FAQs

Application and products:

Q - Does it hurt to have your nails done?

A - No. It is a painless and relaxing treatment.

Q - How long does it take to build a set of artificial nails?

A - Not very long. Approximately 1 to 1,5 hours.

Q - Will my natural nails continue to grow under the fake nails?

A - Yes they will. If your nail technician uses the right products and applies them correctly. Artificial nails can actually improve the condition of your natural nails by protecting them from picking, biting, excess moisture and other things.

Q - How do gel nails differ from acrylics?

A - Gel is a liquid form of acrylics. One advantage of gel services is that they are odorless which improves the salon environment and condition in which the Nail technician has to work. Like acrylics, gel can be applied over natural nails or over artificial nail tips. They are designed to be as strong as acrylic, but with more flexibility.

Conditioning:

Q - Do artificial nails need to be infilled?

A - Yes, if you like to keep your nails beautiful and in topform. Every 2, 3 or even 4 weeks we will fill in the area on the natural nail where the artificial nail is attached, reapplying the acrylic where it has grown out.

Wear:

Q - How long can you safely wear false nails?

A - If they are applied by a fully qualified Nail technician, the time is unlimited.

Q - Should I be avoiding any products or other things with my artificial nails?

A - Some toners, moisturizing soaps, solvents and other products have oils and emollients that interfere with the nail product. So they should be avoided or you should wear protecting gloves

Q - An artificial nail application. How long will it usually last?

A - Artificial nail applications should be maintained every two or three weeks. It is very important to have regular fills because if the acrylic lifts away from the natural nail, moisture and bacteria can get between them. A professional nail technician can spot and solve problem areas

Q - A basic manicure. How long will it last?

A - A basic manicure will last one or two weeks, depending on your lifestyle and the qualification of the technician. But if, you work in the garden without gloves, it probably won't last long. So you should take care of what you are doing.

Nail art and paint:

Q - Can i take a bath, shower or go swimming?

A - Yes you can. However, you should wait at least 5 hours after applying the nail polish to give it a chance to fully dry

General Questions:

Q - After removing the acrylics, how long will it take for my nails to return to normal?

A - If your natural nails were filed properly from the start, and if you have been maintaining your artificial nails with regular visits to the salon, your nails will still be in good condition after removing the acrylics.

Q - Why do nails split?

A - For a number of reasons nails can split. For example: excessive exposure to the elements or chemicals, poor diet, bad sleep, nail biting and other things can be the cause. Its also a good habit to use a file instead of a nail clipper or scissor.

Q - What causes fungal infections and how should you treat them?

A - Nail technicians should be able to recognize some of the signs of fungal infections. The green spots frequently seen on clients with extensions are more often pseudomonas (bacterial infection because of moist in air pockets under the nail plate) and frequently are confused for fungus. Fungus organisms love to infest wide and open spaces. There are all kind of medications available for treating nail fungus, which should be discussed with your dermatologist.

Q - Do you service children?

A - Yes, of course we do. We really see no difference between small hands and fingers of some adults and those of teenager children, besides they could become our future clients.