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Acrylics Extensions

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Acrylics Extensions is available at these salons

Elegance: Glasgow Fort

Provan Walk, Opp: Starbucks
Glasgow Fort

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Elegance : St Nicholas Centre, Aberdeen

Unit W4
Bonaccord

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Elegance: Thistles Centre, Stirling

Unit 19 Marches Mall
The Thistles Centre

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Elegance: Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Lower Mall
Ocean Terminal

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Elegance : Wellgate, Dundee

Level 1
Wellgate Shopping Centre

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Elegance Express Beauty: Keiller

Unit 50-51
Keiller Shopping Centre

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Elegance Upper Mall: Overgate, Dundee

Unit 22 - 23, Upper Mall
Overgate Centre

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Elegance : Lower mall, Overgate

Lower Mall
Overgate Centre

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Elegance: Fort Kinnaird

Fort Kinnaird Adjacent Frankie & Benny's
Newcraighall Road

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Acrylic Extensions
 
Acrylic extensions are nail enhancements, set using a combination of a liquid monomer and powder polymer. Enhancements are created as an option for clients wishing to transform their natural nails instantly for beautiful strong nails.
 
What are the benefits of Acrylic extensions?
 
Acrylic extensions are a popular treatment at elegance salons, as they are long lasting. These enhancements are great for protecting weak nails and prevent you from biting them (if you are a nail biter and want to grow your nails), they are natural looking, and you have plenty of colours and designs to choose from.
 
How are Acrylic Extensions done?
 
Your therapist will firstly carry out a consultation with you to discuss your needs and the end results you are looking to achieve. The treatment is done by combining liquid monomer and powder polymer to make an acrylic nail, this paste is then applied onto your natural nail and tip, which hardens over time and can last up to a good couple of weeks.
 
Is there anything I need to do before my treatment? Pre-care?
 
Your nails must be a normal length for this treatment. Extremely short nails will be difficult to do, also they will not last very long at all. Please make sure your nails are clean and free from any debris, and decide how you want your nails to look, we will try our best!
 

How old must I be to have this done?

From age of 12+ you can receive this service with consent of parent or guardian. 

How long do Acrylic Extensions last for?
 
Acrylic extensions can last up to 2 weeks. We recommend refills every 2 weeks for coverage of the regrowth and to maintain your nails and for longevity of your enhancements (at this point you can even choose a different colour!).
 
I don’t want my nails too long; I desire a natural length. Can I still have these done?
 
Yes, the therapist will carry out a consultation and the treatment will be done step by step. You will be in charge of your shape, length, colour and design.
 
How long will this treatment take?
 
Your appointment will ideally take around 60-70 minutes.
 
What should I be doing after my treatment, are there any restrictions?

Aftercare
 
For 48 hours, please avoid swimming, sauna, steam as the acrylic takes time to bond and harden further to adhere to your nail bed
Do not use your nails as tools this will damage and weaken them
Avoid using nail polish remover containing acetone
Wear gloves when performing household chores, gardening and use of chemicals
If your break a nail or if it comes off, please do not try to glue it back on yourself this could lead to infections
Keep up with maintenance appointments to keep your nails looking their best
Apply cuticle oil daily to prolong enhancements durability and flexibility and cuticle softness
 

Get in touch with the team at your local Elegance Beauty salon for more information or book your acrylic extensions appointment online today!