Added foundation layer: thicker press-on nails

Added foundation layer: thicker press-on nails

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 All nails are created standard with a minimum of 4 to 5 layers of gel. This offers a sturdy, yet flexible and comfortable nail.  

Some clients prefer a thicker sturdier nail.  Acrylic does not offer the same flexible qualities as gel, so while it is well suited for direct application to the nail, I find that gel offers the flexibility to press-on nails which enable them to lie comfortably on the natural nail. I do not offer acrylic overlays.

 If you would like for me to add a layer of foundation structure gel, select this for each set you would like fortified.  Please bear in mind, the thicker the nail (even with gel) the more rigid it is.   Rigid nails flex less at the nail plate, and may be less able to adapt to your nail shape.  

 

 

Variety of shapes and sizes are available.  For a more detailed explanation of each nails fit, read more The best way to find your sizes is with my Fit Kit Sample Sizing Pack.  Buy it here  Handmade sets are made to order, and it is not recommend you file to change the shape, sizing varies by small increments, so you should be able to find your perfect fit.

**Some clients have natural nail beds that are not easily fit.  If you think you are someone with particularly flat, scooped/shoveled, or overly curved nail beds, please consider this when choosing a shape. If you have a particular nail issue where you would like a consult feel free to contact me with questions.


No additional fee for custom sizes.  Just select "custom" from the size options, then leave me a note what your sizes are: thumb to pinky.

**Shape/sizes are not all universal.  This a general guideline - though long stiletto and long coffin may fit slightly more narrow as a result of their shape.  Ensure your fit before placing your order; we offer many ways to get your perfect size.  Filing is not suggested. Misfits can not be exchanged/refunded.

Print this Measurement Notes Worksheet to help you record your measurements.
Also you can check out my step by step video guide on how to measure
or you can watch a "how to" video tutorial here 

 

CREATION TIME

*****DUE TO COVID & HIGH VOLUME...OREDERS ARE TAKING LONGER THAN USUAL****

I take great care in designing & creating your set by hand. While your set may take only a few hours to make, I have several orders in process. Your set will be created in the order it was received, and can usually take 3-4weeks before shipping (EXCLUDING weekends and holidays.) Orders placed after 4 P.M. Pacific Standard Time will be received in my studio the following business day. More info here. Some sets ,may take longer, orders with MULTIPLE SETS may require more prep time due to the scale.  I have rush options available for purchase in limited stock, if you need your order processed quicker. Rush is offered in a limited quantity, and may not always be available

** shipping times subject to change

DISCLAIMER & RETURNS

I do my best editing photos to reflect what your nails will look like. Though, please understand screens and lighting can affect to the way you see the colors pictured...so ACTUAL COLORS MAY VARY. All items are hand crafted, and as such may have slight variations or imperfections (ie. fibers, glitter or air bubbles.)

All kits are custom made to order, for this reason, and for reasons of hygiene, I cannot exchange or return nail products. Please carefully review your selections when placing orders.

**Shape/sizes are not all universal.  our size chart is a general guideline - though long stiletto and long coffin may fit slightly more narrow as a result of their shape.  Ensure your fit before placing your order; we offer many ways to get your perfect size.  Misfits can not be exchanged/refunded.

Cancelations will be reviewed on a case by case situation- though generally speaking, there are no refunds, exchanges, or cancelations.  

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IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFO

Orders will be shipped to the  address on file. Shipping fee structure and delivery times are dictated by USPS. Please allow the stated number of days for delivery, after production time. Verify with USPS projected delivery prior to completing purchase transaction.

When your order is preparing to ship, you will receive a shipping notification with a tracking number.  
**All First Class packages are tracked, however ONLY PRIORITY PACKAGES ARE INSURED up to $100. Very rarely does USPS lose or damage packages, but it is recommended that you purchase Priority shipping to insure your items, with the additional perk of expedited shipping. Once packages are dropped at Post Office, they are tracked but out of my hands...for this reason I cannot be responsible for lost, damaged, misdelivered or stolen parcels. I WILL do my best to assist you in locating mis-delivered items but cannot guarantee replacement unless items are shipped via Priority and insured to their full value. It is the buyers responsibility to contact their local post office for assistance in locating package.  All tracking is provided by store email. Returned packages (due to incorrect address info or taxes owed) will be reshipped at buyers expense. I can only hold packages for 30 days awaiting reship payment, after that, your order will be closed.

