Page Text: What is the difference between Acrylic Nail and Silk/Fiberglass Nail??
Silk/Fiberglass Nail is lighter and looks natural; however, it won’t stay very well if you happen to wash your hands a lot. Acrylic Nail is much stronger, and you can do almost any kind of work. A skillful nail technician can make Acrylic Nail also look natural and light. There are two more good things about Acrylic Nail: you pay less money and spend less time at nail salon.
What is the good length for artificial nails?
The safe and regular nail extension is no more than 1/3 the length of the nail bed. This length is also good for the beginner. You should be very careful if your nail is longer than half of the nail bed; and it’s very dangerous if your nail is longer than the length of your nail bed.
Can artificial nails cause mould or fungus?
No, they can’t. However, mould and fungus can grow under the artificial nails, which are lifting, cracking or breaking, and even under the natural nails, because of lacking a regular and professional nail care.
Should I reconsider wearing artificial nails, or is there any product that can prevent the mould and fungus?
There is absolutely no reason for you to worry about wearing artificial nails. Today, many preventive medicines are available to you, which, when used daily, will condition your nails and cuticles, and also prevent you from getting the mould or fungus. Ask our nail technicians about these products.
What if I already have mould or fungus?
There are some good products that can cure nail mould or fungus. You should need the advice from your dermatologist, or your trustworthy nail tech, before buying these products. Our nail techs can recommend you the good products on the market now.
What are the common shapes of nail?
There are five common nail shapes:
*Square: The free edge is straight across. This shape is strong because of its full width at the free edge. This shape may cause injury to the skin because of its sharp corners.
*Round: The free edge is round comforting to the fingertip. Male customers usually choose this shape because of their natural round fingertip.
*Oval: The free edge is oval. Most professional customers who usually have their hands on display choose this shape. It looks attractive.
*Pointed: Top of the free edge is narrow and pointed. This shape is suited to thin hands with narrow nail beds; however, it is weak and breaks easily.
*Square-Round: This shape is the combination of square shape and round shape. The front edge of the free edge is straight across with the corners rounded off. This shape is strong and suited to those who work with their hands. It looks young and is the most popular nail shape now.