Artificial nails are the best and the quickest solution to get long nails. They definitely add oomph to your style statement. You can choose from endless shapes, designs and vibrant colours. Some women prefer them on special occasions whereas others get them done regularly.
Artificial nails are very popular because they last a long time, they are hard to break and almost every colour looks good on long nails. On the other hand, they can harm the natural nails. They can cause infections and can be very uncomfortable at first. Maintenance is key to keeping your artificial nails intact.
Since artificial nails increase the length of your nails, dirt can enter into them very easily. You should clean them regularly. You can use a soft bristle brush to clean the dirt. Make a routine to clean your nails daily.
Once you are satisfied with your nail technician, you should stick to him or her only. This will help them know your nails and their concerns better. You should also make sure that all the tools used are sterilized before the process to avoid infection.
After washing your hands, dry your nails properly. Leaving your hands wet can act as a breeding ground for bacteria to spread infection.
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Dry nails can break easily, use different types of oils to keep them healthy. Olive oil offers various benefits to nails. You can apply olive oil to your nails before sleeping.
Moisturise in between the fingers to prevent dryness. Apply lotion twice or thrice a day for healthy hands and nails.
Artificial nails require regular filling sessions. Make sure you visit your nail technician regularly.
Using antibacterial soap can cut down the possibility of a bacterial infection. Wash your hands after regular intervals to avoid growth of infections.
Acetone can completely ruin and weaken artificial nails causing them to separate from the real nails.
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