on buying brushes, they are the main tools of our trade and make application easier!" Andrea NSI User.