Step-by-Step: Applying Dipping Powder Your First Time

Applying nail polish can sometimes be a hassle: long waits for it to dry, quick flaking and frequent retouching. Fortunately, there is a solution that has changed the nail world: dipping powder! If you've never heard of dipping powder or never had the courage to try it yourself, you've come to the right place. With Glowdip's range of dipping powders, you can now get a salon-quality manicure without leaving the comfort of your home. Let's dive into the step-by-step guide!

1. Preparation is important

The starting point of any beautiful manicure is good preparation. This means starting with nails that are completely clean and dry. Take the time to thoroughly remove any old nail polish, as well as any oil or dirt that may be on your nails. Next, grab a high-quality nail file, such as the one from the Glowdip starter kit. Use this to carefully file your nails, concentrating on achieving your ideal nail shape. Also push back the cuticles to create a nice surface for dipping later.

2. Base Coat Application

The base coat is not just another step - it is the bridge between your natural nail and the dipping powder. This layer serves several purposes: it protects your natural nails and ensures optimal adhesion of the dipping powder. For best results, apply a thin, even layer of the Glowdip Base Coat, taking care to avoid the skin around your nails, especially the cuticles.

3. Dive into the Dipping Powder

Now comes the fun part: choosing colours! With the wide range of Glowdip colours, you're sure to find something to suit your mood or outfit. Once you have selected your colour, gently dip your nail into the powder pot. Take it out and tap gently to get rid of excess powder. A handy trick for the professionals among us: keep your finger at a 45-degree angle while dipping for an even application.

4. Activate

With all nails nicely covered in powder, it's time for the Glowdip Activator. This miracle product transforms the powder into a solid, shiny layer. It not only helps harden the powder, but also prepares your nails for the next steps, while giving your manicure a long-lasting finish.

5. Refine and shape

You are almost there! Now that your nails are firm and coloured, it's time for a final touch-up. Go back to your trusty Glowdip nail file and gently work on your nails. File away any rough edges or bumps, making sure each nail looks perfect. This step will ensure your manicure looks professional and seamless.

6. Seal the Deal with Top Coat

The last, but certainly not the least, step in your manicure process is the Glowdip Top Coat. This layer is designed to seal and protect everything, and give your nails a breathtaking shine. It not only provides that coveted salon finish, but also extends the life of your manicure, keeping your hands looking great for weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions about Dipping Powder

Q: How long does a dipping powder manicure last?

A: On average, a dipping powder manicure lasts up to 3 weeks without chipping or breaking. This is significantly longer than traditional nail polish!

Q: Is it safe for my natural nails?

A: Yes, when properly applied and removed. Glowdip's formula is designed to be gentle on your nails and offers extra protection compared to other methods.

Q: How do I remove dipping powder?

A: Although it is a more durable option, removing dipping powder is relatively simple with Glowdip's removal wraps.

Glowdip's dipping powder significantly stands out from competitors due to its superior quality, durability, and wide range of color options. While many brands use fillers and harmful chemicals, Glowdip guarantees a product that is both strong and safe for the nails. This results in a long-lasting manicure that not only shines beautifully but is also resistant to chipping and cracking, common issues with traditional nail polishes.

Moreover, Glowdip's colors are intense and rich, providing customers with a professional-looking result every time. But what really sets Glowdip apart is the commitment to customer satisfaction. With an easy-to-apply formula and a dedicated customer service team, Glowdip ensures every manicure experience is effortless and satisfying. Opting for Glowdip means choosing unmatched quality and impeccable results.


Dipping powder is much more than a fleeting trend in the world of nail care. In fact, it has established itself as a true revolution! This innovative technique offers not only unprecedented durability that traditional nail polishes often lack but also a wide range of vibrant and dazzling colors that suit every mood and occasion. Add to this the unmatched convenience of home application, and you have a winning combination. Glowdip elevates this experience to a higher level. With our extensive range, encompassing both essential tools and a rainbow of color options, achieving salon-quality nails at home is achievable for everyone. But it doesn't stop at the product alone. Glowdip's quality and customer service ensure a complete, satisfying experience. So, if you're looking for a durable, radiant manicure without the salon prices, it's time to delve into the wonders of dipping powder with Glowdip!

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