How to make press-on nails last longer
To get the most out of your press-ons, the founder of nail brand Glowie, Chloe Zhu, shared her three easy steps with WHO.
- Prepare the nail plate: Starting on clean hands, take a wooden cuticle stick (often provided in press-on kits) and gently push the cuticles back. Take a nail file and lightly buff the surface of the nail. The extra texture allows for better hold.
- Clean the nail: Taking an alcohol pad, swipe over each nail to get rid of any surface oils. According to Chloe, "Moisture is the enemy when it comes to applying press on nails, so make sure that your nails are completely dry before you begin."
- Glue application: When it's time to apply your nails, make sure to be generous with your glue. Apply the glue to the entirety of the nail plate (leaving space between the nail and the skin) and back of the press-on itself. Then, when applying your nails, take it one at a time. Make sure you fit each nail correctly by holding down for a few seconds to ensure proper adherence.
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