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23/04/2013 at 10:08
I got mine done last Thursday, so 12 days ago and it is still really good. It usually starts peeling by now with me.
23/04/2013 at 10:15
My toes it last weeks and weeks, in fact the colour I have on now has been on a month!
My fingers, 10 days if I'm lucky.
For my holiday this year I'm keeping my acrylics but having gel polish on top so it lasts but won't peel or fad.
23/04/2013 at 10:17
I'm using gellish as it seems to last better. 2 weeks for me but only because my nails grow so I need the paint redone.
I have booked in for acrylics too for hols. My toes last ages as well, I have the hot pink on them at the moment, but I am thinking that I am going get navy with glitter on my toes
23/04/2013 at 10:20
Three weeks for me and I'm always using pliers/ tools in my job so it lasts ages but only darker coloured ones like the chill red. The French manicure lasted days so I went back and had it taken off and red put on as even the salon said colours last longer.
23/04/2013 at 10:24
I fancy trying Gellish actually
23/04/2013 at 10:31
Fi it's all the same just different brands / colours I've had every gel type polish going. I think Gellish have the most coclour choice, Daisy Gels being a close second.
23/04/2013 at 10:35
My nail tech told my Gellish was different to Shellac lol, I got a long explanation that Gellish was basically a gel polish, so a fine layer of gel, but Shellac is like a shreddie, more flexible and your nails can breathe better and oil penetrates it
23/04/2013 at 10:37
Gelish should last longer as it's a gel polish whereas shellac is only a power polish. If applied correctly and gently cared for, a gel polish should last 3 weeks but its all down to the application. I can't make my own last 3 weeks only because it's harder to apply your own!
23/04/2013 at 10:38
I've no idea what's different, I just go to a salon where they only have gellish.
Ah, LB, so my Nail Tech was telling the truth then.
23/04/2013 at 10:46
Yup she was!
23/04/2013 at 10:49
Are you a Nail Tech LB?
23/04/2013 at 10:57
No I'm a lawyer but I originally wanted to be one and so I did the training and technically I am a qualified nail tech but only do friends etc and not for profit just because I like it!
23/04/2013 at 11:03
So, what would you recommend then? Shellac or Gelish?
23/04/2013 at 11:04
But it's all long lasting polish yes? Therefore the same!
23/04/2013 at 11:14
Thats them after 12 days with the regrowth.
23/04/2013 at 11:31
Gellish lasts longer on me but nothing lasts for holiday as the oils/suncreams wreck it!
23/04/2013 at 11:39
Thats why I am getting acrylics for hols CW
23/04/2013 at 12:06
Gelish personally but only because I'm tight and want it to last!
Acrylics are best for hols as all gel lifts in my experience.
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