Road Test: Acrylic Nails vs Gel Nails with Addison Town Center

Road Test: Acrylic Nails vs Gel Nails with Addison Town Center

Whether you think fake nails are classy or a little tacky, a necessity or an occasional treat, there is no doubt that they have taken over the beauty industry. If you are considering going down the fake nail path, there are a couple of things you should weigh up before making this decision. LA Nails at Addison Town Center offers gel, acrylic, and every other fake nail option! We found everything you need to know about acrylic nails vs. gel nails:

Acrylic Nails

Pros of Acrylic Nails

-Acrylic nails are known for being extra strong, and they last a super long time

-Simple removal process

-Acrylic nails encourages nail growth and reduces nail biting

Cons of Acrylic Nails

-Long-term use can result in nail bed damage

-High risk of bacterial infections in between the fake nail and the real nail

-Acrylic nails have a less natural look

-Application involves strong chemicals and fumes

Gel Nails

Gel nails have been around for a shorter time than acrylic nails however they have taken the industry by storm. See below some pros and cons of gel nails:

Pros of Gel Nails

-Natural feel

-Gel nails last up to 3 weeks without chipping or cracking (win!)

-“Setting” gel nails takes around 5-10 seconds with an LED light

-No application odor

Cons of Gel Nails

-LED and UV lights can be damaging

-Removing gel nails involves soaking your nails in 100% acetone for about 8-10 minutes.

-Less durable than acrylic nails

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