What are Press on Nails

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Press-on nails are very popular nails and are now also available everywhere. You can get them easily either from your local marketplace or online. These are pocket-friendly and also could be very expensive. 

Years ago people used to think that press-on nails are ordinary and fake but time has changed now.

Now it is something very special and compulsory in your fashion sense. It gives a booster to your beauty and grooms your look. We all are living in a time where people are very conscious about their looks and appearance. In the world of fashion fake nails are on trend now.


There beneficial part of having press on nails:

There are some reasons that why you should use press on nails…

1.           Because Press-on nails are healthy as they won’t damage your natural nails. It means that when you will pop up them or remove them they won’t cause harm. Just be a little careful while putting them off.

2.            Because they are of different colors and designs. You can choose your favorite color and you also can select the design that will suit your personality very well. This is the best thing that it gives you a lot of range of different shades as well.

3.            Because these are affordable and save your time too.

4.           Because they have a long-lasting quality.

Can you make fake nails or press on nails by yourself?

This is the common question that everyone has in their mind regarding press-on nails. So, the answer is yes of course. As we know we are living in an era where people want everything fast with perfection. Many girls hate to go to the parlor for press-on nails because it takes much time there. And one another reason is that these are expensive there and they don’t want to spend a heavy amount every month.

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So, the good option is to make them by yourself and here is how you can make them. Before jumping on the method let’s see some things that will you need to make them.

The things that you will need to make press on nails:

1.            Nail Display Stand

2.            File

3.            Base Coat

4.            Top Coat

5.            Polish or Gel polish

6.            Decoration kinds of stuff

7.            Full coverage tips

8.            UV lamp

9.            Cuticle pusher

10.          Cuticle oil

11.          Nail trimmer

12.          Art brushes

13.          Gel or Polygel

14.          Glue

Now process of making the Press-on Nails:

Cleaning in must:

First of all clean and clear the area where you are making your press-on nails. Select the area of your house where it will be feasible to make them. This area should be clean and if it is wide also then it will be well and good.

Gather all of your material:

Gather your materials/kinds of stuff that you want to use in making your press-on nails. For example, brushes, nail files, decoration stuff, etc.

Your nails should be clean

Clean your hands now there should be no dust on your hand and also your nails should be clean as well. Now, this is the time where everyone should be aware. If you are hygiene conscious then this step matters a lot for you.

Use your nail stand

Time for your nail stand, So select a good quality nail to stand the magnetic one of good choice. Now place the nails on the stand.

Choosing the right sized nail tips

In the next step, choose the nail tips that fit you the best. Measure the nail tips and do this carefully. Choose and check that these fit each finger. Choose the best size. You can also give them the size of your choice and here in this step, you can size them by nail trimmer.

Trim and file for a smooth shape

When you will trim your nails to put them in the size that you want then these could be rough. So, here you should file the edges to give them a smooth shape. File the edges of nails to make them well-shaped.

Remove the shine

Now remove the shine from your nails and make the top part rough with the help of a nail file.

Apply base coat

The next step is the application of the base coat. Keep in mind that it should be a smooth layer and it should not be a tacky layer. Because it will be not proper.

Time for your favorite color for your press on nails

Now is the time to apply the desired coat of your gel polish color. Apply it all over the nail so it should cover all the area of the nail.

Let the nails Dry

Dry them with a UV lamp and apply a second layer for a better result. And dry them again. It also should be the smoother one.

Design the nails now

This is the favorite part of every girl so, it is mine also. Because girls are the lover of art by nature. They love the colors, shine glamour, etc. In nail art, there are many accessories so that things you can use to decorate your nails. Here, the step is to follow is to design the nails with your desired color or polish.

 There are many decorating things are available in the market like beads shining rapes shiners etc. So, you can use any of them to give your nails the look that you wish.

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Some suggestions are here for decorating your press on nails:

•              Use nail polish so that will make your nail look glamorous and beautiful.

•              You can also go for the nail stamping method because this is more stylish one if you want to look more stylish then this is the best choice for you.

•              The third option is stickers because they are very popular nowadays.

Topcoat/ final touch

Now the step is for the top coat. Apply the topcoat on your nails because that will make it look shiny. And that’s it your press-on nails are ready for the application. Now with the help of glue you can put them on and this will look incredible.

Lastly, we all love nail art and many girls are madly in love with them. The salon treatment could be expensive and it also can take much of your time. This process that to making an appointment then going to the salon and waiting for your number could be exhausting for you. So with the method told above you can make your press-on nails that are easy, fast and pocket friendly

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