Bretonside Beauty Clinic is a Nail Salon based in Plymouth, we offer many Nail treatments, such as Shellac, Acrylic Nails, Manicures and Pedicures. Below we have given an explanation of Acrylic Nails to help further understand the difference between Shellac Nails and Acrylic Nails.

What are Acrylic Nails?

It is a mixture of a liquid and powder that is applied to you nail plate, and usually a nail tip.

Benefits of Acrylic Nails:

If you really struggle to grow you own nails, acrylic extensions might be the perfect solution for you! Acrylics can be very strong and durable if looked after properly, and depending on what shape you choose (stiletto, almond, coffin, round, square, squoval?!) they can enhance to look of your hands dramatically.

The Pros of Acrylic Nails:

Strength/durability Your natural nails can grow underneath They can enhance to look of your hands & make them look more feminine

The Cons of Acrylic Nails

Many people don’t like the smell of the acrylic liquid Depending of you nail technician, they can damage your natural nails.


Remember, you nails are jewels, not tools! You need to look after you extensions by having infills every 2-3 weeks and applying cuticle oil twice a day. It is also recommended that you wear gloves while doing house work, dishes and gardening. Contact Bretonside Beauty Clinic, Plymouth to Book your Acrylic Nails today.

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