10 myths about nail extension. Find out the reality!
It is known that the «nail industry» is in great demand in the beauty field. And this is not surprising, because the fairer sex devote a lot of time to their nails, using various procedures and technologies. Currently, nail extension is one of the most frequently used technologies. There are different opinions about this technology «for» and «against». In general, how many people, so many opinions. But, it is worth noting that there are a number of erroneous opinions, in other words, there are «myths» about nail extension. And, in order not to become a victim of an erroneous opinion, read our article in which we will try to understand what myths about extended nails exist and which of them are true and which is fiction.
So, the myths about nail extension.
MYTH 1: NAIL EXTENSION IS HARMFUL TO NATURAL NAILS
Reality: Modern technology of nail extension is absolutely harmless. However, there is an opinion that the natural nail gets damaged during the extension. In fact, extended nails protect natural ones from the harmful effects of the environment, from possible physical damage. By the way, very aggressive components are often included in the composition of cheap varnishes, they can do much more harm than, for example, acrylic build-up.
VERY IMPORTANT! Those who can really be harmed by this procedure are not recommended to extend their nails. Namely, women suffering from diabetes, skin diseases, acute arthritis, circulatory disorders, fungal infection (on the hands), and, of course, women during pregnancy - IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED TO BUILD NAILS !!!
MYTH 2. ON NAILS, UNDER ARTIFICIAL COATING, THE FUNGIOS «STARTS UP»
Reality: Remember that the fungus «starts» not where artificial nails are, but where elementary sanitary standards are not observed! Indeed, one of the most important stages of preparation for any nail service is the treatment of nails, hands, used tools and other surfaces with effective disinfectants using a certain technology. Careful adherence to these rules will ensure that all different viruses, bacteria and fungi are avoided.
MYTH 3: GEL EXTENSION IS BETTER THAN ACRYLIC NAIL EXTENSION
Reality: Both of these materials used in nail extension belong to the same group of chemicals. Their composition and properties are approximately the same. Which one is better to choose depends mainly on the characteristics of the nails. So, on some nails acrylic will stick, and on others - gel. (on our site there are articles «Acrylic nail extension. All the subtleties», «Gel nail extension. All the nuances», they can be useful).
MYTH 4: ACRYLIC ODOR IS HARMFUL OR TOXIC
Reality: In fact, just because a material has a specific odor does not mean that it is harmful. There are many French perfumes that are also not pleasant to everyone, but this does not mean that they are toxic or harmful to our body. All goods must have quality certificates. Use only professional, trusted brands. By the way, the Global Fashion online store provides you with only professional products.
MYTH 5: INCREASED NAILS ARE EASILY TO REMOVE BY YOURSELF
Reality: Removal of artificial nails, as well as their extension, is a salon procedure. Doing it at home is not something that is not recommended, but also prohibited. Don't even try to do it! Applying physical pressure at home can damage the nail and injure it. Why hurt yourself? Of course, if you have the skills and special materials, you can remove your nails yourself.
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MYTH 6: EXTENDED NAILS ARE NOT PRACTICAL
Reality: There is an opinion that with such beauty in no case should you wash floors, dishes and generally keep your hands in water. To protect your nails and skin, it is best to wear gloves when using any chemicals. This rule should always be observed, and not only after building.
MYTH 7. EXTENDED NAILS CAN BE WEAR FOR 2-3 MONTHS
Reality: On average, in 3 weeks, the nail grows 3 millimeters, give yourself the appearance of your hands with regrown «roots». This is unaesthetic! In addition, the nail itself at the tip becomes heavier, which can lead to cracks or nail fracture. Therefore, the correction of extended nails is recommended to be carried out every 3 weeks.
MYTH 8: ARTIFICIAL NAILS BREAK QUICKLY
Reality: In fact, extended nails are very strong and very difficult to break, provided, of course, quality materials and a good master. But if the material began to flake off, crumble or not stick at all, look for a problem in the master or in your health.
MYTH 9: WELL IF NAIL EXTENSION IS NOT HARMFUL, THEN YOU CAN DO THIS PROCEDURE EVERY WEEK
Reality: Yes, building up is not harmful! But, if you build new nails every week, this will lead to sensitivity of the surface of the nail plate (due to repeated filing), which can lead to serious consequences.
MYTH 10: EXTENDED NAILS REQUIRE FREQUENT AND EASY CARE
Reality: Artificial nails only require maintenance every 2-4 weeks (correction). With artificial nails, you are much less likely to have to do a trimmed manicure with steaming. Under such nails, dirt is less likely to collect, and you can generally forget about burrs.
We have tried to provide you with the most common myths and nail extensions. One who is informed cannot be manipulated. Therefore, like this!
REMEMBER! The appearance of your nails depends on the professional approach of the master and quality materials. Buy quality materials from the Global Fashion store.
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