Dip Powder Chemical Structure

What is Dip Powder Made Of?

It’s important to do all of your research before investing your hard-earned money into anything, especially when it comes to a product that is applied to your body. 
April 17, 2022 — Fairy Glamor
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Can You Use a Gel Top Coat Over Dip Powder Nails?

Can You Use a Gel Top Coat Over Dip Powder Nails?

Dip powder nails can be daunting if you don’t know where to start (or how to finish). A manicure that’ll last you an entire month sounds great, but how do you get there? Or, if you’re a pro at applying dip powder, how do you protect it? Keep reading to find out more.
March 05, 2022 — Fairy Glamor
Nail tech building a nail with white acrylic on a nail form

What is the Best Acrylic Nail Brush Size for a Beginner?

Learning to do your own acrylic nails can be an exciting and adventurous experience. Whether you just want to save some money by doing your nails at home instead of at the salon or want to become a professional nail tech, you need to know the right kind of brush to use for your acrylics.
October 20, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
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Nail tech painting red gel polish

Are Gel Nails Bad for You?

Nail gel is one of the hottest manicure techniques around and has been for decades. However, many people wonder if gel polish is actually safe to use on your nails… is gel actually bad for your natural nails?
October 17, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
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Can Chrome Powder be Used on Regular Nail Polish?

Can Chrome Powder be Used on Regular Nail Polish?

Mirror, iridescent, and shimmery nails have been among the top players in the nail trends of 2021 and will continue to be famous for years to come. In order to get this beloved effect, a special product called “chrome powder” is used… but can chrome powder be used on regular nail polish for that infamous shimmer?
October 12, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
White Acrylic Nail Powder

What is Polymer Powder for Nails?

If you’ve ever heard the term “polymer powder,” you might be super confused. The term sounds like something fancy used in a scientist’s lab (and in some cases, it is), but what the heck does it have to do with nails?

No worries! Keep reading to learn more about polymer powder and what exactly it is.

October 08, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
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Applying a bead of clear acrylic to the nail

What Can You Use Instead of Monomer for Acrylic Nails?

Acrylic nails are a fun and freeing way to up your manicure game. Not only can you choose the color and finish of your nails like with regular nail polish, but you can also design your own shape and length to your tastes… but what happens when you run out of monomer liquid?
October 08, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
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Cute Pink Medium Square Manicure Nail Art

Why Do My Nails Hurt After Dip Powder?

Dip powder (also known as SNS) has been on the market for a few years now and is only gaining popularity, especially as a DIY service. However, doing your own nails doesn’t always turn out right; why do your nails hurt after a dip powder service?

Keep reading to find out potential reasons for the pain and how to get rid of it.

October 05, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
Woman dipping her nails into black dip powder

How Many Coats of Dip Powder Do You Need for Your Nails?

If you’re new to DIY nails, you’re probably looking to expand your horizons to dip nails. Dipping is a quick and straightforward way to get a long-lasting manicure, but how many layers of dip powder do you need for best results?

Keep reading to find out!

October 01, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
Medium Square Green Acrylic Nails

Can You Paint Acrylic Nails with Normal Nail Polish?

If you’re on the quest for the perfect manicure like the rest of us, you’ve probably tried and tested all the methods of nail adornment; acrylics, gel polish, dip powder, and regular nail polish… but what if you used both acrylic and nail polish? Can it be done?
October 01, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
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Short square dusty rose manicure with accent nail

Can You Use Normal Acrylic Powder for Dip Nails?

Having a stunning manicure can be a game-changer in your self-confidence levels. When your nails look great, you feel like you’re ready to take on anything. Acrylic and dip powder are both ways to up your mani game… but can you use acrylic powder for dip nails?
September 28, 2021 — Fairy Glamor
doing nails without activator

Can You Do Dip Nails Without Activator?

Dip nails are a fun and unique way to upgrade your standard manicure from boring, messy, and easily chipped nail polish. There are hundreds of colors and finishes to choose from, and the process is pretty straightforward for each of them. However, there are a few steps for application--mainly, activator--that tends to confuse new users.
September 24, 2021 — Sydney Howe