Anyone who has regularly receives manicures understands how frustrating it is to smudge a nail a few minutes after you’ve paid a manicurist to paint them. That’s why dip powder manicures are such a spectacular trend in the nail industry.
The long-wear nail powder polishes can last up to 1 month without chipping. Moreover, they don’t even need to be set using a UV light. Also if dip powder nails last longer than gels solutions, and no lights are required for curing the nail, they do have one thing in common which is removing a dip powder manicure involves making another trip to the nail salon.
Methods to remove dip powder manicure at home
- The quickest and most hassle-free method to get rid of dip powder at home is to dip your nails in a small dish of acetone.
- Another method is steam off removal machine. However, there are different reviews with regards to removing dip powder by doing this.
To remove dip powder with acetone, begin by filing the shiny top coating layer off of the nail to bust the seal. Next, soak your nails in a dish of acetone for 10-15 minutes.
As soon as all of your fingers have moistened, take an acetone-soaked cotton ball, and remove any excess powder off of your nails. As opposed to gel polish, you won’t have to scrape any leftover bits off. Therefore the chance of destroying your nails is minimal.
There’s a general myth that is anytime chipping or lifting happens, the dip powder shine is all set to come off, but even though this happens, you still have to soak. When you remove or pull it off, the top layer or layers of your nail bed comes off with it.
Right after your dip powder manicure is entirely wiped away with your nails clean, take a 7-10 day break every three months if you frequently have long-wear manicures.
For the time being, keep your nails healthier with a nourishing, strengthening therapy, plus day-to-day cuticle oil. Cuticle oil should be put on to the nails every day to keep the nails and cuticles hydrated. The cuticles help secure our nails and should become healthy. Also, cuticle oil can also lengthen the life of the manicure.