Press on Nail FAQs
Press on nails are kind of new and their benefits are a bit uncertain. So we thought we'd pop together some FAQs for you. If you have any further questions, please get in touch via the form or via chat! Our team would love to chat to you!
Press on nails are an affordable, healthy option to having fancy nails.
Yes, our press ons are. We have ours made from a far stronger plastic than some of the thin press ons. One of the qualities that make them llIVIA.
Not if you are applying them correctly. For those with brittle nails, we include the option of nail stickers. But personally, I (Liana, CEO) started wearing press on nails during the COVID -19 Lockdown and my nails are stronger and healthier than when I was getting acrylic sets/ gel manicures.
Yes I do, I love having my nails done so I prep my nails accordingly and apply glue to keep them looking gorgeous for longer. I also wear them on my toes as I am trying to regain my nail strength after Gel damage. We also have other members of our team who religiously wear them.
How long a set lasts will depend on you personally but you do get 24 nails in each set we sell, so at least 2-4 weeks. Each nail can be filed and trimmed too, so if you need them shorter/ smaller you can do so. Get creative with your nails.
They're great for those wanting to trial the set, wear them temporarily for a function or the weekend and for those with super brittle nails.
This is what we recommend:

1. Immerse your skin in warm soapy water. The warmer the better, just don’t scald yourself. Make sure the water is sudsy and soak for around 10-15 minutes. This will help loosen the nail glue.

2. Gently scrub the area with a clean toothbrush, emery board, or nail buffer to help lift off bits of raised glue. Don’t rub or pull.

3. Immerse the area in acetone based nail polish remover, if possible. If not, soak a cotton ball or pad in the acetone solution and place onto the area. Hold for around 10 minutes. The combination of the acetone and the heat will help break the bond of the glue. Acetone can sting, so make sure to avoid any areas of open skin, such as paper cuts or hangnails.

4. Gently brush the area again to remove any remnants of glue.

5. As acetone is drying, rub the area generously with oil/ hand moisturiser. This will moisturise your skin and may help rub away any glue residue that remains.