Different shapes, an explosion of colours, pictures and patterns – the gel nails are very popular with teenage girls and young women. Inspired by the celebrities worldwide who take this trend of very long nails to a whole another level, all the beauty and manicure salons are full with women expressing different wishes how they want their nails to look like. And next comes the excessive filing, gluing and the sometimes, painful procedure of nail extension with gel (acrylic mixture).
The procedure includes UV curing which is a chemical process that basically hardens the gel with the help of UV or blue light. The results are always flattering (except when you won’t get the result you are hoping for due to the lack of skills of your nail technician, but, that is another story), however, how healthy would your nails be after several of those procedures? Is it worth it? Sadly, no. It is not worth it. Nails, like the rest of your body, need to be taken care of in a healthy way and they shouldn’t suffer the consequences of harsh beauty procedures. Let’s see why.Source: http://publish.lycos.com/various-tips-and-tricks/2019/05/09/why-a-7-free-nail-polish-is-far-better-than-gel-nail-manicure/