How To Choose The Perfect Type Of Nail Extension

Nails are something that protects your fingers and your nail bed from harsh objects. But people have changed the perspective and its role by making it look fancy. Nail extension is a new way of making nails look pretty and it has been a part of the trend now.

Girls go crazy with the designs and the colours as it brings the personality out of the people. It does not only look fancy but also looks fashionable. They too hold the trends, trends of different patter, colour schemes, designs, and whatnot.

For those who don’t know what are extensions, extensions are your fake nails that give you the instant length and shape of your choice. There are different type of nail extensions that includes different materials in it.

Different Types Of Nail Extension

1. Acrylic Nails

It is the oldest form of nail extension. It is a powder that turns into a gel with the help of liquid used in it as a chemical to solidify the paste. Then the paste takes the form of a nail and it can be filed in the shape that you like. The paste dries up automatically without the use of UV rays or any other thing.

They are made up of monomer liquid mixed with a polymer powder that forms the paste. They lasted for a good 3-4 weeks. At the time of new growth of your nails, you can get a refill.
The starting price of these nails is INR 2099 for the full set and some INR 1499 for refills.

2. Gel Nails

A thick layer is applied on your nail or on the extension to create a shape. These nails need to get dry with the help of UV rays or LED lights and requires. They are quite expensive than the acrylic ones.

The starting price of these nails is INR 2999 for the full set at a nail salon and an additional sum of INR 1499 for refills.

They can be of any colour just like acrylics but they are on the expensive side. Ay, details can be made on the nails like marble, french or any other detailing that you want can be done.

Choosing the right shade of nail extension
Types of different nail extension

3. Express Nails

These nails are also known as Gel-X or Apres. These nails are the fastest process of getting a nail extension, in this, the gel is applied underneath the nail and is pressed onto your nails. Then they are cured under the UV rays as it needs to get fixed properly. UV rays make them stronger and

It is similar to the stick-on nails but is more durable than that. They stay for a longer period than they stick on.

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4. Dip Powder

They are also known as SNS nails. If you are allergic to nail paints or you don’t like the smell of varnish you can go for powder nails. They come in different shades and colours so you don’t need to worry about that.


What is the safest nail extension?

Gel nails are the least damaging nails as they are easy to apply and remove. They are pain-free nails.

What are the different types of nails?

These are a few types of nails like Acrylics, Hard Gel, Dip Powder, Acrygel/Polygel, Express Nails/Gel-X, BIAB, Fiber Glass, and Silk Wrap.

Which is better gel or acrylic?

Acrylic is better than gel nails as they are more durable and last long.

Which is better Polygel or acrylic?

Polygel manicures can last three to four weeks a bit longer than gel extensions.

Which type of nail extension is best?

Gel extensions top the list again as they are the most natural-looking nails. They’re durable and look good on the hands also they are very comfortable to wear. They last longer than the other types.

What’s the difference between gel powder and acrylic?

 The Acrylic consists of the liquid monomer and the powder polymer is a powdery product and is less glossy than the acrylic nails.

Are acrylic nails safe?

They are not harmful but you need to clean them and maintain hygiene.

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