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09-02-2021, 11:27 AM
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False Nails.

I know each to their own, but I could not live with those attached to my fingernails, for a start, how can anyone clean, with them great long talons on their nails,?

Ooh, Iíve just broken a nail ,how many times have I heard that.😂🤣😅

Would/ do you wear them?

What are the benefits of wearing them?

I also had a friend who wore them, no natural light getting to her own nails, her own nails went black after wearing them for so long, itís not natural wearing them day in day out.
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09-02-2021, 11:34 AM
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I have never worn false nails, but do admire them on other people occasionally. Some designs are really pretty, but it does worry me about the glue seeping into your skin, or whatever they use. Also the nail bars round here stink to high heaven.
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09-02-2021, 11:37 AM
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Hi Pauline I don't wear false nails neither do I varnish them and it is a mystery to me why anyone does .

I guess some will say 'they look nice' but for me there are more important things than 'looking nice' like cleaning/cooking/gardening . I don't think false nails would stand up well to a days gardening or making bread.
What is wrong with well trimmed clean natural nails.
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09-02-2021, 11:37 AM
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No, Pauline, I do not like false nails. I grow mine to whatever length I want them and do use nail varnish if I am going out for a night out ( remember those?) but I always take it off again before going to bed. Would never varnish my toenails.
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09-02-2021, 12:31 PM
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I wear false nails because, 1, I like them 2, because my nails are rubbish.
They are what you have for a normal size length.
As for gardening with them. I do my garden and 2 others plus another as and when needed. Nothing destroys them.
What you need to know is that there are different salons. Most use cheaper products. You have to find one that uses good quality glues etc.
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09-02-2021, 01:31 PM
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I dont like people with long or false nails that are all showy and glittery, they just look dirty to me. If they are normal lookng and pretty plain polish ok..

My daughter had nails done to help her get over her nail biting habit (didnt work) and to look decent at a job interview.

Personally for my lifestyle they wouldnt work. I know I would get them caught up somewhere.

Men with long nails....bleh nasty
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09-02-2021, 01:44 PM
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I used to wear them many, many moons ago. I recall a night in a dark smoky club, lit only by those ultra violet bulbs that were so popular back in the sixties (remember all the fellahs in suits with all the dandruff on their shoulders in plain view? )

Anyway, there was this bloke I fancied something rotten, and he was there that night. We were all talking (shouting over the music) and laughing at something he'd said - I affectedly put my hand on his shoulder as I laughed (come on, I was 17, cut me some slack!), and three of my white painted false nails came off, clinging to his purple mohair sweater. OMG, how embarrassing! All my friends were convulsed with laughter as I crept around behind him trying to retrieve them without him realising
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09-02-2021, 01:47 PM
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Re: False Nails.

Originally Posted by pauline3 ->
I know each to their own, but I could not live with those attached to my fingernails, for a start, how can anyone clean, with them great long talons on their nails,?

Ooh, Iíve just broken a nail ,how many times have I heard that.😂🤣😅

Would/ do you wear them?

What are the benefits of wearing them?

I also had a friend who wore them, no natural light getting to her own nails, her own nails went black after wearing them for so long, itís not natural wearing them day in day out.
I donít wear false nails as I am blessed with nice natural nails and cuticles so I grow my own nails and I have them overlayed with gel nail polish at a nail salon. I usually do a manicure and pedicure at the same time.

I have a short/medium length as it suits my lifestyle. See picture attached.

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09-02-2021, 01:52 PM
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Re: False Nails.

Originally Posted by Pixie Knuckles ->
I have never worn false nails, but do admire them on other people occasionally. Some designs are really pretty, but it does worry me about the glue seeping into your skin, or whatever they use. Also the nail bars round here stink to high heaven.
Each to their own, I think false nails, are just that, ď falseĒ..they look tacky to me,
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09-02-2021, 01:56 PM
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Re: False Nails.

Originally Posted by Meg ->
Hi Pauline I don't wear false nails neither do I varnish them and it is a mystery to me why anyone does .

I guess some will say 'they look nice' but for me there are more important things than 'looking nice' like cleaning/cooking/gardening . I don't think false nails would stand up well to a days gardening or making bread.
What is wrong with well trimmed clean natural nails.


I couldnít bear cooking or mixing my ingredients ,especially when I make meatballs, with all that squishing through the fingers,...having false nails on, Iíd worry one would drop off and be cooked in the ingredients,
 
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