Nail lamp, also known as nail light therapy lamp. It is specially used for drying phototherapy glue in the nail process, and it is mostly used in nail salons. In the process of nail art, a layer of nail phototherapy gel is applied to the nail, similar to nail polish, but it is not easy to fall off than nail polish. It can generally be kept for more than a month.Nail phototherapy glue must be used for nail light, that is, nail lamp. There are two kinds of nail light: ultraviolet light and LED light. The main peak wavelength of ultraviolet light is 370nm, but it can have good drying and disinfection effect.
What’s the difference between UV Nail Lamp or LED Nail Lamp?
UV nail lamp is the abbreviation of ultraviolet lamp. It uses the characteristics of ultraviolet to perform photochemical reaction, product curing, sterilization, medical inspection, etc. There are two kinds of nail lamps: ultraviolet lamps and LED lamps. The main peak wavelength of ultraviolet rays is 370nm, but it can have good drying sterilization and disinfection effects. Generally, there are four tubes in a nail lamp, and 9W. Please replace the lamp regularly every 6 months. Be careful not to look directly at the UV lamp. Use it according to the gel production manual or the instructions of the UV lamp. Do not shorten or use it over time to maintain the best results. LED lights are rarely used in practice. The possible reason is that the main peak wavelength is mostly above 380nm, and there are few LED nail lamps emitting 370nm LED nail lamps.
Generally, the wavelength of the UV nail lamp is 365mm, which belongs to UVA, also known as aging rays. Long-term exposure to UVA will cause damage to the skin and eyes, and this damage can be cumulative and irreversible. Many women may have found that the number of light treatments will increase and their hands wil become black and dry! The LED light is visible light, which is no harm to human skin and eyes, just like ordinary lighting.
Because LED nail lamps have longer wavelengths than UV nail lamps, a nail polish LED nail lamp usually takes about 30 seconds to dry, while ordinary UV lamps require 3 minutes to dry. In terms of adhesive curing speed, LED nail lamps are 4-6 times faster than UV nail lamps. The tubes of ordinary UV nail lamps will generate high heat when they emit light. The general temperature is 50-70 degrees. If they are accidentally touched, they will easily burn. The LED is a cold light source, there will be no burning sensation of the uv lamp, even if you touch the lamp with your hand, it will not feel hot. At present, the market price of UV phototherapy lamps and led phototherapy lamps are quite different, and the price of led nail lamps is higher.
Is UV Nail Lamp good or LED Nail Lamp good?How to choose?
UV Nail Lamp can cure all phototherapy glue. However, the efficiency of UV lamp curing adhesive is lower than that of LED lamp, that is, the illumination time is longer.and the hand is easy to become black.
Because LED lamps have longer wavelengths than UV lamps, a nail polish LED lamp usually takes about 30 seconds to dry, while ordinary UV lamps require 3 minutes to dry. In terms of adhesive curing speed, LED lamps are 4-6 times faster than UV lamps.
The tubes of ordinary UV lamps will generate high heat when they emit light. The general temperature is 50-70 degrees. If they are accidentally touched, they will easily burn. The LED is a cold light source, there will be no burning sensation of the uv lamp, even if you touch the lamp with your hand, it will not feel hot.
The LED light is no harm to human skin and eyes like ordinary lighting. In comparison, LED nail lamps are more energy-efficient than UV nail lamps and have shorter illumination times but the corresponding price is slightly more expensive than UV nail lamps. LED lights will not cause melanin to precipitate on the skin; moreover, LED lights are not as hot as UV lights and will not scald hands and feet.LED nail lamp can cure most glue, but can’t cure pure UV glue. LED lights are not easy to blacken hands. Friends who don’t like ultraviolet light source can buy LED nail lamp if they have more money. Try to buy LED nail lamp that can be cured with glue
UV and LED dual light source nail lamp is the most economical. It has long service life, low power, low heat generation, more stable ultraviolet source and stronger penetration ability. So it won’t have much effect on the dryness of the skin.This nail lamp can cure all phototherapy glue and is suitable for most people to buy.
Everything you need to know about nail lamp.
1. Does the UV lamp need to be replaced? How often is it replaced?
The UV lamp is easily affected by the temperature and humidity of the use environment, and the lamp tube must be replaced regularly. After the lamp is used for more than 5 months, the ultraviolet light it releases becomes unstable, so each lamp needs to be replaced within 6 months of use.
2. How long do gel nails take to dry?
The long exposure time of the UV nail lamp will make the skin melanin appear. So be sure to pay attention to the operation time.
Primer: UV120 seconds / LED60 seconds
Color glue: UV60 seconds / LED30 seconds
Sealing layer: UV120 seconds / LED60 seconds
No-clean layer: UV180s / LED90s
3. Pay attention to the lamp aging problem and replace it in time
Note that the service life of UV lamps will also have a certain impact! After the lamp is used for more than 5 months, the ultraviolet light it releases will become unstable, so each lamp needs to be replaced before 6 months of use.
4. The order of Manicure:
Manicure is also in order. First, trim the nails, trim the nails to a suitable shape, and rub off the surface glaze on the nails before starting the nail art.
Apply primer to the nails, and after putting it on, put your hand in the nail lamp for about 30 seconds
Brush the color gel. The color of the color gel is related to the color of the nails. Before you make your nails, the nail artist will let you see the pictures on the phone, or your own favorite pattern pictures, nail artist It will be done according to your choice. Generally speaking, solid nails are cheaper than patterned nails, and nails with pictures are cheaper than those with diamonds. After brushing the color glue, you should also put your hand inside the nail lamp and bake it.
Brush the sealing layer, paint the nails after baking, and then smudge them with a pen, remember to seal the nails.
5. Doe UV Nail Lamp work with normal nail polish?
Yes. When applying nail polish, if you choose ordinary nail polish, you can also use a nail lamp to bake it, which can achieve a quick drying effect. Do not touch other things immediately after applying nail polish, otherwise it will easily cause unevenness. Phenomenon, when choosing nail polish, you should also pay attention to choosing regular products.
Many ordinary nail polishes have a special pungent smell, which is easy to cause a great impact on the body. When choosing nail polishes, pay attention to the selection of odorless, and the effect after polishing is also relatively good, not for nails Will cause any harm.
When applying nail polish, you must also pay attention to grasping the correct way. First of all, you must first clean the surface of the nail, so as to prevent the nail polish from being disobedient. Because some nail polishes are prone to burrs after application, pay attention to the thickness when applying. Too thick and heavy will also cause burrs. Please pay attention to timely repairs after burrs. .
The color selection of nail polish is also very important. When the skin is fair, you can choose a brighter color. Pink, scarlet or orange are very good, and can achieve the effect of modifying the skin. You can also choose your favorite personality to match, for example, check color or white and black are able to achieve a very good style effect. After applying nail polish, be careful not to wash your hands with warm water for too long. If you wash your hands for too long, it will cause the nail polish to fall off.