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Is there any way to make your nail polish last longer?

When I paint my nails, the nail polish starts to chip less than a day later. Is there a way to make it last longer?

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Clean your nails, then buff them, then apply a base coat of nail polish.

A base coat is not the same thing as a top coat. Avoid buying products that claim to be a two-in-one base coat/top coat. Each coat has a separate purpose and should use different ingredients to get the job done. Base coats should be dry matte or dull. They should also dry relatively quickly.

Not too thick because it’s much more effective to paint 3 or 4 thin coats than 2 thick coats.

Apply a clear top coat. The top coat will help keep your nail polish from chipping, fading and will give your nails beautiful shine. Reapply the top coat daily or every other day to protect your nails.

Let them dry – Nail polish appears to dry within 10-15 minutes, however, it actually takes a good 45 minutes for the polish to bond well with your nails.

A better brand would be a great help also.

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My wife puts clear polish over her nail a couple of days after she gets them done. Try that. Might actually do something

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Yes, nail hardner or clear polish. If you put in on as soon as your polish dries and then every 2-3 days as a way to freshen up your polish.

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Get a shellac manicure. Lasts a lot longer than a regular manicure.

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Don't bite your nails ;)

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That clear stuff that makes it last longer...

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I do about 3-4 thick layers of clear polish on top of what I painted. I file a lot at work so it helps so keep them longer.

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Sometimes the brand of nail polish helps too. The cheaper, no-name brands will chip faster than, say, Sally hansen. I always use Sally, she's the best!!

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You could apply more than one layer. That's what I do and they last for over a year.

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So your nails don't ever grow?
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Well of course they do. But I bite my nails
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Shellac nail enamel is the best manicure, polish sets on with a light. Stays for around 2 weeks

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A coat of clear nail polish probably

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Wear rubber gloves when doing any cleaning - household cleaners & soaps & detergents are hard on them. Also, don't use your nails as tools - for example, to pry open ring-top cans - use a butter knife or screwdriver instead.

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Use a base coat, your color coat and then your top coat of clear hard as nails. Let it dry between layers and completely before doing anything.

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Try shellac it is uv cured polish it's 2 week wear zero drying time and chip free guaranteed!!

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Yes, this way starts before you even put the polish on your nails. This trick is to store your nail polish in the fridge! Interesting right!?! The cool surroundings in the fridge makes the ingredient of better nail polish consistency!

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use a top coat and good quality nail polish.

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Use a top coat and base coat.. And just don't by crappy polish

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The nail polish brand "Orly" doesn't chip for days. Great polish.

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