When you go to nail salons, you might be asked to choose between acrylic and gel nails. Both of them will give your hands a superb look. In some ways, they have differences. Which among them is the best for you will depend on your preference. If you want a more natural look, gel nails are more suitable for you. They will also cause less damage to your natural fingernails. Furthermore, they will also bring forth a shiny and clear finish. They will also not cause any odor to emit, unlike when you’re wearing acrylic nails. However, gel nails are a bit more expensive than their acrylic counterpart. In addition to this, they require more maintenance.
Applying artificial nails can be done at home; however, if you do not know yet how to place the artificial nails on your fingers, it will be best to go to a salon and let a gel nail or acrylic nail technician do it for you. You can also let these professionals remove them to avoid damage. Once you are sure you know how to do it yourself without damaging your natural nails; that will be the time that you can do the task at home.