My Opinion | Acrylic Nails2:40:00 PM
My thoughts on the acrylic nails trend are as follows...
Shape - I love that you have more control over your nail shape and can pretty much have them as long or short as you like
Quality - The quality and look you get with acrylic nails is amazing if it is done right... I usually get gel nail polish to make them last even longer. I usually can make mine last up to three to four weeks without any nails breaking
Look - The look and style acrylic nails give you adds so much to your overall look. Makes your fingers look super long and skinny, jewelry looks more poppin', and completes your outfit
Price - The amount of money I drop in a year on my nails is ridiculous. We are talking anywhere from $40 - $60 a month... around $480 - $720 a year! It is a lot of money, but considering I don't spend much on pampering myself... I think it is worth it
Impractical - Some could say acrylic nails are hard to function with if you have a lifestyle where your hands are needed for work. I try to not get mine too long because I can hardly type. But you do find ways to get around these problems. Yet I can still never get my necklaces on because I can't open the clasp. That's frustrating
Unnatural Look - You either love or hate the look of acrylic nails. It took me a while to get around to wearing them. I personally loved having short nails as far as looks go... but the older I get the more I love long nails. Sometimes I do see people that have awful acrylic nails and it makes me cringe. If it is not done right it looks terrible and completely fake.