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Is Breathable Nail Polish Better?

Written by Tara

ORLY Breathable is the first ever professional nail treatment and colour polish that has new oxygen technology. This unique ORLY Breathable formula is a permeable nail polish, meaning oxygen and water can get through the polish to condition your nail plate to prevent your nail polish chipping or peeling.

Breathable polish makes for a stronger, longer lasting manicure. Kester Black nail polishes last around 5-7 days without chipping. Incidentally, this is also why we recommend using a nail cleanser (isopropyl alcohol), and a breathable base coat before applying your polish.

Generally Does Orly breathable nail polish need a base coat? There is no need for a base coat or topcoat. The polish is thick, but not gloopy. It applies beautifully and evenly. The rich and long-lasting formula will resist chipping and damage for more than a week.

Here You Can Watch The Video Orly Breathable “”Love at Frost Sight”” Nail Polish Review


Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How do you use Orly breathable?

Simply apply two coats of ORLY Breathable Treatment + Color to bare, clean nails. No base coat or top coat is needed.

Is ORLY really breathable?

In reality, the breathability and water permeability of many halal nail polish brands such as Orly Breathable have been found to be insufficient when it comes to ablution; they still create a peel-able barrier over the nail.

Does Orly breathable nail polish need UV light?

ORLY Gel Nail Color requires curing under a UV/LED Lamp and should be used with ORLY Gel Essentials including Primer, Basecoat, and Topcoat. ORLY Gel Nail Color provides high-shine, chip-resistant manicures that will wear for up to three weeks.

What is the healthiest nail polish?

Best Nontoxic Nail Polish

  • Best Overall: 10 FREE CHEMISTRY Plant-Based Clean Nail Polish.
  • Best Color Range: Zoya Nail Polish.
  • Glossiest Finish: butter LONDON Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer.
  • Best Drugstore Pick: Pacifica 7-Free Nail Polish.
  • Cult-Favorite: Smith & Cult Nail Polish.
  • Best Earth Tones: Tentoverten Nail Polish.

Does Breathable nail polish take longer to dry?

It Dries Faster: Because oxygen can permeate through the polish as it dries, you’re likely to experience a shorter wait time for your nails to dry completely. It Lasts Longer: Breathable polish just might be more durable than regular polish.

Is ORLY good for your nails?

ORLY Nail Defense It contains calcium, wheat protein, and an antioxidant. These ingredients work to repair, fortify and strengthen your nails. If your nails are weak and prone to breakage, this is the perfect nail polish to fix them.

Can we pray in Breathable nail polish?

At this point in time, it’s not possible to state definitively that breathable nail polish is Halal. Hence, we don’t advise you to pray with breathable nail polish as it doesn’t constitute a legitimate prayer.

Does ORLY need a top coat?

Just as base coat is super important, topcoat is a must! If you want your at-home manicure to last longer, to resist chipping and to look salon-perfect you have to finish with a topcoat! Wait until your nail polish is fully dry and apply your topcoat.

Is Breathable nail polish good for toenail fungus?

We chose this because unlike other nail polishes that don’t let nails breathe and can trap nail fungus, this is made with vegan silk that is breathable and actually allows air and moisture to pass through.

How do I know if my nail polish is breathable?

How do you know if your nail polish is breathable? Typically, this type of nail polish will be labeled as water-permeable. If you want to put it to the test yourself, paint one layer of nail polish onto a thin piece of paper, like a coffee filter.Allow it to dry before applying a drop of water to the nail polish.

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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!