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Why Is My Gel Nail Polish Matte?

Written by Tara

Matte gel top coat Finish & Longer Lasting: The topcoat let you get differet nail art result from normal top gel, and it can last up to 2 weeks. No nicks, chips or smudges.

Dull gels can be caused by a few different problems. The most common have to do with curing, file grit, and oil residue on the nail. If gel is not cured for the entire recommended time, it can appear dull. Always follow the manufacturer’s suggested time.

Generally How do you ask for matte nails? How do you ask for matte nails? All you need to do is tell your nail technician that you want a matte finish. To achieve this look with nail polish, you’ll need to either select specific matte formulas or add a matte topcoat.

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Similarly, How To Get The Perfect Matte Mani!

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is matte top gel?

A matte top coat is a clear protective nail polish that is applied over the base coat and primary coats of color and gives the nail a matte finish. Nail polish top coasts can help make a manicure last longer.

Can I put matte over gloss nails?

Apply OPI Matte Top Coat to the tips of your glossy Mani to create a fun Matte tip French look. Or try it in reverse with a Matte nail and glossy French tip created with OPI Top Coat.

How does matte gel polish work?

In a matte finish, if you zoom in to a microscopic level, the surface is rough and therefore the light bounces everywhere and you don’t get a smooth reflection – the light is diffused and scattered, which gives a dull finish.

What happens if you mix gel polish with regular polish?

If you want to combine regular nail polish with gel, it’s best to seal in the polish with a gel topcoat rather than putting the polish on top of the gel. You can either use a layer of polish with a topcoat over it, or apply a gel basecoat, layer on the polish, and seal it all in with a gel topcoat.

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