Welcome back to another blog post, I want to believe a lot of ladies can relate to this topic. I am here to enlighten you on the reasons why your dip powder nails are hurting and how to prevent them from hurting.
It is not normal for your nails to hurt after doing dip powder and it is important for you find the root of the pain. If the pain is severe I will advise taking off the dip powder nails immediately.
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Some of The Reasons Your Nails Hurt After Doing Dip Nails
- Inferior products: If you are using low quality brands, there is a high chance that the components of the product are hurting your nails and it can eventually lead to damaging your nails. The products used on your nails is worth investing in.
- Too much filing: damages the nail bed making it weak, thin and more fragile. Ensure you only remove the top layer of your nails whilst filling as anything more than that will hurt you. If you remove several layers of your nails the dip powder can penetrate to the skin underneath your finger nails causing serious damage.
- A thin nail bed: If you have a thin or weak nail bed you are prone to get hurt after fixing a dip powder nails. As your nails might not be strong enough for the weight of the dip powder. I will advise waiting for it to get stronger before fixing dip powder nails.
- Pushed back cuticles: I personally do not recommend pushing back your cuticles, if at all it has to be done it should be done moderately. When this is overdone, it is going to lead to pain and hurt.
- Improper application: Ensure that the dip powder is being applied properly and neatly. Avoid applying the primmer and bond on your skin cause once it touches your skin there is a likelihood that you will feel pain.
- Poor removal technique: This is a major reason why your dip nails could be hurting. A lot people are in a hurry to remove their dip nails so the apply so much force and pressure whilst removing their dip nails which can cause damage.
- Previous injury: if you fix your dip powder nails after knowing you have injuries around your nails it will lead to pain. I will advise waiting for your injuries to heal completely before fixing dip powder nails.
Here is How To Remove Your Dip Nails Without Hurt
- File off the top layer of your nails to remove the top coat.
- Soak your nails in a bowl of acetone for about thirty minutes.
- Or you can soak cotton balls into acetone and then place on finger nails and finally wrap it with thin aluminium foil for about thirty minutes.
- The dip powder should have softened by then, you can file your nails again to remove any stubborn dip powder nails left.
- Apply moisturizer once all ten dip powder nails are off.
Ways to Prevent Your Dip Powder From Hurting
- If you have to push your cuticle it should be done moderately, the only reason why you should push back your cuticles are: if it is thick, damaged or overgrown.
- You should only apply moisturizer after the application of dip powder. Because if you apply it before application it makes the skin around your nails and your actual nails softer. The softer your skin is the more sensitive it is making it prone to pain.
- Avoid using a lot of tools around your nails to prevent abrasions that will hurt especially if any chemicals in the products being used touches it.
Get Your Dip Powder Nails Done Without Hurt
- Get a manicure without using any form of paint the day before you get dip powder.
- Make use of dehydrating solution after manicure and make sure it has dried properly by waiting for at least two minutes.
- Prime your nails properly before dipping.
A Way To Treat A Painful Dip Powder Nails
You Will Need:
- A big bowl of hot water (hot enough to do the trick but not burn you).
- A soft nail brush, you can use a tooth brush as a substitute.
- Clean, dry towel.
- Hair dryer.
- Pour soap into the bowl of hot water.
- Dip hands into the bowl and allow to soak.
- Try to move hands around s that the water can remove the cuticle oil.
- Gently brush nails to remove cuticle oil and dip powder chemicals.
- Do this for about twenty minutes until the pain subsides.
- Dry your hands with your clean, dry towel.
- With your hairdryer on low heat and low speed, evaporate the remains chemicals from your nails.
You should feel better after following the steps above. If the pain persists take some painkillers, if that does not work please remove the dip powder nails to prevent any further damage to your natural nails.
I hope you have learnt something from today’s blog post. Now you know how to subside pains that occur due to fixing of dip powder nails. After this blog post I hope I will not get any more questions on “why do my nails hurt after dip powder?” Let me know what you will like to see next on the blog in the comment section. Thank you for reading to the end.