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Old 05-23-2005, 05:04 PM   #4
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Re: Acrylic Nail Question - Help

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Originally Posted by princess72
I wore acrylic nails for years! They are HORRIBLE for your nails. They weaken your real nail(paper thin) grow fungus, lifting, turn yellow! They are plain disgusting! I couldnt live without them. So, i found a place that does gel nails------they form the nail on your finger, so there isnt an artificial nail, or acrylic on them. This is so awesome! My nails have grown out. Oh, the reason i had them for sooooo long, is i chew my nails!!! I find this to not be so damaging to your real nails. I would look for a salon that does that.
I've always been curious about gel nails. How is it put on? Do you have to get it refilled? Is the gel always there? If so, how is that not artificial?