Can you use regular nail polish with shellac top coat?
Similarly one may ask, can you use regular nail polish with a gel top coat?
Yes! The gel polish top coat technique not only gives your regular nail polish the strength and protection to prevent chipping and peeling for longer, but also the bonus of a long lasting glossy top coat.
Subsequently, question is, can you use regular nail polish with UV light? No, regular nail polish requires air drying, whereas gel polish contains a polymer that must be 'cured' by a UV or LED lamp for it to become hard. Regular nail polishes can't be used with UV or LED lamps and it won't dry any quicker from being put under the lamp.
Moreover, can you use normal nail polish in between Shellac?
Yes, but to take it off you must use a nail polish remover that is acetone free, otherwise you'll end up ruining both applications. Even though you can put regular nail polish over shellac, don't ever put shellac over regular nail polish – It won't cure right.
Can you use top coat as clear nail polish?
There`s a distinct difference between clear nail polish and top coat. Clear nail polish is just that -- nail polish, which is prone to chipping and peeling off, and not meant to be worn as a top coat. A top coat, on the other hand, acts as a sealant or protector for the nail against chips and scrapes.