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I'm afraid of everything and need advice! :)

Hello all! This is my very first post (yay, go me!). I'm just going to give you my life story and let you all advise me on what to do!

Basically, I got acrylics done for years and years until I, quite suddenly, developed an awful allergy to them. Yes, I've only been to discount salons who are probably using MME (see, I read!) Shame on me. Anywho, I am allergic to practically everything from grass to chicken meat. I tend to ignore my allergies because I'm stubborn. I have paper thin nails that won't grow. They're flimsy and bend easily. To top it all off, I bite them! OY VEY! I don't want any more dental work (yeah, years of nail biting will wear your poor chompers) and having fake nails on prevents me from biting them and makes me look less pathetic.

I'm looking into Gelish and Shellac, wondering if there's a possibility I will be allergic to them (I know there's a possbility, I mean how high are the chances, because I'm not quite sure what "gel" is). Or ANYTHING anyone can suggest to help me have pretty nails again.

Thank you so much and sorry for the book!

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4 Replies

2 years, 7 months ago
Dear Afraid of everything

You could try gel nails.  They are better for your nails than acrylic, and they are more expensive. but woth it  Try to stay away from the Oriental salons.

Good luck!


Carole VonAllten

2 years, 7 months ago
Re: I'm afraid of everything and need advice! :)

Hey LittleSiren- I know how it feels to be allergic to a lot of things. And, I know how difficult it can be to find a solution for nails. Have you tried fashion nails - it's like a wall paper for your nails. Check out the reviews on it and read a few articles relating nails. I think you'll find it interesting and helpful.

2 years, 7 months ago
Try the new stickers on nails, where you can get super cute designs! Sally Hansen has some cute ones

2 years, 7 months ago
Thank you!

Thank you all for your replies! I will certainly look into these things :)

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