different nail techniques

Different nail techniques

Follow this guide to discover the nail technique that is made for you…

When you go for nail art, there are different types of tips you can choose from. In this article, we’ll explore the different options offered, to help you make an decision for your next manicure session.

  • Acrylic nails

Acrylic nails are made by mixing an acrylic powder with a monomer liquid to form a paste that hardens when exposed to air. Acrylic nails offer great strength and durability, and they can be easily molded into any desired shape and length. In addition, they are relatively affordable and suitable for most people.

  • UV gel nails

UV gel nails are another popular option for nail art. This technique uses a specially formulated gel that hardens under a UV lamp. Gel nails provide a natural, shiny finish, and they’re known for their lightweight, flexible look. They are often preferred by those looking for a more natural and subtle look. They also require regular maintenance to maintain their appearance and durability. You want to start gel nails, read our article on getting started with gel nails.

  • Polygel nails

Polygel nails are a relatively new option in the nail art market. They combine the advantages of acrylic and UV gel nails. Polygel is a hybrid material that offers both the ease of handling of acrylic and the lightness of UV gel. It cures using a UV lamp, while allowing more precise application and slower drying to achieve the desired shape and style. Polygel nails provide a natural, long-lasting finish. Watch our video how to use Polygel.

  • Resin nails

Resin nails are an alternative to acrylic, providing an odorless solution for nail art. Resin is a powder and liquid based material that hardens when mixed. Resin nails are renowned for their natural look and strength. However, they may require regular maintenance to prevent peeling and maintain their durability. You want to start resin nails, read our article on getting started with dip powder nails.


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