The gel nails are a great alternative for those who like long nails, but can’t let them grow for a long time. The nail artist Katya P Babu, Director of Salon Mint Pepper explains that, to keep the beautiful result, maintenance needs to be done once a month. “When we put the gel nail, this a little to remove the keratin of the nail (natural glow as said by ehealthfacts.org), so the nail of the client gets a little thinner,” he says.
But she points out that the gel nail does not spoil the natural nail, unless you try to rip it inappropriately. Before choosing method, here are some advantages and disadvantages.
Advantages of gel nails
-They are super sturdy and have natural-looking;
-Is a good solution for those who have very weak nails and breaking too often, since they protect the natural nail, which grows healthy;
-Get a shiny appearance even without enamel, just pass a lotion on my hands and have the same effect as if it had just left the Salon;
-All the materials used in the placement of nails are hypoallergenic;
-The size and the format is on the discretion of each person and the enamel lasts from 10 to 15 days;
-Maintenance is simple and can be done once a month only;
-In some halls it is possible to choose nails decorated permanently, which already come with decorations.
Disadvantages of gel nails
Who has brittle nails with a history, can worsen if use the gel nail for long;
-Your withdrawal is more complicated than the other nails. In some cases, you must screw the gel completely, which can leave the natural nails weakened for a time;
-If the room is not reliable, look for another, even if it is more expensive, because if the gel used in the application of the nails is not of quality, can create fungus or allergies.