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To apply acrylic nails, prepare the natural nails by removing the shine and applying the appropriate bonding agents. Load a nail brush with an acrylic bead, pat and smooth the acrylic over the nail, file the nail into sh... More »

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Acrylic nails last about two weeks with proper care, and nail refills performed by a technician can make them last a few weeks longer. Treating the nails with regular filing and lotion application can also help elongate ... More »

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Non-acetone nail polish remover can be used on acrylic nails. The powerful solvent in acetone nail polish removers damages acrylic nails, causing them to lift and separate from the natural nail. More »

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To remove acrylic nails, you need nail clippers, a nail buffer, acetone, two glass bowls, and cream or cuticle oil. Cover the surface you are using with a plastic bag, and lay newspaper over it to absorb spills. Clip the... More »

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To soak off acrylic nails, fill a glass bowl with acetone-based nail polish remover. Put petroleum jelly on the skin around your nails, place your nails in the bowl of acetone, and let the nails soak. Use a cuticle pushe... More »

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Glitter acrylic nails are traditional acrylic nails with glitter tips. The glitter is applied after the acrylic surface has hardened. Tips with glitter already inside them are also available. More »

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Nail overlays are products applied on top of fingernails or toenails to make the nails stronger and less prone to breaking or splitting. Overlays are made of gel, acrylic or fiber wraps, which are made of fiberglass or s... More »

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