Nail polish powder, revolution or not?

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Nail polish powder, revolution or not?

What is it ?

Also called " dip powder », The nail polish powder consists of fine particles of acrylic. Often used by pros in salons, it allows for all kinds of effects on the nails: a matte finish, a touch of glitter, a nice gradient, a metallic rendering etc.

Unlike a classic nail polish, it applies consistently to a fairly thick base and is covered witha top coat specific. Can not use it with your usual base and top coat if you already have one! Its main assets? Avoid smudging and offer an outfit close enough to semi-permanent, twenty days about, but without having to put his hands under a UV lamp.

How to apply it correctly

The first step is to apply a base on thenail,very thick, on which the particles of varnish will come hang on. It is important to apply the base with the most precision and regularity possible to get an ultra-sharp rendering.

Once the base is applied, all you have to do is plunge the nail into the potty containing the powdered polish particles. The powder will settle on the previously applied base. Then remove the excess material with a brushand fold the nail once or twice as necessary until the desired intensity is achieved.

After removing the excess material with the brush, apply the coat of top coat then polish the nail to obtain a smooth and clean surface. Finally, apply a final layer of top coat finish.

Is it adopted or not?

Its strengths: it offers the same outfit as a semi-permanent nail polish, without having to put his hand on a UV lamp. The application is a little more fun than with a classic nail polish.

Its weak points: you have to be expert enough to obtain a satisfactory result. In addition, the powder coating is only removed with pure acetonewhich is quite aggressive for the nails.

Where to buy it? On Amazon, with the brand Kiara Sky for example.

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