Guide To Getting Nail Extensions

By Prapti Upadhayay
Published Nov 24, 2022

Hindustan Times

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Lifestyle

Are you planning to get your nail extensions done? Here are some things to keep in mind

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What are the different types? 

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There are majorly two types of nail extensions namely acrylics and gel. Gel extensions are done on nail beds as opposed to acrylics, which attach an artificial nail tip

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How much time does getting nail extensions take? 

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You are mistaken if you believe that the procedure will proceed as quickly as the reels on your Instagram feed shows. It takes at least 1.5 to 2 hours to get nail extensions done

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How long do nail extensions last? 

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If properly applied and maintained, they can last for about 2-3 weeks. After that, your nail starts to grow and a gap between the extensions and your cuticle becomes visible

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How much do the nail extensions cost? 

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Depending on the nail salon you select, nail extensions might cost anywhere from Rs. 500 to Rs. 5,000

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How are the nail extensions removed? 

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While you could try to take out your nail extensions at home, that is not really safe. It is safer to get your extensions removed from a nail salon 

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Are there any side effects of nail extensions? 

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Nail extensions may weaken and roughen your nails. Getting nail extensions done frequently can cause long-term damage to your nails

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