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Gel nails typically hold color longer than acrylic nails. Although gel nails are more expensive then acrylics, they do not result in unattractive chipping as often as with acrylic nails. Gel nails are more flexible and t... More »

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Acrylic nails involve mixing acrylic powder with a liquid and applying the mixture to the nails; it hardens with exposure to air. Gel nails involve applying multiple coats of a polish-like substance that requires exposur... More »

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Good gel nail designs for fall include solid color nails with a glitter accent nail, leopard print nails, tribal prints and neutral-toned geometric print designs. Fall is a great time to explore different nail designs wh... More »

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To apply gel nails, clean the nails, apply a base coat, add two layers of gel color polish and a layer of topcoat, and cure the nails. Use gel base coat, gel color polish, gel topcoat, a nail brush, a nail file, water an... More »

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Applying acrylic nails on children involves the same steps as putting the nails on an adult hand. Using the necessary supplies, prepare the nails with a manicure, apply the acrylic tips, and finish off the job with filin... More »

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Silk wrap nails are artificial nails that can be used in place of acrylics. They are made of synthetic silk and are applied to the natural nail with glue. More »

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The best way to get acrylic nails off is to dissolve the adhesive section between the nail and the acrylic using acetone. More »

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