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Gel Nail Extensions : gel polish vs gel nails


Gel Polish


  • Thin and robust product which gives it both versatility and sturdiness
  • Natural look along with the high shine gel nails
  • Lasts up to 2 weeks
  • Removal technique through acetone wraps doesn’t leave nails thin, or torn.
  • Fixing time is faster
  • Flexible
  • No smudging on the way home
  • No chipping, peeling or fading
  • Easy to remove


Acrylic Nail Extensions

Acrylic nails are a combination of a liquid monomer and a powder polymer. They produce a tough protective coating on your natural nails. The product hardens as it’s exposed to the air. Acrylic is transparent. A nail polish is put on after. It’s a like a two part system, but instead of with the gel, it is in separate containers. When the liquid and powder are mixed together it becomes Acrylic which looks like a small bead on a brush.

  • Acrylic nails are extremely durable and strong and might last a very long time
  • You are able to soak off acrylic nails at home without the support of a specialist
  • Generally more affordable than gel nail application
  • Could be fixed without the support of a nail technician
  • Great for adding length to nails
  • Easy removal with acetone
  • Can occasionally look more artificial
  • It cures in the air, no need for a LED/UV LAMP like gel nail extensions
  • It’s got a strong odour unlike gels
  • They can encourage clients to stop biting their natural nails


Gel Nail Extensions 

Gel nails are essentially extensions made using a looking like gel product that’s hardened beneath an UV or LED Light. The gel was designed to imitate how natural nails look. They’re designed to last longer and give oportunity for those who’s got short nails, the chance to wear long nails without being fearful of common natural nails breaking from many reasons. Perhaps you wonder what’re the benefits of having them of course.

A  great and natural method to strengthen your very own nails and also to therefore encourage your natural nails to grow.

It’s an odourless application, as compared to acrylic nails which may be a little potent when applying.

  • Flexible
  • Looking natural
  • High shine
  • Adds strength
  • Adds length


Adds strength.
Adds length.

If a customer has difficulty growing their fingernails, extensions may be used whilst the real one grow. When it gets to the preferred length, overlays can be worn out instead to ensure they remain long and robust
To get the maximum out of your own nail enhancements, and to keep them looking their best, it is your liability to look after them accordingly

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