For people like me (i.e. extremely clumsy) they are excellent in the way they withstand violent toe-kicking and all-too-frequent falling over. But before you make the plunge and head to a salon, here’s everything you need to know first.
How are they different to acrylic nails?
Acrylic nails are designed to extend the length of the fingernail. They are created using a powder dipped in solvent and reach beyond the length of the existing nail. Gel nails don’t add length, but rather are applied like a nail polish (in a pre-made solution) and they extend only to the tip of your existing nail. They’re also a lot easier to remove than acrylic nails.
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