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  • What is the difference between gel and regular nail polish?
    Gel polish is cured under a UV or LED lamp, resulting in a longer-lasting and more durable finish compared to regular nail polish. Gel polish typically lasts for two to three weeks without chipping, while regular polish may chip sooner.
  • Why does my nails keep breaking when I do manicure?
    At Dainty Glam, we have a top quality nail protector that could help you grow your nails and prevent breakage. We are also highly trained in the drilled machine, you're in good hands ! During the session, do share with us your concerns and we will provide the appropriate treatment.
  • How should I care for my nails between manicure appointments?
    To maintain healthy nails between manicure appointments, it's essential to keep them clean and moisturized. Avoid biting or picking at your nails, and use cuticle oil to nourish and protect the nails and surrounding skin. Additionally, wearing gloves when doing household chores or gardening can help prevent damage to the nails.
  • How often should I get a manicure?
    The frequency of manicures depends on individual preferences and lifestyle factors. Some people get manicures weekly, while others opt for bi-weekly or monthly treatments. Factors such as nail growth rate and the durability of the polish can also influence how often you need a manicure.
  • Can I do manicure with bitten nails?
    Yes, we could highly recommend for you to do gel manicures to lower the rate of biting. We have nail extensions specialised for people with bitten nails as well !
  • Are there any health risks associated with manicures?
    At Dainty Glam we use top quality products and tools, and proper techniques to ensure a comfortable experience.
  • Can I get a manicure if I have weak or damaged nails?
    Yes, you can still get a manicure if you have weak or damaged nails. However, it's essential to communicate your concerns with your nail technician, who can recommend appropriate treatments and products to strengthen and protect your nails.
  • Can men get manicures?
    Absolutely! Manicures are not exclusive to women, and men can benefit from nail care treatments to maintain healthy and groomed nails. At Dainty Glam we refer them to "Gent's Care" on our booking menu !
  • How do I care for lash extensions?
    Proper aftercare is essential for maintaining the longevity and appearance of lash extensions. This includes avoiding oil-based products around the eye area, refraining from rubbing or pulling on the lashes, using a gentle eyelash cleanser to remove makeup and debris, and brushing the lashes with a clean spoolie wand to keep them tidy and separated. Not combing the lash regularly could cause them to tangle, making the lash feels uncomfortable.
  • Can I swim with lash extensions?
    While lash extensions are water-resistant, it's best to avoid prolonged exposure to water, especially hot water, as it can weaken the adhesive bond and cause premature lash loss. If swimming , it's recommended to wear protective goggles or avoid getting the lashes wet for the first 24 to 48 hours after application to allow the adhesive to fully cure.
  • Can I wear make up with lash extensions?
    Absolutely ! However, it's essential to use oil-free and water-based make up remover. Avoid waterproof formulas, as oil-based products can weaken the adhesive bond and cause premature lash extension loss.
  • How should I sleep with lash extensions?
    To prevent damage to lash extensions while sleeping, it's recommended to sleep on your back or side and avoid pressing your face into the pillow. Using a silk or satin pillowcase can also help reduce friction and maintain the integrity of the lashes.
  • What are lash extensions?
    Lash extensions are synthetic fibers individually attached to natural eyelashes using a semi-permanent adhesive. They enhance the length, thickness, and curl of natural lashes, providing a fuller and more voluminous appearance.
  • Are lash extensions safe?
    At Dainty Glam, we use high-quality products and proper techniques. Lash extensions is generally safe however, it's essential to follow aftercare instructions and avoid rubbing or pulling on the lashes to prevent damage or irritation to the eyes and surrounding skin. First timer clients who may have concerns, could book a test patch trial to check if they have any allergies towards our products.
  • How should I prepare for a lash extension appointment?
    Before your lash extension appointment, it's recommended to arrive with clean, makeup-free lashes and avoid using oil-based products around the eye area. Additionally, avoid curling or perming the lashes before the appointment, as this can affect the adhesive bond and the outcome of the lash extensions.
  • How long do lash extensions last?
    The longevity of lash extensions varies depending on factors such as individual lash growth cycle, lifestyle, and aftercare. Generally, lash extensions can last between 4 to 6 weeks with proper maintenance, including regular touch-ups every 2 to 3 weeks to fill in any gaps caused by natural lash shedding.
  • How often should I get eyelash extensions filled?
    To maintain the fullness and appearance of your eyelash extensions, it's recommended to schedule fill appointments every 2 weeks. During a fill appointment, your lash technician will replace any extensions that have shed naturally and touch up any gaps to ensure a seamless look.
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