The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide

Press-on nails have become a game-changer in the world of nail art, offering convenience, affordability, and endless style options. Whether you're a seasoned pro or trying them for the first time, mastering the application process can ensure a flawless and long-lasting manicure. Follow these simple steps to achieve salon-worthy nails in the comfort of your own home. 

 

 

Having the necessary and right tools! 

All our press-on nails came with the nail tool kit to simplifies the application process and ensures you have everything you need for a successful manicure. After conducting thorough testing on all available nail tabs in the market, we've meticulously selected the strongest option so you don't need to go through the hassle.

 

Application

Ensuring that your press-on nails stay intact for up to two weeks primarily depends on how well you apply them and the adhesive method you use. If you're relying solely on adhesive tabs for attachment, there are several steps you can take to maximize their longevity:

 

 

1. File and Shape: Hold the nail file at a slight angle under the edge of your nail, starting at one side and moving towards the center. Use gentle, smooth strokes in one direction to shape the nail to your desired length and shape.

2. Push Back Cuticles: Use a cuticle pusher to push back your cuticles before applying the press-on nails. This ensures a smooth surface for better adhesion and helps prevent premature lifting.

3. Buff and Shape: Gently buff the surface of your nails to create a slightly rough texture. This helps the adhesive tabs adhere better to your natural nails. Additionally, shape your nails to fit the press-ons precisely, as this reduces the chances of lifting or peeling.
4. Wipe and clean: Start by thoroughly cleaning your natural nails and removing any oils or residue. Use a gentle nail polish remover to ensure the surface is clean and dry. This step is crucial for promoting strong adhesion.

5. Choose the Right Size Tabs: Select adhesive tabs that match the size of your nails closely. Avoid using tabs that are too large, as they may not adhere properly and can cause lifting. Take the time to find the perfect fit for each nail.

6. Apply Tabs Correctly: Carefully peel off the backing from the adhesive tabs and apply them to your natural nails. Press down firmly on the center of each tab, then smooth outwards towards the edges to eliminate air bubbles and ensure a secure bond.

🌟 Angle and Press On🌟 When applying the press-on nails, hold them at a 45-degree angle and gently press them onto your natural nails, starting from the cuticle and pushing back towards the end of the nail bed. Apply firm pressure for a few seconds to ensure they're securely attached.

Avoid Excessive Moisture: Exposure to water and moisture can weaken the adhesive and cause the press-on nails to lift. Try to minimize activities that involve prolonged exposure to water, such as washing dishes without gloves or soaking in hot baths.

Removal

How to remove press on nails? Removing press-on nails with tabs is a breeze, and the best part is they're reusable!

  1. Gently Lift the Edges: Use the pointed end of the stick to gently lift the edges of the press-on nails. Start at one corner and work your way around the nail, being careful not to damage your natural nails.

  2. Apply Oil or Acetone: If the press-on nails are adhered firmly, you can apply a small amount of cuticle oil or acetone around the edges to help loosen the adhesive.

  3. Wiggle and Lift: Once the edges are lifted, gently wiggle the press-on nail back and forth while lifting it upwards. Avoid pulling forcefully, as this can damage your natural nails.

  4. Cleanse Your Nails: After removing the press-on nails, cleanse your natural nails with soap and water to remove any remaining adhesive residue.

  5. Moisturize: Apply a nourishing cuticle oil or hand cream to hydrate and nourish your nails and cuticles after removal.

 

 

Consider Nail Glue

If you find that adhesive tabs alone aren't providing enough durability, you may want to consider using nail glue as an additional bonding agent. Apply a small amount of nail glue to your natural nails before attaching the press-on nails for extra strength and longevity.

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