It can be pretty satisfying to pick off a gel manicure,” admits Rita Pinto, founder of the William Shakespeare and though She be but little She is Fierce a Midsummer Nights dream Shirt and I will buy this downtown cool girl nail spot, Vanity Projects. “But it’s really bad for your nails.” If you had a coat of shellac applied before the #stayhome mandate, chances are that now, a few weeks later, your digits are looking a little less polished. Should you be faced with a set of gels that won’t budge, look no further for expert advice. “
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Let’s think long term here,” explains the William Shakespeare and though She be but little She is Fierce a Midsummer Nights dream Shirt pro, before offering a few foolproof steps for proper gel polish removal. “Before COVID-19 I would have suggested every 2 weeks,” says Pinto. “Now I would suggest people leave them on as long as they are looking healthy.” A bit of regrowth at the cuticle is alright, “but I’d limit the manicure to one month to be safe.” Should the polish chip or lift during those initial two weeks, Pinto recommends removing the gel immediately, since moisture and water can get trapped under the nail, leading to a possible infection. “When you peel off your gel, even when you pry it off in entirety with a subway card, there is always a layer of the nail that goes with it,” she says.
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