Our Gel-X Nail Extension Service uses the same materials as a Gel Manicure, but the technique can create length past your natural nails, thanks to clear tips that are filed to blend seamlessly with them. Unlike acrylic or hard-gel extensions, Gel-X tips don't just sit at the tip of the nails.
Are gel X nails better than acrylic?
One of the main reasons people choose Gel-X is for their natural look, and the durability. They're much thinner than an acrylic nail, and can be shaped to contour to your specific nail shape. Plus, they're much more gentle on your natural nails because it uses nonacid based products.
How long does a gel X manicure last?
3-4 weeks Gel-x nails will rapidly convert you. When properly fitted, the nails can last up to 3-4 weeks without lifting, which means no elevated edges or peeling off. Is gel-x better than artificial nails? Gel extensions are quite safe if applied and removed correctly.
Do they cut your nails for gel X?
Your manicurist will apply the extension, made out of gel polish, directly onto your natural nail and then cut and shape it to your preference. Gel-X extensions have clear tips that help create length past your natural nails and provide extra support for the nail extension, taking the pressure off your nail bed.
Is gelx better than gel?
While I don't mean to suggest that Gel-X is making my nails stronger, they're in WAY better shape than when I used to get gel manicures sanded off every two weeks. When my sets are removed, my nails look pretty normal, too – no breakage or thinning is happening underneath the Gel-X nail.
How long should a manicure take?
30 to 60 minutes An average appointment takes 30 to 60 minutes depending on how rough your hands are, the type of polish you have applied, and drying time.