Nail Tips: Do’s and Don’ts for Acrylic Nails in New Smyrna Beach

Dos and Don’ts for Acrylic Nails in New Smyrna Beach

We all want to look our best, and gorgeous nails can certainly help. With a wide array of colors and accessories, the options seem limitless when it comes to acrylic nails. There are, however, some things you should know about acrylic nail care. Here are some valuable tips:

First, you should always start with healthy nails. Acrylic nails are beautiful, but they can be hard on natural nails, so make sure yours are in tip-top shape before you have artificial nails applied. Foods rich in calcium, zinc and vitamins A, C, E and B are an excellent source to promote nail health. Natural collagen supplements can also be beneficial.

Depending on how quickly your nails grow, it is also best to visit a professional nail salon for regular nail maintenance to help prevent nail damage….approximately every two weeks.

Once you have your acrylic nails, there are a few things you can do to protect them. You should always wear rubber gloves for household chores, do not expose them to harsh chemicals, don’t bite or cut them, and do not use them to open soft drink cans. Any nail polish remover with acetone should be avoided because it can weaken your new nails or cause them to separate from your natural nail. Do not use glue to repair your nails because it isn’t watertight. Seek help from a professional salon instead. Finally, acrylic nails should be properly removed to avoid harm to your natural nails. It is best to trust a trained salon professional for this process as well.

Swanky Salon is New Smyrna Beach’s reliable source for professional nail care and beauty for the entire family. Call for an appointment at either of our convenient locations – Swanky Chic’ Salon on Orange Street (386-427-4444) or Swanky Studio Salon and Spa at Urban Loft on Canal (386-410-4745).