This is very disappointing: you spent two hours for a manicure and the paint is chopped off the next day! Our material is for those who do not use gel coatings, but wants the nails remain flawless for as long as possible.
Extend the life of the manicure is a snap — just follow a few simple tips of care and application.
Degrease the nail plate
The first rule of lasting manicure: polish should be applied on the degreased nails. Rub the nail plate with a special solution based on alcohol. However, if you don’t have it, you can get out of the situation using the usual spirits that also contain alcohol.
Important: after you have degreased nails, don’t touch them with your fingers, otherwise there will be no effect.
Let each layer of varnish dry completely
If you do a manicure at home, you have a great opportunity to make it more resistant. In the cabin usually, each layer causes the master immediately after the previous finish. Nail to keep longer, take more manicure time — let each layer dry completely, take a break between layers for 10 minutes.
Important: paint nails in 4 layers — base, 2 polish coats, top. This scheme will ensure the longevity of the manicure.
Do not use quick-drying polishes
Varnishes that dry “for 60 seconds”, peels same quickly. It comes as no surprise: quick-drying tools just contain more solvent and thus instantly cleave. By the way, these polishes are more harmful to the nails than usual, so it is better to spend time for drying.
“Seal” the nail tip
Professional trick that you too do not forget that coating your nails with top, always paint the tip, don’t afraid to get dirty finger. The fact is that the polish always starts chipping from the end of the nail plate, and this measure will help to make it more resistant.
Do not dry the nail with hair dryer
Many girls to speed drying nails with warm air, using a conventional dryer. And it is not necessary! Hot air flow destroys the structure of the varnish, so then do not be surprised that the manicure peeled off the next day. If you want to dry the varnish with the dryer, use only cold air.
Keep the top with transparent coating
To coating kept longer after a day or two after the main paint update this top layer which is much easier than to touch up chipped areas.
Important: make sure that the top is liquid — if the tool is already slightly thickened, you just ruin your manicure, and it will wear off faster.
Lubricate painted nails with oil
The oil not only makes the cuticles softer, but still able to maintain your manicure longer. The main reason why the varnish is peeling, contact with water. So, if you’re going to shower, brush your nails with oil. You would think that it immediately disappeared, but the nails still have a fatty film, repelling moisture.