How to Choose an Acrylic or Gel Nails
The temperature drops suddenly in winter, so going to a nail salon or doing winter nail design at home is a good choice. If you are doing nail art design at home then you will need to understand the difference between acrylic nails and gel nails. Which nail polish is right for you! Read more about acrylic nails and gel nails.
What are acrylic nails?
Acrylic is the most popular artificial nail. It is a mixture of liquid and powder that forms a hard protective layer on natural nails. Apply the tip of the nail to the nail, then create a ball by dipping the brush into a liquid monomer and placing the wet brush in a powdered polymer. Place the ball on the nail bed and slap it in place with a liquid monomer. The finished product is usually cured by air drying.
Pros and cons of acrylic nails
Acrylic is very popular in nail salons, but you can imitate this stylish style at home. Nail tools can be purchased at beautybigbang's official website.
The advantage of acrylic nails is that they are durable and do not have to worry about cracks, breaks and so on.
The disadvantage of acrylic nails is that they have a strong odor, so you need to ensure ventilation during use!
What is gel nails?
Gel nails are quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of artificial nail applications. In order to obtain gel nails, gel nail polish is applied to the nails, one layer after another, it needs to be cured with an ultraviolet lamp, and then the nails are filed to the desired color and polished or decorated with nails.
Pros and cons of gel nails
Gel nails look more natural and shiny. Gel nails are also more flexible than acrylic nails, have no odor, and can be easily removed by soaking acetone without damaging the nail bed.
Gel nails also have drawbacks. The glue is not as strong as acrylic, and gel nails sometimes fall off easily.
How to Choose an Acrylic or Gel Manicure
Ultimately, depending on your lifestyle, budget and personal taste, it's ultimately up to you to decide which nail is right for you. Since acrylic and gel nails have their own advantages and disadvantages, a trial run of each nail may help you make a decision.
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