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Why Is My Gel Base Coat Sticky? Here’s Why, the Reasons, Answers

Why Is My Gel Base Coat Sticky? Here’s Why, the Reasons, Answers

You’ve got your favourite fluffy boudoir slippers and soft dressing gown on, binging on Netflix and giving yourself a super professional home manicure! You’ve got all the right ingredients, a delicious new nude gel polish, base coat, top coat and a pro looking UV lamp, applied your base coat, but for some reason, your nails feel really sticky!  It's so frustrating when you are faced with tacky nails and not a super smooth luxurious glossy finish to your manicure. So what’s going wrong? Let's look first at the short answer as to why your nails feel tacky when you are...

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Why Does My White Gel Nail Polish Turn Yellow? How to Fix It!

Why Does My White Gel Nail Polish Turn Yellow? How to Fix It!

Anyone who knows how much time and effort goes into a manicure would know what a blessing gel nails can be. In this article, we’re going to provide you with all the available solutions. But first, here’s a quick roundup answer for you to take away and get your gel nails perfect. Then we’ll dive into more detail... Why does my white gel nail polish turn yellow? A number of reasons including over or under exposure to UV light during the drying process, or your nail coming in contact with strong chemicals such as cleaning agents, makeup products or even...

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Can You Paint Over Gel Nail Polish? Here’s What to Do!

Can You Paint Over Gel Nail Polish? Here’s What to Do!

You’re ready to go out with your besties to hit up the town, here come the girls! You’re rocking your newest must-have outfit and looking totally glam! But wait... what’s happened to that fabulous gel manicure you had? Far too busy getting ready to notice that beautiful classic red you chose which looks totally amazing with your black dress is starting to chip! Help! What do you do? So there’s no time to do a complete re manicure as your Uber will be arriving in an hour! So you may be wondering, can you simply just paint over your gel...

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My Gel Nails Aren't Shiny! Here’s How to Get Shiny Gel Nails!

My Gel Nails Aren't Shiny! Here’s How to Get Shiny Gel Nails!

So you’ve got your gorgeous new little black cocktail dress ready for a champagne bar night out with the girls and no matter what you do, your nails are just not cutting it on the shiny stakes!  You’re pretty sure you’ve followed all the correct steps - but instead of a beautiful reflective sheen, your nails are looking more like a muddy field!  What do you do? ...In this article, we are going to take a look at the best and most brilliant tips to give your nails a gorgeous high gloss buffed finish to rival any nail salon!  Let’s...

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Do Gel Nails Dry Instantly? How, Why, Method, the Answers!

Do Gel Nails Dry Instantly? How, Why, Method, the Answers!

So, you’ve got a great day or evening planned, maybe to a girly champagne bar, your friend’s hen night, dinner with your significant other, or even just a winter trip to the coast with your fur baby and friends and you really want your nails to look amazing! Perhaps you’re going for a gorgeous midnight blue, dramatic graphite or a ‘goes with my whole life’ cherry shade. Whichever gel colour is currently at the top of your love list, it’s important to make sure your gel nails are completely dry before you head off! So you may be asking yourself...

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