# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nail Technician I Task 1536872157

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply acrylic sculptured nails.

Definition

Application includes
  • adhering to manufacturer’s instructions for acrylic sculptured nails
  • examining client's hands
  • sanitizing client's and technician’s hands
  • removing shine of nail plates
  • applying primer
  • applying the nail form
  • applying acrylic product using the four-ball method
  • buffing and filing nails
  • applying oil to finish nails.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the purpose of applying primer to the nail?
  • What is the four-ball method?
  • How much time should be spent buffing the nails?