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I have been considering getting gel or acrylic nail enhancements, but upon reflection I'm facing a rather major consideration.......I have ski slope nails that are really turning upwards and they grow fast, as Geeg explained I would have to remove the enhancement every 2-3 months. Which is not a viable solution for me.

What nail regime should I follow to maximise strengh and growth. Of course I'll be using the solar products and CND treatments.

I would also like to know if I could just use one light coat of gel on my natural nails without build up at the appex, that could be applied like a simple nail polish and cure it with UV, to ensure a maximum nail polish life? Obviously it won't alter the shape of my nails but I don't see other alternatives to that situation, other than accepting the shape of my nails, which are healthy anyway.

Any advise will be welcome

Kat
 

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Hey Kat. It depends on the severity of the Ski Jump.
Gel and Fibreglass usually isnt the best option for Ski Jump nails. I would still go for L&P. If your nails are not to up-turned you may be able to get away without replacing them as frequently.

Remember that dermatologist recommend to keep your nails coated to keep them healthy ;)
 

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I measured from the base at the cuticles the angle it slopes at and I'm getting 15 degrees of sloping!!! :rolleyes:

Is that a ski jump worthy of notice???? ;)

Sorry for asking but what does L & P stand for? ;)
 

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ACk!


I left my protractor in my other pants :lol:

Not sure on that. I would at least give it a go :)
 

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Ok! what maximum lengh of the tip of the natural nail underneath the enhancement can it stand before removing the enhancement and start a new one? My nail grows fast and would like to have a ball park on how long could I just refill it. :)
 
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