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First and foremost, why do you need it done? Are your natural nails not strong enough?

Acrylic Gel nails are usually put on your nails for extension. Silk Wraps are just reinforcements for weak or cracked nails. Depending on what you want requires different techniques. Acrylic nails will weaken your nails. You'll have to get a refill every two weeks just to keep them maintained. And when you decide to take them off you will see what kind of damage it'll do on your real nails. Please stay away for acrylics and Gels. You can also get fungus because of the trapped moisture. Silk wrap is way more healthy on your nails. It's only a thin layer of silk glued on top of you nail beds. You can easily soak it off.

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How do you do acrylic nails?

Acrylic which is the type of plastic made from a chemical called methacrylate.Acrylic nails is used to create gel and fiberglass artificial nails as well.

Why are silk wrapped artificial nails better than acrylic nails?

The argument of silk wrapped artificial nails being "better" than acrylic nails is mostly based on personal opinion. But, as for the preference, there are several reasons that lots of people favor them. 1. They are much more flexible and breathable than acrylics. 2. They are considered to look most natural of all the fake nail options. 3. They are thinner that gel or acrylic nails. 4. They are moisturizing and protect natural nails that have been weakened, cracked, or otherwise damaged. A silk wrap nail can act as a brace for the damaged natural nail, allowing it time to grow out and avoiding the necessity to cut the nail completely off. My advice would be to go with what you think looks and feels best. Good luck :)

What is better acrylic or gel nails?

gel nails are stronger and better looking :))

What is acrylic nails made out of?

acrylic nails are made of acrylic plastic.

Is acrylic nails better then gel nails?

I think gels are better because they are thicker and more realistic and better for your nails, they are a bit more expensive but better quality.

Why are acrylic nails not allowed in the medical office?

Health care workers with artificial nails are more likely to carry pathogens, particularly MRSA, under the nails.

Can you have acrylic nails even if you bite your nails?

Yes, although try not to bite if you know you are getting your nails done. It is much easier for the nail tech to prep your nails and there will be a better base for the acrylic/gel nails to adhere to.

Do you have to have long nails to get acrylic or gel nails?

no you dont have to have long nails to get gel nails or acrylics. u actually should have short nails thats better

Do the paint on acrylic nails last longer than on your natural nails?

The paint on the Acrylic nail last longer on your natural nails because Acrylic nails are plastic.

Examples of acrylic?

Acrylic nails, Acrylic paints

Which is better gel nails or acrylic nails?

I think for me, would be gel nails, with a design on them, and or not at all.!!!!!

Do you have to have long nails to get acrylic nail?

acrylic nails are like fake nails, (you would probably know,) but, you can have any sized nails.

Are gel nails better than acrylic?

Gel and acrylic nails have similar results. They can lengthen short nails, strengthen nails, and make your fingers look longer and more slender. There are some various pros and cons that might help you decide which the right choice is for you. If gel nails, acrylic nails, and other choices are overwhelming you, then one thing you can always do is speak with a nail technician (manicurist) who can help you make a wise decision that will fit your needs Phoebe x x x

Will nail polish remover take off your acrylic nails?

Yes it doesThere are special nail polish removers made specifically for artificial nails that you can use. They are widely available.

Can i have nail polish on when to apply the artificial nails?

take the nail polish off if your going to do acrylic nails yourself, it'll look bad if you dont and you can't make the nails stick good with polish on

Who invented the acrylic fingernail?

There is no one accredited with the invention of the acrylic nail, however in China during the ming dynasty women wore artificial nails as a trademark of their respective social statuses.

What is the difference between silk wrap and acvrylic nails?

Silk wraps are pieces of artificial silk that are glued to the nails. Acrylics are powdered acrylic that is placed on the nail then cured with ultraviolet light.

Why do your acrylic nails lift?

Acrylic nails lift most probably because their exposed to water often. If you have your hands in water very often it is probably not a good idea to get acrylic nails.

How much does it cost to get acrylic nails filled?

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How do you remove acrylic tips?

To remove acrylic nails you will need to soak your nails in acetone which can be done at your local nail shop, or you can purchase some acetone from your local beauty supply. When your nails is thoroughly softened, gently life the artificial nail from your natural nail by using an orangewood stick. Afterwards clean your entire nail using polish remover. The acetone softens the hard acrylic so the nails are easily removed.

Do your nails ave to be a certain length to get acrylic nails?

No you just have to have nails

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Which is better for your nails acrylic or fiber?

Neither. It is best never to add fake nails to your hands because it can induce fungal and bacterial disases.

Do you have to get acrylic nails filled in every 3 weeks?

you dont have to but obviously it looks better and healthier if you do.

Where can you get acrylic nails put on?

most beauty salons and nail salons will do acrylic nails for around about $70 (australian).