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Please contact me with any questions regarding USPS services 

What size do I order? How do I find my size?

Please refer to our sizing and measuring guide, or the handy image guide pictures at the bottom of this page  (just scroll down).

Take the guess work out of measuring and purchase our "Fit Kit" sample sizing pack to ensure the perfect fit. NO ADDITIONAL FEE FOR CUSTOM SIZED NAILS!

What If my sizes are different from the pre-set sizes listed?

No trouble at all! I want your nails to FIT YOU LIKE A QUEEN! So, once you have discovered your sizes, please select "custom" in the size drop down arrow. Then, BE SURE TO LIST YOUR SIZES (thumb to pinky, left to right) in the "note to seller" portion before check out. Handmade sets are made to order, and it is not recommend you file to change the shape, sizing varies by small increments, so you should be able to find your perfect fit.

How long will my nails last?

Wear time depends on how well you prep your natural nails before application, your choice of adhesive, and your daily use. The key to longer wear time is prepping your nails with the supplies included, and avoiding long term exposure to water and manual labor. It is not unusual to pop gems, but take care when wearing your delicate art. Nails are not tools.

DOUBLE SIDED GEL TABS can hold anywhere from 1-3 days and are perfect for temporary wear and special occasions.

WITH GLUE, your nails can last anywhere up to 2 weeks or longer! Never continue to wear nails that are lifting as it can become a source for bacteria to breed. Remove lifting nails, then clean and dry before reapplying nails.

Luxe nails or nails with 3D designs are delicate, so take extra care when wearing.

Are the nails reusable?

YES! All handmade nails are reusable. Because your nails are made with salon products, they are strong and durable and will even stand up to hairspray and sunscreen!

WHEN USING DOUBLE SIDED GEL TAB ADHESIVES, nails can be reused over and over. Simply clean off the used adhesive tabs from the backside of the nails.

WHEN USING GLUE, use the included nail removal tool to gently remove your nails. Once removed, you will want to softly file away any excessive glue from the underside so the next application will lie smoothly.

With proper care of your Queen Custom Claws, you can wear and reuse multiple times! Keep your nails safe in the beautiful box and adhesive strip provided.

Can I order in a different color or size? Do you offer CUSTOM DESIGNS?

YES and YES! It's in my name Queen CUSTOM Claws!

CUSTOM SIZE- No additional fee, just enter your nail sizes in the note to seller at time of purchase, ill make them to fit!

A SIMPLE COLOR CHANGE can be requested by purchasing the desired set, and sending a note to seller for the desired color change request. No extra fee (premium colors/finishes not included)

CUSTOM DESIGN- If you don't see a design you are interested in, or have a specific design idea not shown, contact me and we will design you the perfect set- fit for a queen! After the consult, I will give you the price quote, and you can then select your quoted price from the pull down menu.

How do I apply my nails?

Use glue or double sided gel stick pads. Use both for extra hold.

Prep your nails with the items included in your Nail Prep Kit (included in orders with regular nail sets)
1: Clean and dry your hands and nails
2: Push back cuticles
3: Clip or file and shape natural nails
4: Use included alcohol wipes to dehydrate the nail beds
5: FIRST DRY FIT NAILS TO ENSURE PROPER FIT.  Glue/ stick nails on one by one, pressing and holding for 15-30 seconds to ensure hold
6: Avoid water for the next hour
*TIP
Substitute your favorite glue that works best with your body chemistry.
*TIP
Using a nail primer is useful to dehydrate the nail bed prior to application. Sally Beauty offers a variety of primers and nail adhesives. IBD is great for long wear.

