Are Shellac Nail Polishes Good or Bad?

Typical nail paint dries by volatilization. It means your manicure is not cured until three hours after your service. Many manicure waste time for waiting for nail polish to dry. But Shellac Nail Polishes is cured within minutes by UV light. Your fingernails or toenails are entirely dry by the time your manicure is over. Shellac Nail Polishes acts like a coating of plastic, suitable as a long lasting nail paint.

Everyone would like their nail paint to last 2 or 3 weeks without peeling, flaking or chipping. Shellac Nail Polish is a very good and special nail polish which is combined with a gel that is supposed to give you with this kind of long-lasting outcome.  Shellac is brand name of product which is developed by CND (Creative Nail Design). The Shellac nail polish may only be applied and bought by a licensed salon. Like other product there are do-it-yourself versions that may be bought via internet.

Shellac Nail Polishes Good or Bad

Our suggestion: go to a salon and get a Shellac nail polish manicure at the salon and see what your fingernail tech does sharply each step of the method. If you are confuse you may do it yourself, so it is recommended don’t spend the money at salon. But if you like it and would like to take the time to research it, go to salon! How it is used on nails?

Shellac Nail Polish is applied with the use of brush on various coats of the gel / polish but between each coat, nails are dried with the use of a UV light.  Other polish manicures are applied in only 2-step. First, a polish substance is used for the nail that is shaped and filed. Second, the nail polish follows to add favorite color. However, the Shellac Nail Polish has associated these 2 steps by repeatedly having the expert layer the gel and polish combination on finger and toe nail.

Shellac Nail Polish is not as pernicious for the nails as acrylic nails or gel nails. Both Acrylics and Gels are absolutely pernicious on the nails. Professionally done is not only to keep finger nails looking nice.  Shellac Nail Polish can be removed by using an acetone wrap to the fingertips and nails to soften the nail paint so it can be filed and scraped off.

Who is Shellac Nail Polish best suited for?

Shellac Nail Polish is not suited for individuals who have peeling, split or damaged nails. Your nails must be healthy while applying this Nail Polish.

A polish manicure consists of Induration a gel on nail top with the use of a UV-A light. The substance is then shaved and sculpted down until a smooth surface is achieved, and then paint is applied. With the use of harmful UV-A lights, polish manicures need nails and fingers to be soaked in pure acetone to reduce the gel residue.

Photo credit: Lisa

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