Question: What can I use instead of gel base coat?

1- Use White Nail Polish A plain solid white nail polish can be used as a base coat. The white color helps to show up the color of your nail polish and prevent your nails natural color from showing through.

What can I use if I dont have a base coat?

You can use clear nail polish if you dont have a base coat. Apply a thin, even coat of clear nail polish being sure to leave a gap between the polish, and the cuticle. Be sure to apply polish to the tip, and edge of your nails too.

Can you do gel nails without base coat?

If you are new to gel polish, you should know that the base coat is not optional. You need it so the gel polish will properly adhere to your nail. If the base coat touches the cuticle it can cause lifting and your gel polish manicure will not last as long.

Do you really need gel base coat?

Using a good base coat is more important with gel polish than with a regular nail polish. The base coat is what helps the gel bind with your natural nail, and this will ensure that your gel nails last as long as possible.

What goes first bonder or base coat?

Nail Bonders are considered as a type of nail primer, meaning that they are one of the first coats applied to your nails. Some brands of nail bonders work like a base coat meaning they use similar ingredients like nail polish.

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