Nails For You Oshawa ON | Shopping Center | Manicure, Eyelash, Waxing

Nail salon For You Oshawa ON - Shopping Center - Manicure, EyelashWaxing : Nothing would make you feel loved by pampering yourself with a perfect set of nails. Visit us today!  A fresh manicure is a perfect way to add a little something extra to your outfit.

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Address : Oshawa Centre, 419 King Street West, Oshawa, Ontario L2K 1J5 Canada

How Long Does a Dip Powder Manicure Last?

Dip powder nails can last anywhere from two weeks to a month depending on how hard you are on your nails (and how willing you are to deal with your nails growing in a bit at the base). If you do your own nails, this is great because it means less time dedicated to a gorgeous nail look. And, if you get your dip powders done, it means less money in the long run because they don’t require as much maintenance.

How Do You Remove Dip Powder Nails?

Remember: You never want to pick or peel your dip powder off. Instead, gently file the topcoat of your nails with a classic nail file and then soak them in pure acetone (not nail polish remover) for 15 minutes. From there, the dip should flake off for safe removal. If the dip doesn't easily flake off from there, don't force it. Picking and peeling at your dip powder is a recipe for disaster and can cause serious damage to your nails. See our complete guide to removing your dip powder at home here.

Is Dip Powder Safe For Your Nails?

Overall, yes. As mentioned in the drawbacks section, there are pros and cons to every nail treatment. In addition to what was mentioned there, when considering dip powder is to evaluate the health of your nails first. When DIY-ing, you never want to dip into a fresh pot if you have any sort of nail fungus going on. What’s more, not to share your powder with other people in your household unless you’re pouring it into their own separate container. This will nix the likelihood of any infections arising as a result. Like any nail service, back-to-back dip powder use can weaken your nails, so it's best to give your nails at least a week of recovery between services (and even more time in-between if you notice your nails are brittle, peeling, or chipping).


Take manicure breaks to allow time for regrowth