Are acrylic gel nails or silk wrapped artificial nails better for your real nails?

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I'm a nail technician and to be honest, they're both going to damage your natural nail bed.


Acrylic and wraps can be soaked off with acetone, but Gels must be clipped or filed off.


I would not recommend Gel unless you plan on keeping up with it, and having it filled every 2 weeks.


For a one-time application, I would go with just tips alone, or press ons. they will cause the least amount of damage, but if you want something a little stronger, go with the silk wraps.


I personally prefer acrylic to wraps or gels. It's stronger than gel and lasts longer than wraps.
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