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Can I Apply Nail Polish On Gel Nails?

Written by Tara

You can absolutely use either gel or traditional polish over top of PolyGel. If you want the flexibility of making regular colour changes, opt for traditional polish. After your PolyGel application, apply a layer of Top it Off Top Coat BEFORE applying two coats of your favourite nail polish.

Yes.Fortunately, there is no real downside to painting on top. The only thing to consider is how it may affect the aesthetics of your nails. With the gel manicure already on the nails, you must be careful not to layer up on polish so much that you end up with really thick nails.

Generally Does nail polish last longer on PolyGel? Gel nails are not an extension of your natural nails but instead a type of polish that usually lasts longer than the regular nail polish. Polygel on the other hand is stronger than hard gel and can be applied as a natural nail overlay, or as an enhancement.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can you use regular nail polish on fake nails?

If you do your own acrylic nails and want to know if regular nail polish can be put on your acrylic nails, the answer is yes. Regular nail polish can last up to three weeks on acrylic nails.

Can I use normal nail polish with gel top coat?

In short, you should not apply a gel top coat to your regular nail polish since regular nail polish has a long drying time and gel polish will trap moisture under the top coat. We recommend that you stick with a regular base coat and top coat when painting your nails with regular nail lacquer.

Why do my Polygel nails pop off?

Too much or too wet polygel will cause it to pop off. Polygel that is not completely dry will cause it to lift around the edges first. Always give enough time for the slip solution to dry completely before you affix your polylgel on your nails and you will prevent this lifting problem.

Does Polygel ruin your nails?

Is Polygel bad for your nails? Polygel is not inherently bad for your nails. As long as it is removed properly, Polygel should pose no harm to nails. Still, it’s good to take a break from Polygel—or any polish or nail enhancement for that matter—from time to time.

Does Polygel break easily?

So never apply them too thick. When the layer is super thick LED-light can not go through the product and it will stay soft in the middle. Such a nail can easily break. If you want to make long nails with a white free edge split the process into 2-3 steps.

How long do Polygel nails usually last?

How long do Polygel nails last? If applied properly, Polygel will typically last for 21 days before needing maintenance. It’s a completely buff-off system. It should be filed down to 10% to leave a protective layer on the nail.

How long does it take for Polygel nails to dry without UV light?

Hold your nails under the water for about 3 minutes before removing them from the bowl. Let your fingers and nails air dry for at least an hour. While your nails will likely feel completely hardened right when they come out of the ice water, they may not be completely cured for several hours.

How do you use regular nail polish with gel?

If you want to combine regular nail polish with gel, it’s best to seal in the polish with a gel topcoat rather than putting the polish on top of the gel. You can either use a layer of polish with a topcoat over it, or apply a gel basecoat, layer on the polish, and seal it all in with a gel topcoat.

Can we apply nail paint on nail extensions?

If you’re using regular nail polish to paint your gel nail extensions, you can remove and repaint them as much as you want without having to worry about getting them filled, like acrylics. You can maintain the life of your gel extensions at home by cutting and shaping them as they grow out.

Can you use acrylic paint on gel nails?

You can also use acrylic paint on gel nails. Like acrylic nails, a base coat of polish is usually painted first, creating a viable surface for nail art made with acrylic paint.

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Tara

I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!