We always recommend a gel polish for the lasting shine and longer wear for women we know are rough on their hands or don’t want the hassle of coming back every couple of days for a new coat of regular polish because their nails have chipped. But for those of us who still like the feel and ease of regular nail polish (being able to take it off with ease and repaint them yourself when ours chips) You wonder what you can do to help make it last just a little longer. First thing you can do to help make your polish last when you do it at home is.