Nails Cosmetics

Acrylic or Gel Nail Extensions & Nail Overlays

What are different kinds of Nail Extensions?

Nail extension is a trendy fashion and it has gone far due to the variety of options now available in the market to choose between acrylic nail extensions, gel nail extensions or nail overlays. When it comes to beauty, the first thing which people observe the most is our face and hands. To make us look prettier, women can add extra layers of makeup which makes them more appealing, satisfying and prettier. Makeups are one of the most important toolkits for women and the use of makeup has been increasing day by day.

Growing nails longer in women plays a part in grooming and attractiveness and for that, there have been various methods and techniques for improving the beauty of the nails and make them look natural without compromising on nails health. This process is to be known as Nail Extensions. It is a dream for every girl to have beautiful nails and pretty face nowadays. What are those methods and techniques for nails? We will discuss it all step by step and how to use them as well effectively and efficiently.

Nails Extensions – What are they?

The term nail extension is the technique for making your nail look longer in size and prettier as well. It is not a natural process nor requires any surgical procedures. It is one of the most effective and efficient ways of making your nails look longer and prettier with ease. There are different types of methods for nail extensions but the purpose in all of them remains the same. 

Types of Nails Extensions & Overlays

As every woman have different choice and preference, there are also different types of nail extension for them as well. It is designed in different types to fit the best need for every individual woman when it comes to nail extension.

  1. Acrylic Nails Extensions
  2. Gel Nails Extensions
  3. Nail Overlays
  • Acrylic Nails Extensions:

Acrylics are one of the oldest types of nail extension to be used even in today’s generation it is still in use. It is very simple and efficient and is very effective in results for making your nail look shiny and glossy. 

  • Gel Nails Extensions:

The term gel nail means a formulated mixture that is applied on the top of the artificial nail extension applied directly onto the natural ail, based on the choice of the customer both of the ways are efficient and acceptable. The gel nail is highly efficient as it has a UV layer that protects it from the sunlight. Not only it will protect from the sunlight but it is also very hard and tough and is not easily cracked or damaged.

  • Nail Overlays

When it comes to nail overlays, it is completely a different nail extension. They are applied with an artificial nail to extend the size of the nails and they involve the application of acrylics and gel to be applied directly on the natural nail. 

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Suhira Munshi

Suhira heads the editorial department of SheBegan Magazine. She joined SheBegan Magazine as an author in 2017, and her writings also appeared on cosmopolitan, lifefalcon and other mags. Suhira loves to write on wellness-related topics, skin/hair/beauty tips, and bridal grooming niche. Later, in 2019, she became the head of our editorial board and also holds the position of Growth analyst. Having had sufficient experience with fitness and nutritional balance, Suhira has worked as a fitness trainer at local Gyms, we utilize her experience in our fitness and nutritional recommendations.

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