Top coat not curing!


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Oct 4, 2020
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Hey everyone! I’m new here and I had to resort to a forum to know what’s going on with my top coat.
Im not a professional, I’m a nail enthusiast and i only do my nails. Recently I bought a topcoat and I did my nails and I sealed my color with it, but it looked cloudy instead of glossy. And I bought that top coat specifically because it said that it was glossy, it has a tacky layer but I thought that after cleaning it, it would go super shiny. But it didn’t, I stopped using it because I thought that maybe the heat would interfere with the curing. It was summertime and the days were insanely hot! (I even put it in the fridge for a bit before using it, and it still looked cloudy after). Fast forwarding a couple of days ago. I bought a Polygel kit that comes with a top coat. And I tried it thinking that it would look shiny! But it didn’t too :(
I’ll apload a picture showing how it looks after I clean the dispersion layer.
On the left is after I clean it with rubbing alcohol and on the right is how it looks when it comes out of the lamp.
Should I get another lamp ? View attachment 211263

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