I say this all the time but I should “never say never”. We’ve discussed nails before and I thought I had my mind made up. I was going to have gel nails done from now on, period.
Well, for the past several months, I have switched from gel nails to an acrylic overlay. I’m not going to bore you with all the pros and cons of gel nails vs. acrylic nails. There are pros and cons to both.
I will say I was having trouble with my gel nails chipping within a few days and that was driving me crazy.
So here we go, I’m back to acrylic again. I decided to give acrylic a try because my nail technician prefers acrylic. (I have started going to a new nail technician who works from her home. It’s private and clean! She’s also a christian and we talk about our faith, our family and a little bit about fashion 🙂 )
She doesn’t glue a tip on my nail because I don’t like long nails. She does an acrylic overlay. That is it!
She uses a special formula and some of you have asked about it so here is the exact formula:
For the tip of my nail she uses Creative Perfect Color soft white powder. The other acrylic powder that goes over my complete nail is a mixture she makes. She uses Creative Perfect Powders, 2 parts of blush powder mixed with 1 part soft white.
Now, for my secret to longer lasting acrylic nails and to help them look their best, I use CND Solar Oil. This oil is amazing!!
CND Solar oil is a nail and cuticle conditioning treatment. It moisturizes nails and cuticles. I use it every morning and night. You can use it whether you have your natural nail, gel nail or an acrylic nail.
I keep one bottle on my nightstand and one bottle in my purse. I love this oil!
Have you tried the CND Solar Oil?
***Some of you asked about the white color on my toes, it’s OPI Alpine Snow!
Beauty For the Heart~~“Don’t let the impact of the world shatter your thinking or draw you away from focusing on Me. The ultimate challenge is to keep fixing your eyes on Me, no matter what is going on around you.” -Jesus Calling by Sarah Young
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2
Have a blessed day!
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