Nail Polish Tips

Is It Hard To Do Your Own Dip Nails?

Written by Tara
  1. Push back cuticles, create a rough texture on the nail plate by filing, and sanitize thoroughly.
  2. Apply a thin coat of Step 2 Base to the entire nail surface, stroking out towards the tip of the nail.
  3. Quickly dip the nail at a 45-degree angle into the choice of acrylic color powder coating the entire nail bed.

Doing your own dip powder nail set isn’t impossible, but it might take some getting used to before getting it right. Also, remember that preparation is key β€” and that while making mistakes won’t ruin your manicure, having the right tools to correct them will save you a lot of time and trouble.

Generally Are dip nails better than gel? Simply put, dip powder polymers are stronger than those found in gel polish, and, therefore, dip manicures will generally last longer β€” up to five weeks, if properly cared for.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How many layers of dip powder should I do?

On your next dip mani session, remember to add 1-2 layers of dip powder. Some DipWell users even prefer doing more than 2 layers. It boils down to personal preference so long as you apply an extra layer. Read this to learn more about the gorgeous hack that’ll help break your nail biting habit.

Can you brush on dip powder?

Be sure to dip the nail into the powder a 45-degree angle and then brush off the excess powder with our Dip Powder Dust Brush. Using a soft, fluffy brush to remove the excess powder after every dip will help you to apply these thin and even layers to build up your flawless nail look!

Why do my dip nails keep coming off?

Lifting occurs when dipping powder doesn’t properly adhere to the nail. As with lifting of all types of enhancements, this issue stems from the prepping stage of the service. The nail plate must be free of debris and moisture to ensure proper adhesion.

Why is my dip top coat bumpy?

If you ever re-do a nail, buff off the top coat and reapply Activator, too. Take note that ridges, waves, or bumps issues usually happen when you’re a little too generous when applying the Activator. When this occurs, be sure to allow more time for the Activator to dry before applying the Sealer.

Do your nails need to be long for dip?

If you have nails that are barely longer than your fingertips, it’s actually recommended for you to apply dip powder on short natural nails and NOT use fake nail tips while you grow them out. This will protect your short nails, prevent them from breaking, and help them gain strength.

What is activator for dip nails?

Activator: Activator is the third step in our dipping system. It reacts to Base and cures all layers of powder without the use of a UV/LED lamp. As Activator chemically bonds to Base and dipping powder, each layer hardens and delivers easy workability for buffing.

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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!