Here are some answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Glow Dry LED Nail Dryer.
Q: Why is using the Glow Dry LED Nail Dryer different?
A: Your Glow Dry LED Nail Dryer dries your nails quickly and effectively. Apply an LED gel polish of your choice, and then dry your nails in minutes without the hassle of waiting around or potentially smudging your perfect work of art. It’s professional-grade nails wherever you want.
Q: How long should I cure my nails for under my Glow Dry?
A: Your Glow Dry has two timers: 45 seconds, and 60 seconds. If your nails aren’t cured after 45 seconds, you can put them in for 60 seconds.
Q: Does LED gel polish weaken or damage your nails?
A: No. When applied and removed properly the gel polish shouldn’t weaken your nails. On the contrary, it prevents your nails from breaking or tearing, which helps them maintain strength and grow long.
Q: How do I remove the gel polish after using my Glow Dry?
A: Once you want to remove your gel polish, be sure to soak off the polish. Do not pick, bite, chisel, peel, or file off your gel polish, as this will result in nail damage. If necessary, you can use a proper removal tool, like an orange stick, but be as gentle as possible for optimal nail health.
Q: Can I use my Glow Dry to dry normal nail polish?
A: No. Your Glow Dry is specifically designed to dry LED gel polishes. Standard nail polishes do not have accelerated LED-drying properties.
Q: Can I use a normal nail polish as a base coat?
A: While you can use other nail polishes in under or in between coats, it must be done properly. Be sure to let every layer dry completely before applying another.
Q: If I want to thin my gel polish, can I use acetone?
A: No. Gel polishes are specifically designed for curing with LED light in your Glow Dry. If you want to thin your gel polish, you should use a thinner especially designed for gel polishes.
Q: How can I prevent wrinkling when applying LED nail polish?
A: Sometimes, gel polishes can wrinkle or shrink back if applied improperly. Be sure to apply very thin, even coats, and make sure the bottle is well shaken or stirred, and you should not experience a problem.
Q: Can I touch my nails right after I use my Glow Dry?
A: Yes. Your Glow Dry is designed to cure your nails on the spot, so you don’t have to worry about smudging from contact with other surfaces.
Q: How long will my home-manicure with my Glow Dry last?
A: Your manicure will last for 2 to 3 weeks—awesome, right?
Q: Can I use my Glow Dry on my toes?
A: Typically people use their Glow Dry for their fingernails, but if you want to put LED gel polish on your toes, then the Glow Dry will work to cure your toenails as well.
Q: Do I do put all five fingers under the Glow Dry at one time?
A: The Glow Dry is designed for to fit your thumbs first, and then, after applying and curing your thumbs, you can apply the LED gel polish to one hand, cure it under your Glow Dry, and then repeat this step on your other hand.
Q: Do I need to wear SPF or fingerless gloves while using my Glow Dry?
A: LED lamps release a small amount of LED light radiation. Though mild, some opt for extra protection by applying a small amount of SPF to the fingers that will be exposed or use fingerless gloves for extra protection against light damage to the skin.
Q: How many coats are necessary when apply LED gel polish with my Glow Dry?
A: When applying LED gel polish, you should apply a base layer, then cure once, apply another layer, then cure again. Lastly, apply a thin layer for the final coat and cure once more, and you’re all set!