Soft Gel Manicure vs. Semi-Cured Nail Strip

Soft Gel Manicure vs. Semi-Cured Nail Strip


Soft gel manicures a.k.a Soak-off gel manicures are the most popular type of manicure for women who run the entire show around them. It is also the favorite one because it gives glossy and thick finish, and lasts for 2-3 weeks.

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Soft gel manicures can repair chipped and broken nails of short to medium length. It provides strength to natural nails that are short to mid-length. The nail surfaces need to be buffed to prepare a smooth surface so that the gel stays. It is applied with a brush and cures under a UV or LED light in about 60-120 seconds. It can be applied as it is or along with the base & the top coat to provide strength.

As the name implies, all you have to do is soak it in acetone. Do not attempt to pop the nail polish off by yourself without soaking it in acetone first! This will cause significant damage to your nails. You can simply add some acetone to the cotton pad and press it or wrap it around your nails and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Now, you can wipe it off using the same cotton pad.

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If you opt for soak off gel manicures consistently over a long period of time, you may notice your nails getting dry and brittle. To avoid it, give your nails a break in between soak-off gel manicures. You can also soak your nails in warm coconut oil every after every manicure session.


Semi-cured soft gel nail strip is a new generation of DIY manicure. Having all the benefits of soft gel manicure - gloss & volume & longevity, it’s much easier to apply and remove, plus toxic-free. Thanks to this new technology, you don’t need to apply and wait for curing multiple layers of base coat, gel polish and top coat, as all these are capsulated into this one small piece of nail strip.

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These semi-cured nail stickers are made of real liquid gel and cured (or finalized) by 60% which mean less time under UV/LED light. They are made of a flexible and wearable material in order to fit all nail shapes and sizes. So, you stretch these to fit your nail size & shape and cure under the lamp only for 60 seconds once you have applied them on every nail. The finish look is just like the gel nails you would get at a professional nail salon.

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Probably for the first time you would take about 30 minutes to complete the application from start to end but thereafter, it will hardly take 20 mins to apply on both hands including the time to cure. Follow the steps and you are good to go:

And the best part is the ease of removal. To remove, you just need to soak your hand in warm water for a few minutes, then gently peel off the nail strips from side of your nails with a stick. No acetone is needed, which really minimizes nail damages.


At NAILOG, we’re passionate about bringing joy to our customers by making them feel confident and stylish with our products. We believe that nail art is a simple way to boost your mood while expressing yourself and elevating your style. This is why we offer a more accessible and convenient alternative to salon manicures, in addition to an impressive variety of picturesque designs.

NAILOG semi-cured nail strip is made of premium soft gel nail polish. It gives the pro-finish gloss and volume, and it's super easy to apply. With only a few simple steps, you can have salon-quality soft gel nail polish at home. It's a great time-saving & cost-saving DIY manicure kit for the busy bees and nails art lovers and a perfect gift option for your beloved family and friends. Time to say goodbye to "By appointment only".


  1. 1 sheet of 20 nail strips
  2. 1 nail file
  3. 1 nail stick
  4. 4 prep pads
  5. 1pc of seal sticker
  6. instruction card


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