Step-by-Step Guide to Curing Gel Press On Nails

There will be a tool kit included when you buy gel press on nails from Chuan Chuan 

Now take out all the necessary tools, let's dive into the curing process:

  1. Prep Your Natural Nails: Start by removing any existing nail polish and shaping your natural nails with a file. Gently buff the surface of your nails using a nail buffer to create a smooth canvas.

  2. Apply Gel Primer: Apply a thin layer of gel primer to your natural nails, ensuring to cover the entire nail surface. Let it air dry or cure under the LED or UV lamp for a few seconds until it becomes tacky.

  3. Apply Gel Base Coat: Proceed by applying a thin layer of gel base coat to your natural nails, carefully avoiding the cuticles. Ensure complete coverage and cure under the LED or UV lamp as per the gel polish instructions.

  4. Select and Apply Gel Press On Nails: Choose the gel press on nails that fit your natural nail size and shape. Apply a small amount of nail glue or adhesive to the back of the press on nail and gently press it onto your natural nail, starting from the cuticle and working towards the tip. Hold it in place for a few seconds to ensure a secure bond.

  5. Cure Under a Lamp: Once you've carefully applied the gel press on nails, it's time to cure them for a long-lasting finish. Place your hand with the gel press on nails under the LED or UV lamp. Follow the recommended curing time provided with the gel nail polish to ensure optimal results.

  6. Apply Gel Top Coat: After curing the gel press on nails, apply a thin layer of gel top coat to seal everything in place and provide extra protection. Make sure to cover the entire surface area and cure once again under the LED or UV lamp for the recommended amount of time.

  7. Finishing Touches: Once the gel top coat is cured, use alcohol wipes to remove any residue and ensure a clean and glossy finish. Gently buff the edges of the nails for a seamless look. Your gel press on nails are now ready to shine!

With these simple steps, you can cure your gel press on nails like a pro, achieving a salon-worthy finish that will last for weeks. Remember to be patient and follow the instructions provided by the gel polish manufacturer for the best results. Enjoy your gorgeous nails and embrace the convenience of gel press on nails as a stylish and low-maintenance alternative to traditional salon manicures.

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