Nail Salon Technicians: Just a Polish, Please - Nail polish only 💡

Yes, you can definitely ask technicians at the nail salon for a nail polish job without getting a full manicure. This is known as a "nail polish only" service and is a great option for those who want to add some color to their nails without the full treatment.

Many nail salons offer this service and it typically involves the technician applying a base coat, two coats of your chosen nail polish, and a top coat. This service is usually much quicker and less expensive than a full manicure, making it a great option for those who are short on time or on a budget.

It's important to note that while this service doesn't include the full manicure treatment, it's still important to make sure your nails are clean and healthy before getting your nails painted. This means making sure your nails are free of dirt and debris and that your cuticles are pushed back.

If you're not sure what color to choose, you can always ask the technician for recommendations based on the latest nail designs and trends. Some popular nail trends right now include ombre nails, abstract designs, and negative space nails.

If you prefer to do your nails at home, there are also many options for at-home nail polish application. You can find a wide variety of nail polish colors and brands at your local drugstore or beauty supply store. Some of the best at-home gel nail polish options include brands like Sally Hansen, OPI, and Essie. These brands offer long-lasting, chip-resistant formulas that don't require a UV light to cure.

Overall, whether you choose to get a nail polish job at the salon or do it yourself at home, adding some color to your nails is a great way to express your personal style and keep your nails looking beautiful and healthy.

Sierra Treutel
nail care, yoga, meditation

Sierra is a certified nail technician with a deep love for fostering healthy and attractive nails. She is a firm believer in the importance of nail health as an integral part of overall skincare. When she's not working on perfecting her nail art, Sierra finds joy in yoga and meditation.