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    • Abbafan1972
    • By Abbafan1972 11th Feb 18, 1:46 PM
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    Question about acrylic nails
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    • 11th Feb 18, 1:46 PM
    Question about acrylic nails 11th Feb 18 at 1:46 PM
    I have my nails done about every 3 weeks, depending on the regrowth. Been having them done since Dec 2016 at the same shop.

    I went to have them done on Friday just gone and the girl wanted to do me a new full set for 25 which would involve having them soaked off, but I didn't have time for this as I had another appt to get to. I have been having the same girl for while, but previously just had whoever was available.

    She told me you should have them renewed every 3 months and none of the other people in there have ever told me this, I just have the infills done for 15 every time. I refused because I didn't have time and didn't want to pay 25. She got quite huffy with me and agreed to do just the infills. I told her there was nothing wrong with my nails and no-one has ever said that to me before.

    Is this right - do you need to renew your acrylic nails every so often? I got the feeling she was just trying to bump up her money, as you pay them individually by cash (chinese shop).

    Thanks in advance.
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    • Diamandis
    • By Diamandis 11th Feb 18, 1:53 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 1:53 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 1:53 PM
    I get mine taken off every three visits.
    • Abbafan1972
    • By Abbafan1972 11th Feb 18, 1:54 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 1:54 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 1:54 PM
    I get mine taken off every three visits.
    Originally posted by Diamandis
    for what purpose? My colleague at work has been having acrylic nails and never has a new full set every so often.
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    • GwylimT
    • By GwylimT 11th Feb 18, 2:02 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 2:02 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 2:02 PM
    My wife has a new set every few visits, as the acrylic grows out, so continually infilling means you don't have acrylics, just gel polish.
    • jfdi
    • By jfdi 11th Feb 18, 2:08 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 2:08 PM
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    • 11th Feb 18, 2:08 PM
    Mine are very rarely taken off, just odd ones replaced at my infills as they dry out and come off.
    There again, I pay double what you do, OP, and the only machinery is the drier for the shellac!
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