Gel nail polish is great! We can pretty much say that no one thinks they’re bad. But what makes them so great? In this article, we are going to share a few facts everyone should know about gel nail polish that makes it so great compared to regular nail polish:

It lasts longer:

If you want gel nails, you get them done at a salon with a UV lamp. A stylish paints your nails with gel polish, then cures them under the lamp for 30 seconds to two minutes. Then she applies another coat of color and cures it again. 

That’s repeated until your nails are covered in a thick layer of color, with no chips or nicks. And that layer can last up to three weeks without chipping or peeling.

It dries faster than regular polish:

We have been known to accidentally smear our nail polish on the way from the bathroom back to our desk (whoops). If we are doing our nails with regular polish, we have to wait about 30 minutes for it to dry before we can do anything else with our hands. 

With gel nails, it dries in seconds, so we can paint them right before bed and still not ruin our sheets (or anything else).

It’s less damaging than acrylics and other extensions:

Gel polish isn’t applied directly on top of your natural nail like some other extensions; instead, a base coat is painted on first and then cured under the lamp. The gel polish is then applied over the base coat and cured under

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