Nail Polish Tips

Should You Put A Top Coat Over Nail Stickers?

Written by Tara

Nail strips are growing in popularity. Essentially, they are fingernail polish stickers that you apply to your nail. There is no mess and no dry time.

Apply 2 coats of a top coat (or gel/shellac top coat) over the entire nail and the stickers to seal and protect stickers. This will also make your manicure last longer and smooth out the edges of the stickers.

Generally Do you put top coat over nail wraps? We definitely recommend using a topcoat to seal the deal and make your nail wraps last even longer, but we’ve found it is actually more effective a few hours after application.

Here You Can Watch The Video Nail Wraps Tutorial | Nail Strips for Beginners – YouTube

Similarly, 3 Tips On How To Apply Color Street Nail Strips

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the difference between nail wraps and nail strips?

Nail technicians would layer them over the natural nail, apply glue, a resin, and/or nail polish, and shape the nail. A nail wrap provides for a softer and more bendable nail surface that isn’t quite as thick as acrylic and is generally healthier for the nail. It’s also quite a bit more comfortable to wear.

Do nail strips damage nails?

Are Nail Stickers Safe? Good news: Nail stickers are totally safe for your nails. Since nail stickers can peel off without damaging your nails, you’re totally in the clear.

Do nail polish strips work?

In fact, they don’t alter the nail shape in any way— they don’t make them look thicker, and they lay down at the tip perfectly. The application process is standard: you line either side up with your cuticle, pressing downward moving toward the tip. The nail file helps trim excess product, so the edges match up.

Is Color Street hard to apply?

For best results, be careful when stretching so the polish strip doesn’t tear. Applying Color Street polish strips isn’t difficult, but you do get better with practice.

How long do Color Street nails stay on?

10 days A Color Street manicure will last up to 10 days, depending on your lifestyle.

How long do nail strips last?

In summary of this Dashing Diva nail strips review, the strips apply just like any other brand of nail polish strips or stickers, and they look great right away! However, you will see significant wear and tear at the tips after about seven days, causing them to not look so hot.

Can you put clear polish over nail strips?

The nail polish strips are 100% real polish. They contain base coat, color and top coat all in one strip. You don’t need other nail products when using Color Street, but it won’t affect the product if you want to use a clear coat on top or a nail strengthener underneath.

Are nail wraps worth it?

Nail wraps are good for those who like nail art and are looking for a DIY option to either save money or because they don’t want to venture out to a salon. You may be lucky enough to get your nail wraps to last for up to one full week with a top coat applied. The good news is they do stay shiny.

Article References…

About the author


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