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Can You Use Normal Nail Polish With Nail Stamper?

Written by Tara

If you like doing nail stamping, then high quality stamping polish is a must have. Normal nail polishes, even from big and expensive brands, may not be suitable for stamping. They will either not work at all or the impression will be too light to make an impact. Don’t blame your image plate or stamper.Type: Top_coatFinish Type: Glossy

Can I use regular polish to stamp? Of course! That’s what being creative is all about, finding your way to express yourself! No matter which type of polish you use, the stamping technique is exactly the same.

Generally Do you need a special nail polish for stamping? Do you need special nail polish for stamping? Although people use regular nail polish for stamping, it is not advisable to do so. Nail polishes for stamping are designed to last longer, are creamier, highly-pigmented, and pick up designs easily for a clean and effortless transfer.

Here You Can Watch The Video Can you use regular polishes for stamping nail art?


Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What type of paint do you use for nail stamping?

Yes, you can use acrylic paint on nails. However, you have to choose the proper type and use the right process. Acrylic paint can be toxic, so selecting a non-toxic version is a must. Additionally, you typically want to apply a clear base coat to protect nail surfaces.

How long does Stamping Polish take to dry?

Most nail polish applications should fully dry in under an hour; in fact, nail polish can take as little as 15 minutes to dry, Lim says. Many salons have fan dryers with UV lights, which can help accelerate the drying time.

What can I use in place of a nail stamper?

DIY Nail Art Tools From Around Your House

  • Cheesecloth.
  • Paper Towels.
  • Tape.
  • Needles and Pencils.
  • Toothpicks.
  • Straws.
  • Stamps.

How do you make nail polish thicker for stamping?

What can you put in nail polish to make it thicker? You can mix Xanthan Gum Powder to thicken your nail polish immediately. This amazing gum powder is also used in various cosmetic products too and techniques like stamping!

Can you use shellac for stamping?

Stamping with Creative Play as part of a SHELLAC™ Application. This is my most utilised method for stamping. It’s fast and foolproof, and best of all there is no need to mask off the skin or do clean up after the design is stamped on.

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