How to Make Press On Nails Last Longer

If you're a fan of having beautiful and stylish nails, but don't want to spend a fortune at the salon, press on nails are a great option. Press on nails are a quick and easy way to get a professional looking manicure at home. However, they can sometimes fall off or chip easily, leaving you with a less-than-perfect manicure. Here are some tips to help your press on nails last longer:

1. Clean your nails before applying press on nails

Before applying press on nails, make sure your natural nails are clean and dry. Use nail polish remover to remove any oils or residue from your nails, and make sure to use the alcohol pad provided to wipe your nails before you start applying. This will help the press on nails adhere better and last longer.

2. Use nail glue instead of adhesive tabs

While adhesive tabs are convenient, they don't provide as strong of a hold as nail glue. Nail glue is designed to bond the press on nail to your natural nail and can last up to two weeks. Apply an even layer of nail glue to your press on nail, and spread evenly with the nozzle before placing the press on nail on top.

3. Choose the right fit for each nail

To make sure your press on nails look natural and fit your nail shape, make sure you pick nails that fit the width of your nail bend and don't overlap onto your skin.

If you feel like the press on nail is pinching your nail, this is because your nail bed has a flatter shape than the press on. Simply squeeze the press on nail between your fingers to flatten it slightly before applying it to your natural nail for a more comfortable fit.

4. Avoid water for the first hour

After applying the press on nails, avoid getting your hands wet for at least one hour. Water can weaken the adhesive and cause the press on nails to fall off. If you need to wash your hands, use gloves or be extra careful to keep the press on nails dry.

5. Be gentle with your nails

Try to avoid using your nails to open things or pick at objects. This can cause the press on nails to loosen or even fall off. Use your fingertips instead of your nails and be gentle with your hands.

6. Use a topcoat

Applying a clear topcoat to your press on nails can help protect them from chipping and make the colour last longer.

By following these tips, you can enjoy beautiful, long-lasting press on nails in the comfort of your own home.

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