How to make your varnish last?

Have you also ever experienced a crazy amount of time spent on applying your nail polish, but it, after only a few days, begins to flake off? Annoying isn’t it? If this is your case, here are some tips to finally know how to make your nail polish last!

Choose your nail polish carefully

Avoid quick-drying varnishes. Although they are practical, they are much less resistant. Indeed, this type of drying does not allow the different components to organize themselves optimally. We can only encourage you to turn to natural varnishes which, because of their composition, are for the most part much more beneficial for the nails.

Clean your nails well

To prolong the life of the varnish on your nails, you need clean hands beforehand. Without residue of greasy substances, the varnish will be able to adhere better to the nail. You can also file lightly the surface of your nails with a nail file so that the varnish sticks better. A movement always in the same direction is more than enough.

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drop a base

The base is a must to extend the life of your varnish. It is applied before the varnish and you need to apply a thin layer. On the side of the nail, it helps it to better grip the color and protects it from pigments.

Apply varnish

Before any application, remember to shake your bottle well. In this way, you make the liquid more homogeneous. Apply the first coat of varnish, then let it dry for about fifteen minutes. Then, repeat the operation. Depending on the opacity of your polish, especially for very light ones, you may need to apply a third coat.

Strengthen the hold

Last step: we use a top coat. It is a layer of transparent varnish which allows you to varnish the nail and make it more resistant to shock. Moreover, it is also recommended to add a new coat every two or three days to camouflage small imperfections and prolong the varnish. After putting on your top, wait about fifteen minutes before you can resume using your ten fingers.

Protect your hands with gloves

Finally, for a nail polish that holds really well, you have to protect your hands! These are all the same parts of the body that are most in contact with different materials and textures. Your nails are therefore much more likely to be damaged. So put on your gloves!

With these few tips to prolong the hold of your nail polish, you are now well-honed for a successful home manicure. This article was created from the article of the famous brand of Maryton. Visit our website to discover more manicure sets! Hoping that these steps have inspired you and that they will make you want to try!

Read also:How to match the varnish of the feet and the hands?

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