So, you’ve bitten the bullet and made the trip to your local nail lady for a shellac manicure. For all the beauty lovers out there, fresh shellac nails are an amazing feeling, but one that’s easily destroyed once you notice a sneaky chip or crack in your otherwise-perfect talons.
Instead of splashing cash each week to maintain those perfect shellac nails, there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure they last that bit longer. Keep on reading to find out our key tips for keeping your shellac manicure in good nick for two to three weeks.
How to Make Your Shellac Nails Last Longer
Your shellac nails should remain shiny and chip-free for 14 to 21 days if you take care of them responsibly. Don’t worry about your day to day activities: taking out keys, working on the computer and (light) cooking are no match for the combination of traditional nail polish and gel polish that is shellac. However, when your days fill up with chores and outdoor fun, remember these important shellac maintenance rules.