Cosmetics have improved to such an extent that different types of nail manicures are possible. In the olden days, there was the conventional nail polish manicure alone. Today, you have various procedures like gel nail polish, dip powder manicures, acrylic nails, gel nail extensions, and many more.
So, there are bound to be comparisons between different types of manicures to decide which is ideally suited for the individual. This article compares classical nail polish and gel nail polish.
Classical Nail Polish or Gel Nail Polish
The classical nail polish
The most exciting aspect of the classical nail manicure is that it is the easiest. Anyone can do the manicure at home without any specific training. Here is the procedure in brief.
The nail technician starts by removing the existing nail polish layers by filing or soaking them in acetone, depending on the type of manicure. Washing your nails properly is the next step. Finally, your nails need some massaging if they appear sore. Then, the technician proceeds to apply the nail polish basecoat, nail polish, and the topcoat layers. The exciting feature of the conventional nail manicure is that it does not require a UV lamp to cure the nail polish layers. However, that is a significant drawback because the nail polish takes a long time to dry.
The advantage of having a classical nail polish manicure is that it is convenient to apply and remove it whenever needed. So, you can remove the old nail color and use another one at any time. (more…)