Do you want to have beautiful nails but don’t have time to go to spa for manicure or pedicure??? Read further as here we give tips on how to apply gel nail polish at home. Nowadays several kinds of UV gel nail polish kits are available in the market which enables you to get the beauty parlor like manicure, pedicure at home. You might be confused on how to use the products provided with the kit. No need to panic you will find it very easy applying the gel nail polish at home with our simple steps and instructions.
How to Apply Gel Nail Polish at Home:
Get yourself a good gel nail polish kit from the below links:
Jessica GELeration ESSENTIALS Kit Gel Nail Polish
IBD Gelac Salon Starter UV Gel Polish Kit
Gelac UV Gel Polish Kit – COOL COLORS
Prepare your nails for manicure or pedicure by removing the old nail color if any or by by simple cleaning them by applying sanitizer.
With the help of cuticle pusher push back the cuticles and clean the surrounding nail plate.
Now take a nail file with 240/240 grit and shape your natural nail with it.
Use a buffer with 180/180 grit and buff your nails.
Dip a piece of cotton or wipes (in the kit) in nail cleaner and clean your nails in order to remove the dust of the filing or buffing.
Some gel nail polishes come with nail bonder which is an excellent way of long lasting gel nail polish at home. If your kit includes one then apply a thin coat on your clean nails and wait till it dries. The reason behind application of nail bonder is that it increases the bonding between the nail and the gel nail polish.
Now apply the base coat of the gel nail polish. Ensure that it doesn’t touch the sides of the nail i.e. the skin and if it does then remove it with the help of wooden stick provided with the kit.
Cure the nails of one hand for 1 minute at a time.
Repeat step 8 and 9 for the other hand.
Now apply a thin coat of gel nail polish.
Cure for 2 minutes.
Repeat step 11 and 12 on other hand.
Apply the top coat gel nail polish from cuticles to the free edges.
Cure for 2 minutes.
Repeat steps 14 and 15 on the other hand.
Massage the skin around your nails with cuticle oil.
Your beautiful nails are ready to flaunt.
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