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How long do you keep your acrylic nails on for

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FoxAndTheBound Sun 05-Feb-17 18:35:22

Before getting them replaced?

Got my 1st set ever done on the 17th Jan. When should I get them removed and redone? The woman didn't say.

teachergirl2011 Sun 05-Feb-17 18:36:24

I get infils every 2 weeks you only need a new set every few months x

FoxAndTheBound Sun 05-Feb-17 18:38:10

Oh she didn't mention refils. She didn't really speak at all.

Lndnmummy Sun 05-Feb-17 19:49:59

Yes, infill every two weeks x

FoxAndTheBound Sun 05-Feb-17 19:58:14

Wow that's £18! I think I will wait another week and just get them redone 😂

itsbetterthanabox Sun 05-Feb-17 20:06:18

Getting them redone completely is not necessary and its damaging to the nail and expensive to get them removed and replaced all the time.
You can get infills every 2-3 weeks. An infill will look like new set again.

SeaLionsOnMyShirt Sun 05-Feb-17 20:13:52

I used to get a fill every 2 weeks (£18 is very cheap actually!) and then a new set after about 6 fills, so around every 3 months.

FoxAndTheBound Sun 05-Feb-17 20:15:28

Oh right. Ok. I'll do that then.

I might go somewhere else because the lady didn't explain any of this and she actually cut my fingers.

Ohb0llocks Sun 05-Feb-17 20:17:57

It wasn't an NSS salon was it?

FoxAndTheBound Sun 05-Feb-17 20:29:54

What does that mean?

It was just a salon in my local small shopping centre. When she pushed my cuticle back she used the things that look like dog nail clippers to remove dead skin bit she cut chunks out on 3 fingers and had to put some burning stuff on with a cotton bud. The nails looked ok (one was wonky) but it was ruined by the big scabs where she did that.

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