Quick Answer: Why Does My Gel Polish Peel Off?

Usually gel nails peel for a number of reasons.

One of them being that the polish has gotten on the cuticle.

Always ensure that you stay at least 1/16 away from walls and cuticle to ensure it doesn’t get on cuticles.

Also another reason being the polish has been applied to thick.

How do I stop my gel nails from peeling?

Paint a thin line on the tip of the nail, this is really what helps the polish from peeling. Another view, of just running the brush with the gel on it across the top of the nail. Then cure for the amount of time the strengthening gel calls for. Next paint your first coat of color and then cure under the light.

Why do my gel nails keep lifting?

The reason being is, any dust and debris caused by the buffing needs to be removed. If it stays under the gel polish then you might get lifting. So use a lint free wipe and 91% alcohol to clean up those nails. Before you apply the gel polish you’re going to need to dehydrate the nails using primer.

How do you make gel polish last longer?

Once you’re rocking a gorgeous gel manicure, follow the hacks below to make them last as long as possible.

  • Avoid Too-Hot Water.
  • Add Additional Top Coat.
  • Scribble Over Chips.
  • Push Back Your Cuticles.
  • Apply Nail Oil.
  • Wear Rubber Gloves When Cleaning.
  • Add Reverse Ombre Glitter Tips.