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5 Things to Know Before You Drop That Hard-Earned Cash on a Dip Powder Manicure

PopSugar Logo By Emily Weaver of PopSugar | Slide 1 of 6: Want to spend as little time at the nail salon as possible? You might want to consider a dip powder manicure, which takes about as long as a gel manicure, but lasts much longer.  As someone who indulges in a manicure every few months, I was curious about the craze surrounding this new magical dipping powder. I had heard that it lasts longer than acrylic or gel manicures, but what sold me was that it doesn't require UV light like other manicure types. I decided to see what it was all about and made an appointment with my nail technician. I'm overall pleased with the results, and I have a few words of wisdom to impart for those considering taking the powdery plunge.

5 Things to Know Before You Drop That Hard-Earned Cash on a Dip Powder Manicure

Want to spend as little time at the nail salon as possible? You might want to consider a dip powder manicure, which takes about as long as a gel manicure, but lasts much longer.

As someone who indulges in a manicure every few months, I was curious about the craze surrounding this new magical dipping powder. I had heard that it lasts longer than acrylic or gel manicures, but what sold me was that it doesn't require UV light like other manicure types. I decided to see what it was all about and made an appointment with my nail technician. I'm overall pleased with the results, and I have a few words of wisdom to impart for those considering taking the powdery plunge.

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