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Postby curvygirl » Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:31 pm

I have just taken off my acrylic nails. My nails look terrible as I suspected they would and would love to know your secrets to restore them to their former selves.
Need to get motivated.
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Re: FINGERNAILS

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:37 am

I've never had experience of removing acrylic nails, but I have very weak and brittle nails so maybe my experience in that department can help! I use nail strengthening solutions that you can find at any pharmacy. Just look in the nail care area for different hardening lacquers and nail polishes. I find the nail strengthening creams are rubbish and do nothing, but there are several types of nail polish that help stop my nails from splitting or flaking. I usually use the Sally Hansen 'Diamond Strength' line, but there are quite a few brands to choose from these days.

Good luck. I hope your nails don't take too long to recover.
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Re: FINGERNAILS

Postby electrongirl » Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:42 am

I had the same thing happen to me after I took mine off. I used complete care hand & nail cream on them everyday (about 4-5 times a day) for a while and they are now back to normal. It takes a while for them to heal as they have had quite a few layers taken off.

I won't ever get acrylics again after that.
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Re: FINGERNAILS

Postby qtpie » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:21 pm

i had my nails done 3 times, my nails used to grow quite well then i started cutting them back for work, then i started getting falsies put on and ever sinse then they had never been the same, to restore them takes time, i kept getting ridges in them and they would grow all bumpy, it's been almost a year sinse I have last had them done and they have only just come back to normal, I found cutting them back as usuing a nail treatment syuch as calcuim nail poilish or sally hansen nail treatment, wihch helps your nails grow it's in a green bottlem the best thing for our nails is time unfortunatly
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Re: FINGERNAILS

Postby glam1 » Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:41 pm

Time and cuticle oil. Even just massaging plain old olive oil into the cuticle daily. Handcream rubbed into the cutile
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