Dipping powder manicures are trending today like never before. The younger generation likes manicures that simultaneously last long and look graceful. So, the proper solution is to go for LDS dip nails. Therefore, the dipping powder procedure has become the favorite of many women worldwide.
Though dipping powder manicures are durable, something can always go wrong if you do not follow the proper procedure. Under such circumstances, you should know how to handle the situation without panicking. The most common dipping powder issues are lifting, cracking, and expanding. Besides, you can encounter problems when removing dipping powder. This blog discusses these issues and recommends ways to troubleshoot them.
Lifting of the nail
Generally, dipping powder sticks to the base coat, which in turn sticks to the nail surface. Therefore, lifting can occur if the dipping powder color does not adhere properly to the nail. One can trace the problem to the prepping stage. One should ensure that the nail surface is clean of all debris, oil, and water before applying the basecoat. That is why experts harp a lot on the preparation process.
Solution – One should be thorough when prepping the nails for the dip powder manicure. You can use a cuticle remover to remove dead skin from the nail surface. Using a grit file can help rough up the nail surface slightly to allow the basecoat to stick to the surface properly. It is better to use a primer before applying the basecoat as it helps to dehydrate the nail. (more…)