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Short false nails - what to get?

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fridgepants Mon 03-Nov-14 15:17:13

I an effort to kick my dermotillomania, I've decided to try false nails. However, I don't want them to be long - just a tiny bit above my fingertip - as I find long nails difficult to type/do things with. Most people seem to get them because they want length, not because they want the ends to be too thick to pick at skin with! the Boots ones I have are about 1cm over the end of my finger and it feels like having prosthetic fingers.

What are some good brands/sellers to try? I'd rather put them on myself than go to a salon.

VegasIsBest Mon 03-Nov-14 22:23:46

Hi. I have acrylics applied at a salon. My nails have always been horrible and now I love the acrylics. The salon cut them down so they are quite short as I also need to be able to type etc. They still look fab and make my hands look so much better.

itsbetterthanabox Mon 03-Nov-14 22:50:33

You can file stick on false nails to whatever length you want.
I find stick ons fall off very easily though.

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