Shikha Mittal


Switch Your Regular Manicure To Dip Powder Manicure

Want a last longing manicure? Then switch to your regular manicure to dip powder manicure. And get incredibly durable, endless amount of color with textures and also have a natural look. Dip powder manicure is different from the manicures you usually see. So for further details just read on to know more about dip powder gel nails.

Dip powder manicure as a name suggest, nails are dip into colored powder and get your nails done. The manicurist will clean the nail bed and prepare your nails for the manicure, which includes pushing back the cuticles and cleaning the nail plate. Now next, your manicurist will apply a base coat (which is work like an adhesive) then dip your nail into the powder. Then it is followed by another coat of adhesive, and another powder dip. Some manicurist do this process thrice in some cases and it’s finally completed with a top coat. 

Benefits of Dip Powder Manicure

  • Last longing
  • It does not chip like other manicures.
  • Does not use any strong chemicals 
  • Safe for your nails
  • It dries quickly on its own not require UV lamp
  • It strengthens your nails.
  • As popular as gel manicure

If you are doing at home and if you want that your manicure should be last longer then follow these simple rules-

  • Never ever apply the polish to your cuticle. The results will be not as good as this can lift your polish and make it more susceptible to chipping.
  • Try to cool your polish under fan or if you are using dryer use it on cool setting because cool air makes your mani durable.
  • For preventing further damages reapply the top coat after few days.
  • Wash your hand with soap or cleanser instead of using hand sanitizer as hand sanitizer can damage your top layer of your manicure
  • Stop habit of biting your nails

If we talk about cons of dip powder nail then the process of removing dip powder nail must be done properly as it can damage your nails if not done correctly. If you’re attending a salon, it can also be expensive to get them done every three weeks. Finally, if you get them done at a salon, check that they brush or pour the powder onto your nails, rather than a dip — shared powder tubs have been linked to cuticle infections.

Before you go to remove your dip nail polish at home, let us remind you again that don’t do it! Yet dip nails are long-lasting, you’ll want to head to the salon to have the polish removed once your nails start to grow out. Removing dip powder is a similar process to taking off gel polish. First, the topcoat is filed down with a file. After that the nails are soaked in 100% acetone to dissolve the remaining color. It can also be done by soaking a cotton ball in acetone, placing it on your nail, and wrapping your finger in foil. Let it sit for at least 10 minutes. After that the color should be gone entirely, ready to start over. Just remember that acetone can be very dehydrating, so treat your fingers with good cuticle oil.

Remember that you invest a good amount of time and money into your nails, it is essential to take care of it too. Furthermore, not taking good care of the nails could damage your natural nails. It should also be mentioned that dip nail powder contains vitamin E and calcium that actually make your nails healthy. So try to switch your regular manicure to Dip powder manicure once.