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How to Sell Press on Nails on Etsy

Last Updated on August 26, 2022 by SulaBeauty Staff

Have you ever tried to sell press on nails on Etsy? If not, you’re in for a treat! This blog post will teach you how to create an Etsy shop and list your press on nails for sale. Are you ready to get started? Let’s go!

With over 2 million active shops and 33 billion page views a year, Etsy is the perfect platform to reach new customers and grow your business.

What You Will Need:

You’ll require the following to create an Etsy listing to start your press on nail business online:

  1. Already created Etsy Shop
  2. Nice pictures for your listing (10 is the max)
  3. A price fixed for your item
  4. A scale to weigh the package
  5. Dimension of your package

How to Sell Press on Nails on Etsy

Selling press-nails online may initially seem to be a challenging task. However, we have broken down the process into a few easy steps. So, follow the instructions to set up your own business on Etsy: 

Take Good Pictures of Product 

You must click decent pictures which display the color and patterns of your product really well. You may click the pictures from different angles, with a contrasting background at its back.

You may include a video snippet sharing your thoughts on the product and flaunting the nails.

With better presentation, you may fetch more clients or orders. So, ensure to keep the pictures interesting and colorful.

As these are available in different shapes, you may add pictures for each, giving the prospective buyers an excellent option to suit their requirements.

Lastly, you should also add a size chart along with the rest pictures. This will help the clients to get a better idea of the press ons and their lengths, this way; you can give them a hassle-free shopping experience.

Create Etsy Account

To create an account on Etsy.com, follow the below-given steps:

  • Review the privacy policy and terms of use.
  • Open Etsy.com and select the Sign-in option.
  • Fill out all the details and create an account using your email address. You may also proceed with Continue with google, Continue with Facebook or Continue with Apple options.
  • Check your given email account’s inbox for a confirmation email from [email protected]  and follow the concerned instructions to verify your account. 

Set a Price

You must fix a considerable price on which you wish to sell all your products. For reference, you may also review your rival sellers’ pricing for different press-on nail variations.

Also, you may consider the prices of all the materials used to prepare the final product, such as the press nails, nail polish, nail glue, embellishments, etc. 

The prices may also differ based on the patterns they have. For example, a basic set of press on may be sold less than complex nail art pattern ones.

Write Product Description on Etsy

The product description should be such that it helps your listing with a good rank. To begin with, use a title based on the focus words that the buyers may enter looking for press-on nails.

The word length must be between 70-120 words. Also, avoid repetition of words.

Secondly, use multi-word phrases while adding tags, avoid repetition, and precisely 13 tags must be added for a better listing.

Lastly, write a concise product description addressing your customers from a first-person perspective. It must be specific to your product’s value, and all the claims made must be valid.

You may also add your store link if a buyer is interested in the rest of the collection.

Launch the Product

Once the above-given steps are completed, it’s time to publish the listing. This involves launching your product on the website, along with the pictures, thumbnail, a well-defined title, product description, and pricing information.

While launching your press on nails, you must also include:

  • A logo for your brand, for a stronger impression.
  • A shop announcement with the help of a brief description of your shop.
  • Your policies around delivery and return timelines.
  • Any additional information a customer must be aware of before making the purchase.

When all these details are taken care of, you may finally proceed and launch the press-on nails on the website.

Run Ads to Promote Products on Etsy

Etsy offers a feature to include your products on off-site ads if you’re new to Etsy or if your store has made less than $10,000 in the past 12 months. A capped fee of $100 is charged per order if you make a sale. 

It is an optional feature. So, if you wish to showcase your store or products to a broader target market, it could be a good feature.

Where Other Places to Sell Press on Nails

Apart from Etsy, you may also sell your uniquely designed press on nails on Shopify, Amazon, etc. These websites offer the opportunity to sell products globally, just like Etsy.

You may want to go through the policies and terms for all these websites before you start creating a business store or listing your products.


For all the artistic people out there who want to earn while creating innovative nail patterns, Etsy could be a great opportunity. With the convenience of starting at such low costs, you may gradually grow your small-scale business.

All you need to do is dedicate time to optimizing your listings. And ensure to mention honest descriptions. And see the growth for yourself!

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