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What are Sculptured Acrylics?

By Studio 103 on 12/9/2013

Sculptured Acryclic NailsThese are acrylic nails extensions built up on 'forms'. The free edge (also known as the tip or the white part of the nail) is created by hand using acrylic liquid and powder. No tips are used at all because this free edge is built up on top of the form. The form fits perfectly to the individual nail, creating the perfect curve and improved strength & durability. The whole process is done by hand and the art takes years to master. This is one of the reasons you don't see sculptured nail extensions offered in every salon.Why are sculptured nails stronger? They are stronger for several reasons. A typical nail extension (where a tip has been applied) has a weak spot where the tip is attached to the natural nail. This is why many breaks often occur at the tip. The sculptured nail does not have this weakness because there is no tip. Although each nail has a white 'free edge' and a pink 'body' it is the same product covering the nail from cuticle to free edge and ther ...



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