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Can You Paint Over Gel Nails With Regular Nail Polish?

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 Can you use Polygel without basecoat? Importance of the 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

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.

Can you paint over PolyGel?

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 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.

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.

What can I use instead of gel base coat?

A white solid color nail polish can be use as a base coat. White is a great choice if you want to highlight the color of your nail polish and keep your nails’ natural hue from showing.

Can clear nail polish be used as a base coat?

A base coat is simply to help adhere the polish to the bed better and to protect it from staining. Clear polish might not work as well as a base coat polish but it will work. Just remember to buff your nail up a bit so the clear polish can hold on to the nail better.

Can I paint my nails without base coat?

A lot of people think a basecoat is unnecessary or prefer to use one product for both the base and topcoat. No bueno! The fact is you can extend the wear of your manicure by at least a couple of days just by adding that first proper layer. It’s like primer to foundation, says Miss Pop.

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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!