**Please note, when applying (especially w/Bling Nails) take care not to over bend the "C" curve  by either flattening out the nail too much or by pinching the nail too tight at the side walls; this can cause the gel nail product or gems to pull away from the base. Bling, Chrome, Caviar/microbead and Foil nails are Luxe Nails and as such are not ideal for rigorous wear and tear. It is not uncommon loose a gem. 

How do I remove my nails?

Be patient and gentle when removing your claws so you can protect your natural nails, and preserve your enhancement claws!

To remove nails, soak hands in warm water for a good 10-15 mins. Using the included nail removal tool, slide the pointy flat side to slide around the edges of your nails, gently lifting the edges. Then with to the floss side of your tool, slowly slide the floss between your natural nail and your claws. NEVER PULL OR RIP your claws OFF. If you experience discomfort stop and try soaking your hands longer, before trying again.
Once your claws are removed, put them back on the included adhesive strip, and tuck them back into the Queen Custom Claws box for later reuse! Collect and expand your nail wardrobe!

you can also watch this video 

How long until I receive my nails in the mail?

Processing for each item varies, however most hand made sets are listed at 3-4 weeks  on most hand made sets.  I try to expedite basic collection sets when purchased separately.  (EXCLUDING weekends and holidays.) Orders placed after 4 P.M. Pacific Standard Time will be received in my studio the following business day. More info here

Your custom claws are hand made to order, and processed in the order received. I may have around 100 nail sets to complete, before I arrive at your order in my queue.  For quicker processing consider purchasing a "Rush" order listing if available. (exclusive listing is limited and may not be offered during high season)

Also, consider purchasing a set from my Ready2Wear line. These sets are "off the rack" so to speak, and are pre-made & offered in a 24 piece set including sizes 0-9. They can sometimes ship next day!

SHIPPING is determines by USPS shipping time tables.

UH OH- I lost a nail!

No problem, you can always buy a replacement!. Just message me and I will remake your missing nail. Please note that colors may change or fade over time, or I may be using a different batch than was used to create your nail.

Many nail sets are also interchangeable!

you can even consider buying Bling accent nails to replace the existing nails.

Shipping fees apply and replacements do not come with a prep kit. additional prep kits can be purchased in the "add-on" section of my shop

UH-OH! My nails don't fit!

No problem, if you ordered the wrong size or measured incorrectly, you can always buy a replacement for the ill fitting nails! Just message me and I will remake your missing nail. Please note that colors may change or fade over time, or I may be using a different batch than was used to create your nail.

I am not responsible if the wrong size is ordered. So, it is important to read shop policies, sizing information, and measure carefully before ordering. I also offer "fit Kit" sizing sample packs in shop to help you can find the perfect fit.

If the size is off on a nail or two I suggest purchasing a "Replacement Nail" option from the "add ons's" menu.

 

click here for a video on How to measure step by step 

Use the worksheet below to record your sizes.

 Id like to change the delivery address

Merchant card services as well as PayPal protection will not honor or insure your order if I ship it to any address other than what is entered at the time of purchase.

Because of this, it is necessary to have you re-order (I will still honor your spot in line in my work queue) with the desired shipping address. Shopify, credit card services, and other payment gateways have their own security measures to ensure, protect, and avoid fraud.  For these reasons, as a seller, I'm not covered if I ship an order to a different address than it was purchased for.

Simply contact me, re-order a duplicate order with the address requested. If your bank approves it and if all information agrees, your original purchase will be canceled and I will pick up your new purchase and deliver it to the address stated on that purchase. While this seems tedious, they are necessary steps- and I must follow as outlined in my contract with the various merchant card services I use. Please read more in my shop policies.

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Hand made Luxury Line sets arrive beautifully packaged in their own storage box.  You can also purchase the tools you need to prep & apply your claws.

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We use gel to create thicker, stronger, more durable and reusable nails.  Your nails are made from gel, so you won't have to worry about hairspray and sunscreen dulling the finish or your manicure. Because they are durable, you can reuse your nails over and over.

Modern Convenience

"Nail Prep Kit" systems come complete with everything you need to prep and apply your nails, and because your nails are mailed to you- you can enjoy pampering yourself in the comfort of your own home.  You'll have custom nails, without the salon hassle.

grow your collection

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