What is semi-permanent gel polish?

Unlike a classic nail polish, semi-permanent gel polish allows you to have an impeccable, high-shine manicure and pedicure for up to 3 weeks. Toady, the nail supply expert Maryton will show you what is semi-permanent gel polish. Keep reading!

This semi-permanent product is formulated with a colored acrylic gel which hardens on the nails after passing under a UV LED lamp. The color gel varnish is ultra-resistant and does not flake, which allows you to obtain an intact result for several weeks without carrying out color touch-ups or top coats.

Often used by professionals because it is ideal for pretty nail art, semi-permanent varnish requires a slightly more technical application than a classic varnish. But by following a few tips, it is entirely possible to install and remove it on a small budget without resorting to a professional.

Disposable Individually Packed Nail Manicure Sets
Disposable Individually Packed Nail Manicure Sets

But there are some important points to know: 

  • Purchase of materials: During your first manicure with semi-permanent varnish, it will be important to obtain all the necessary accessories for a successful application. For this you need a UV LED lamp, a file and a cuticle pusher, a cleanser, a base coat, a top coat, a buffing block, a remover and inevitably a semi-permanent varnish.
  • Longer and more delicate removal technique: After several weeks, it is time for the stage of removing the semi-permanent varnish which can often be frightening since it is necessary to know the right method in order to regain nails healthy natural.
  • The long-lasting gel formula can weaken the nails during too many successive applications: As with all nail products, too regular applications of colored semi-permanent varnish can weaken your nails. This is why it is advisable not to overuse them in order to let them breathe. You can also perform a moisturizing treatment after each application and daily to strengthen the structure of your nail.

Hoping that this article has pleased you and will give you ideas! In addition, I recommend investing in some manicure sets to care for your nails.

Read also: What is the difference between files and polishers?


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