Regular nail polish keeps on the nails not so long. Usually, we wear it from 3 to 5 days, while the gel nail polishes we can wear for more than two weeks. The fact is that the gel nail polish is something between an ordinary nail polish and gel nail extensions.
It isn’t surprising that gel nail polishes gradually replace regular polishes. A huge amount of benefits is increasing every year. Moreover, you can see the gel nail polishes with additional oils and minerals, which will support the health of your nails during that time, when the nail polish is on your hands.
The main goal, that was put in the development of gel nail polish, was to combine all the best characteristics of both coatings. And it worked, now, gel nail polishes are a mix of bright colors and durability.
Most fashionistas like gel nail polishes because of three reasons:
1. Bright colors.
The point is that all kinds of gel nail polishes are extremely bright, intensive, and beautiful.
2. High Strength.
High durability and strength are the greatest advantages of the gel nail polishes. Manufacturers invented gel lacquers especially for ladies, who are not fans of gel nail extensions, but who dream about a long lasting manicure. If you have never used gel nail products before, then you will experience a kid of pleasant shock. No chips for up to two weeks if you apply it properly.
3. Healthy Solution.
There are so many different kind of gel nail polishes, mostly follow a 3 step process, base coat, color coat and top coat. The latter 2 are more of nail treatment solutions that are supposed to make your nails healthier than before.
However, gel nail polishes also have some disadantages:
As a rule, gel lacquers cost twice as much than regular nail polish of the same brand. Does this fact scare you away? Actually, you shouldn't be worried about the price. Due to the fact that your manicure will last twice as long, you will end up paying the same amount in the end. A purchase of gel nail polish is a long term investment in your beauty care.
Lengthy Removing Process.
When it's time to remove gel nail polishes, some ladies find it difficult to perform. Depending on the quality of your gel polish remover, you can spend from 10 to 40 minutes on cleaning your nails. I recommend you buy a high quality, but a pricey soak off product, which ensures fast and easy removing process. It will keep a lot of your time and nerves safe.
LED or UV Lamp is Needed.
Not all, but most gel nail polish brands should be used together with an LED or UV lamp to ensure an effective drying process. Thus, additionally you need to purchase a good lamp, which will serve you for years. Make sure to keep the warranty!
Just remember, that no matter how great a brand is, if you apply the gel improperly, it won't stay on your nails very long. Make sure you read the instructions, and make sure you use a base coat, a top coat, and to close off the edges!