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The things you need to know about gel nails

We often hear that gel nails are the perfect manicure method. However, do you really know why this method is praised by its followers? Keep reading!

Gel nails: what is it?

Gel nails are artificial false nails, different from acrylic nails. Placed on your natural nails, gel nails not only make your manicure perfect, but also make it last longer! Gel nails are made with ingredients that cling to the nail more strongly and are therefore less prone to your nail polish chipping.

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How are the gel applied to your nails?

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For longer nails, the application of a capsule, similar to the installation of acrylic nails, will be carried out before the application of the gel. A glue will be used so that the capsule is stuck to the nail, before being covered with gel and dried under a UV lamp. It is important to note that when properly applied, gel nails last approximately 2 to 4 weeks.

Laying it at home

If you want to apply your gel nails at home, you will need to have a manicure kit that will contain all the tools you will need to perform your nails. You will need to start by cleaning your nails and gently push back the cuticles. Apply a base to your nails to protect them, then after placing a drop of gel on your capsule, press the capsule on your natural nail for a few seconds. Finally, use the UV lamp for 30 to 60 seconds to finalize the application of your nails.

We hope you liked this article and that it will inspire you for future!

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