Beautiful, long and strong nails – which woman would not want to have such? Unfortunately, such a natural nail plate is rare, and there is also the question of perfect manicure. So how to combine all this? The answer is a gel nail extension, which allows to give the plate any length and shape, and the color and decorations will last for up to two weeks. What is important, with the instruction below you can do it yourself.
The two most popular methods of nail extending are acrylic and gel. There is no denying that currently it is the second of them that enjoys the greatest popularity. This is for several reasons. First of all, gel; (unlike acrylic) is odorless and can be used by people sensitive to strong smells. It is also much more delicate – it does not weaken the plate, and at the same time it is almost as strong and resistant to mechanical damage
Gel nails are also easier to do. Of course, precision and experience are important, but it is still easier than applying acrylic on your own. With the help of gel you can model your nails in two more ways: using a template (it is a bit more difficult) or using tips. If you have never applied gel before it is better to choose nail tips, which are relatively easy to model. You will find out how exactly this works below
A perfect gel manicure requires a number of products: not just a file and polish. What exactly do you need to equip yourself with?
Before you get down to applying gel, you first need to prepare your nail plate properly. Shorten your nails and file them thoroughly. Remove cuticles with a nail stick and optionally trim them. The nail plate itself should be buffed with a polishing block. If you are giving the manicure to someone else, it is also a good idea to disinfect your hands
Such a manicure usually takes at least 2 hours. What about its cost? The price of gel nails depends on the beauty salon, but it is usually at least 100-150 PLN, replenishment is necessary every 2 weeks. If you try it on your own, the cost is one time, so it is much more economical. Can such a manicure be as long lasting and impressive? Of course! After some time you will come to the practice. But remember these rules:
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