Do you have short nails?
Whether it's out of necessity (work, a passion, etc.), out of habit, stress (in other words you're biting yourself), or through lack of nail strength (brittle, ridged, soft nails, etc.). ), some girls have short nails and that's a fact.
It's time to accept it and see what you can do with these nails!
It doesn't matter, even with short nails you can take care of them and make them as pretty as possible.
So YES, semi-permanent varnish on short nails is entirely possible.
Romane in this article will give you the 4 actions to adopt to beautify the tips of your fingers and especially the 3 actions to never do to avoid damaging your nails.
The 4 small everyday actions to adopt when using semi-permanent varnish on short nails
4 tips for having beautiful short nails
Moisturize your short nails
To have beautiful short nails and be able to adopt semi-permanent varnish, it is important to moisturize them well every day, like your face or hands.
You can apply cuticle treatment or even castor oil to make them grow faster!
An article on this subject: What are the everyday actions to adopt to have beautiful hands?
Know how to highlight your short nails with semi-permanent varnish
For some women having short nails is a choice! It is possible to have short, well-manicured nails with semi-permanent nail polish.
In any case, never neglect your nails, it is daily work to have beautiful hands.
Choosing the right color of semi-permanent varnish on short nails
One of the most important steps to having beautiful short nails with its semi-permanent varnish!
For the color of semi-permanent varnish to apply to your short nails, prefer dark varnish such as cherry red or even black, this avoids shortening the finger. If you are more of a light color then go for pastel shades like pale pink.
Apply semi-permanent varnish properly to short nails
Firstly, you will need to apply the semi-permanent varnish without touching the edges to avoid the “shortened nails” effect!
To avoid creating a "shortened finger" effect, it is preferable to apply the varnishes on half of the nail and avoid stretching them towards the side edges.
To avoid ending up with pastel pink cuticles and especially the nail polish flaking off after application, if the material touches the skin, then use a cotton swab to clean the 3 in 1 varnish before going under the lamp!
For your toenails, Romane has a dedicated article: Semi-permanent varnish on toenails, what do you think?!
3 things not to do on short nails to avoid damaging them.
Do not remove semi-permanent varnish from short nails with your fingers
It can be tempting when it flakes but don't do it because by removing your semi-permanent varnish with your fingers you are also tearing off small microscopic layers from your nail bed, in other words from the top of your nail. This will make your short nails dry, soft and damaged.
To find out more about this: How to remove semi-permanent varnish easily and quickly?
Don't bite your nails
Having short nails does not mean getting carried away by the frantic urge to bite your nails! In addition to not being very aesthetic, biting your nails is not very clean.
To avoid biting your nails, a transparent bitter varnish with a very bad taste can make you not want to nibble them!
Is it the dry or unsightly skin on the sides that you want to remove? Start by moisturizing your hands and your nails , then push back the small skin (cuticles) from your nail plate. The best thing is to avoid tearing them off and pulling them with your teeth, to prevent small wounds on your fingertips.
Do not file your nails in a back and forth motion
Filing your short (or even long) nails in a back and forth motion will create irregularities and 'stress the nail'. It weakens him. To properly file your nails, you need to file from the outside left and right towards the center, or the opposite but always in the same direction when you file them.
Find out more: How to properly file your nails?!
You will have understood, using semi-permanent varnish on short nails is entirely possible by favoring certain gestures and taking care of your nails daily. From now on, adopt this hand beauty routine.
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