Shellac nails are known for their durability for a minimum of 2 weeks and if taken care right, it can even last you up to 3 weeks as opposed to the traditional nail polishes.
Shellac nails resemble a gel manicure but differ in several aspects. They combine the ideal properties of gel manicure like the wear cycle along with the pigmentation and luster that you get from your traditional manicure into one ideal package. It is your typical three coat polish including a base coat, the color coat and a topcoat.
Shellac nails, much like gel and acrylic are also cured by a lamp. LED lamps out there are especially designed for shellac manicure giving you a quick on-the-go perfect manicure option. Other than the lamp, the UV rays emitted from the sun also play a role in your manicure’s longevity and is known to prolong the wear time.