Allergic reactions and nail safety
Most acrylic nails are safe and your natural nails won't be harmed. Some natural nails will have a discoloration on a very small level but the nails are still healthy. When acrylic nails are removed the natural nails may be coarse and ridged due to the process of applying the acrylic nails and the growth of the natural nail underneath.
Very rarely is there an allergic reaction to the ingredients used for acrylic nails. If you have a tendency to experience allergic reactions consult with the nail technician or beauty salon with the included ingredients prior to receiving service. If you experience some peeling around your nails, your nails are overly itchy, and redness an allergic reaction might have occurred so don't hesitiate to consult with your doctor.
A nail infection is cause for concern; infections most commonly occur when moisture is present in-between the acrylic nail and the natural nail. Bacteria can grow from the moisture between the nails creating an environment for fungi as well. Natural nails that are overly thickened and discolored should immediately be evaluated by your dermatologist.
Applying acrylic nails can also lead to infections if the tools used are not properly taken care of. Always check that your nail technician is licensed and be sure to ask a lot of questions if somewhere in the application process you are nervous or unsure of what is going on. No matter what, always make sure you are going to a nail sal...
Tips for A Healthy Manicure
Tips for A Healthy Manicure
Image is important to many people we spend a lot of money on things that improve our personal image. We invest in many things, anywhere from designer clothing to Lipozene for weight loss purposes. Manicures are a popular way for people to treat themselves and manicurists are a great way to have professionally done nails. Some people even do it themselves. A lot of people aren’t aware of the various side affects of getting a manicure. There have been many reports in recent years of women developing nail fungus or bacterial infections that can look really bad and feel even worse. There are steps women can take towards ensuring that they don’t get a painful infection or disease from poor manicure practices.
Do A Little Research:
If you’re thinking about getting your nails done professionally then you should check out salon first. Look around and see if it appears clean and sanitary. See if the manicure tables are clean and kept neat and tidy. Also see if the floor is clean and clear of debris.
Ask For Proper Safety Equipment:
If you’re getting your nails done, ask the manicurist to wear gloves. This can cut down greatly on the chances of infection and getting any fungus under your skin or nails. Bring Your Own Nail Polish:
You may not be aware but many salons will allow you to bring your own nail polish. This can ensure, not only the perfect color match you’re looking for, that a polish or brush that hasn’t been sued by somebody else. You want to make sure that a bottle of nail polish has only touched your hands and not somebody else’s’. Aside from this, you can be sure that the polish you bring is free from toxins that may have harmful components for your skin or nails.
Give Yourself Time In-between Manicures:
If you get your nails done too often this can strip your nails and harm your cuticles. It’s best to wait at least two weeks between...
First impressions count
Sometimes you bow, sometimes you kiss twice, but in America it's standard for a greeting to begin with a handshake. The very first impression and touch when meeting someone can involve a person's hand; dirty hands, gnarled nails, manicured nails, and clean, soft hands can all give off certain impressions about a person.
For those who bite their nails getting a manicure and an artificial set of nails is a good way to quit the habit. For nails that break easily the more they are maintained and manicured the stronger the nail becomes avoiding more breakage.
While manicures are meant to protect and care for fingernails manicures also treat the hand and skin. Often time's salons & spas will massage lotion onto the hands during a manicure and treat the skin to maintain the softness and hydration that skin needs.
Don't let the stigma of manicures ruin it for men. For thousands of years men have been getting manicures; before battle they got manicures to match their war paint. Whether a manicure is to put artificial nails on, file and paint natural nails, or just to nurture the hand and nails a manicure is always a good way to show your body you care....