What Is Shellac Nail Polish?


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Shellac nail polish is a combination of gel and traditional nail polish. It is more durable and resistant to chipping than traditional nail polish, but it is easier to use than gel or acrylics.

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Shellac is less damaging to nails than gel or acrylics. However, a shellac manicure must be applied by a professional manicurist in a salon. It is also difficult to remove from the nail and requires special products to do so. Improper methods of removal can harm the skin and nails, so it is often best to return to the salon to have the shellac nail polish professionally removed.

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