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Can I Use Normal 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.

Can I use regular nail polish on top of my gel manicure? 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.

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 regular nail polish dry under UV light?

Can you use UV light to dry regular nail polish? No, regular nail polish requires air drying, whereas gel polish contains a polymer that must be ‘cured’ by a UV or LED lamp for it to become hard. Regular nail polishes can’t be used with UV or LED lamps and it won’t dry any quicker from being put under the lamp.

Can I use Polygel without base coat?

It is the first defense for nails. Base coat acts as a defense by adding a defensive layer from staining your natural nails when using dark-colored gel polish or polygel. Base coat seals the oil from the nails so the gel polish or polygel can adhere to it entirely.

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 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.

Can you use regular top coat on gel nails?

Can you use regular top coat with gel polish? Yes, you can. You can put regular top coat over cured gel top coat for a couple of reasons. After you got your gel manicure done and your gel polish is not shinny for some reasons, you can put regular top coat over your cured gel polish to make it shine again.

Should I get gel or regular polish on acrylic nails?

Regular polish, nail art or even gel polish all work over acrylic, in fact some nail artists recommend having gels on top to make the acrylics last longer. The appointment time can vary depending on the shape, size and decoration you want, but expect to be in the salon for anything between two and three hours.

What is the difference between gel nail polish and regular nail polish?

What’s the difference between gel polish and regular polish? The main difference between a gel manicure and regular manicure is that gel polish needs to be cured using a UV or LED lamp in order to stick to your nails, whereas regular polish adheres by air drying.

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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!