How To Customise Your Press On Nails

Press on nails have become a trendy and convenient option for achieving fabulous manicures without the hassle of a salon visit. However, sometimes you might want to personalise your press on nails to match your unique style or the occasion. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to achieve perfectly customised press on nails.

Step 1: Choose Your Nail Shape

The first step in customising your press on nails is selecting the nail shape that best suits your style. Popular shapes include square, round, oval, almond, and coffin. Each shape offers a different look and vibe, so choose the one that resonates with you.

Step 2: Prep Your Nails

Before you start cutting or filing your press on nails, ensure your natural nails are clean and free from any old polish. Gently push back your cuticles using a cuticle pusher, and lightly buff the surface of your nails to create a grip for your press on nails.

Step 3: Measure and Trim

Hold each press on nail over your natural nail to determine the appropriate size. Use nail clippers to trim the press on nail if it's too long for your natural nail bed. Trim a little at a time to avoid overcutting. Remember, it's easier to trim more later than to fix an overly short press on nail.

Step 4: File for Shape

Once you've trimmed the press on nails to the desired length, it's time to shape them. Use a nail file to carefully shape the edges of the press on nails. File in one direction to prevent splitting or damage.

Step 5: Smooth the Edges

After filing, run a nail buffer along the edges of the press on nails to smooth out any roughness and create a seamless transition between the nail and the press on. This step ensures a natural and polished look.

Optional: Seal and Finish

To ensure your customised press on nails last as long as possible, apply a clear topcoat over the entire nail surface. This will help seal the filed edges and prevent any lifting. Allow the topcoat to dry completely before you go about your day.

Remember, practice makes perfect, so don't be discouraged if your first attempt isn't perfect. With time and experimentation, you'll become a pro at customising your press on nails to suit any occasion or mood.

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