Acrylic vs Gel Nails, What Should You Use?
If you are in doubt of what to chose between gel nails and acrylic nails this
article will show you the mail differences between the two types so you can make
up your mind. Currently acrylic nails are more known and used than gel nails,
but somehow it is understandable because acrylic nails have been on the market
for quite some time. The acrylic nails can be applied totally or partially
depending on the type of the manicure obtained. A combination of polymer and
monomer, liquid and powder is applied to the nail in a thin coat and it is dried
very fast, with minutes.
The gel nail is obtained between a mixture of liquid polymer and a powder that
is applied to the nail and then solidified with the help of a UV light or of a
gel solidifier spray that is also applied to the nail. Some gel nails can also
cure if they are dip into water.
Gel nails and acrylic nails can make your hand look like you would like it to
look. You can lengthen your short nails, make your nails stronger, and apply all
kind of nail jewelry or paintings. About the final changes, you have a multiple
range of choices. The classical manicure is French, whenever you are lacking
inspiration it can save you.
Some things make acrylic nails batter to wear and some that make gel nails
better. When acrylic nails get broken, you can easily fix them by yourself, even
at home. The removal process of acrylic nails is simple. You should remember
that Nail Art are better to be soaked than to be pulled off as pulling them
off can damage the nail. Acrylic nails are also very strong, and if you take
care of them properly, they will resist a good range of time. In addition, gel
nails for example have a more natural aspect than other types of nails, and they
might look glossier. Gel nails are dried very fast, sometimes within two minutes
if proper UV light is applied. There will not be any bad smell like in the case
of acrylic nails. Another important aspect is that when the application process
is done it does not involve too much filling.
Now you can make up your mind and choose what fits you best, whether acrylic
nails or gel nails are better for you.