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How to care for Acrylic Nails

Acrylic nails are popular for a host of reasons, they last a long time, they are hard to break, and they capture color brilliantly. On the other hand, acrylic nails can lift, split or cause nasty infections in not applied correctly or cared for in the right way.

Luckily, there are steps that you can take to make those lavish looking nails last without breaking an arm and a leg and without inviting infection. This article will instruct you on how to do just that.

step 1

KEEP YOUR NAILS AS DRY AS POSSIBLE:

You don't want your acrylic overlays lifting, which is exactly what happens if your hands and nails are constantly wet. To keep your set from lifting try:

a) drying your hands thoughly with a cloth or paper towel

b) wearing rubber or latex gloves whenever youre doing the dishes.

c) dusting your hands with a bit of baby powder if you have naturally moist hands the baby powder helps wick away

any moisture.

step 2

WASH YOUR HANDS WITH ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP

Bacteria can attack your natural nails quite easily, leading to damage and infection. Make sure to wash your hands, or alternate washing your hands with an antibacterial soap to cut down on the possibility of bacterial infection.

step 3

FIX DAMAGED NAILS SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.

if you chip a section of your nail go back to the salon and have a tech take a look at it. Many salons will fix nails that break a few days after your initial appointment and if not they should charge less for a quick fix than they would normally.

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