Advantages And Drawbacks of Nail Extensions

Nail extensions are in vogue these days. Basically, nail extensions are the artificial nails used over natural nails and coat with nail polish or gel for more thrilling looks. It can be either forms or tips, the tips covers the ends only while the forms cover the whole surface of your nail. You can use it in homes or can opt to get them fixed professionally at a salon. However, nail extensions look awesome and gives a flawless look but, at the same there are some drawbacks that are associated with nail extensions. I will articulate some advantages and advantages and enable you to make a wise decision while using nail extensions.

Advantages of Nail Extensions:

Aesthetic looks:

There is no doubt that the nail extension can hide any kind of the imperfections that you have and gives it a flawless pretty look. Nail extensions have the same edges and points like the natural nails and don’t ask for polishing and buffing before the application of nail polish and results in a more attractive and smoother look. Nail extensions either tip or form creates a marvelous black base to create a stunning nail art.

Safety for natural nails:

Though, people thought nail extensions poses health threats but, you will be amazed to know that nail extensions are also used to guard the brittle nail prone to splitting and breaking. Split or broken nails become infected when they come in contact with everyday used objects like table, chair, even the touch of another person can harm them. If these nails are covered with nice and quality nail extension used aptly and by following the sanitary procedures natural nail recovers fast without using any health for your hands.

Disadvantages of Nail Extensions:

  • At the same time, medically it is reported that if the nail extensions are applied improperly or are used with unhygienic adhesive and tools then, it can become infected and can cause health threats to your nail beds and nails. You increase the risk of getting nail infection every time you use nail extensions either at home or professionally.   There are the chances that fungal infection may occur in-between natural and artificial nails and they usually go unnoticed and are transferred to other items, people and the food you touch and eat. Poorly or incorrectly applied nail extension also avert the natural nail growth and harms the nail that may be dangerous in the long term.
  • The look and feel of nail extensions is often unpleasant for some people in the beginning. When you first touch or reach any surface the nail extensions may create a strange sensation. With the passage of time the wearer get used to it  but, for the majority of the people performing everyday tasks with extension is somehow difficult and troublesome.

These are some genuine facts about nail extensions but, the disadvantages can be eliminated if used carefully and properly with full precautions. However, better is to get it done professionally through a nail salon.

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