For most people, artificial nails offers a long lasting solution to perfect manicures. Where nail polish has been known to come off ordinary nails in less than 3 days, for artificial nails, you can have up to 4 weeks of perfection.
For those who struggle with the different types of artificial nails around, this post sheds more light on it and also offers tips that would help in whichever you go for.
This involved mixing a liquid with a powder and brushing resulting mixture on your nails. Sometimes the mixture covers the entire nails but sometimes it is applied only along the tips. The nail technician proceeds to coat with the nail colour of your choice and then files as desired.
Care: Over time, acrylics grow out with your nails and would require being filled in every two to three weeks.
Removal: To remove, soak your hands in nail polish removal for ease.
The Gel polish is brushed onto your nails, nail tips and after this, you wait out the drying process under ultraviolet (UV) light to harden the coat. Gels are more expensive than acrylics, but last longer than the acrylics.
Care: Like acrylics, gels grow out with your nails and need to be filled in every two to three weeks.
Removal: To remove, you can also soak the nails in nail polish remover.
Silk nails are fabric wraps placed around your nails and held in placed by glue. Some wraps are made of silk, but others are made of linen, paper, or fiberglass.
Silk nails are the most temporary and if continuously exposed to water, your nails can come off in less than two weeks.
Have a perfect manicure week!
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