What are Shellac Nails?
We all know how annoying it is when nail polish gets chipped and smudged. Shellac offers the benefits of a salon nail treatment while completely preserving the natural nail. Applied like nail polish straight from the bottle, it dries almost instantly under UV light and lasts for 2 weeks.
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Shellac is the bold new face of nail technology. A stunning high-gloss polish, it offers the convenience of traditional nail polish along with chip-resistant strength and bonding.
If you yearn for natural-looking nails but insist on resilient length and shine then you’re ready for Shellac!
Who is Shellac least suited for?
Those looking to lengthen their nails. You cannot use Shellac to create a longer nail although it can be applied on top of acrylics . Also, Shellac isn’t for clients with extremely damaged nail beds, split or peeling nails. It is best to get on a corrective program with your manicurist before thinking about Shellac. If your nail is peeling off, it will take Shellac with it.
How is Shellac different from the traditional polish manicure?
Typical nail polish dries by evaporation, which means your manicure is not cured until 2-3 hours after your service. Think about it – most of your manicure time is spent waiting for polish to dry.
But Shellac is cured by UV light, and within minutes. Your nails are completely dry by the time your manicure is over, and strong enough to withstand accidental knocks. It acts like a plasticized coating, suitable as a long lasting polish.
How is a Shellac service different from traditional nail enhancements (fake nails)?
Drills are never used or needed with Shellac, and removal does not leave nails dry, thin, possibly torn.
Can you apply Shellac at home?
No, Shellac can only be applied by a licensed, trained manicurist. Improper tools or techniques will give a less than desirable result with Shellac.