What is UV Light?
Ultraviolet is a form of electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm to 400 nm, shorter than that of visible light, but longer than X-rays. UV radiation is present in sunlight and constitutes about 10% of the total electromagnetic radiation output from the Sun.
How many UV lamps do I need?
What Wattage is Best for a Gel Nail Lamp? Most professional LED and UV nail lamps are at least 36 watts. This is because higher watt bulbs can cure gel polish faster – which is very important in a salon setting.
Is UV disinfection expensive?
A UV-C fixture can cost you anywhere from R2302.55 to $20,000. So what’s the difference in the products? Typically, the price depends on how much area the fixtures cover, the quality of the product, and the technology used to disinfect the room
Are UV lamps safe?
Exposure to UV radiation can cause damage to your skin, especially if you’re exposed over time. For example, it can lead to premature wrinkles, age spots, and even skin cancer. But the FDA views nail curing lamps as low risk when used as directed by the label.
How long does UV gel take to cure?
Apply a very thin coat of the base gel to the nails, avoid applying the base gel polish close to your cuticle. Place your nails under a UV or LED lamp. LED lamp will cure the gel polish in just 30 seconds, or 2 minutes with a UV lamp.