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Filling

Random question. I just got my nails done professionally for the first time. I got a french manicure with the fake nails. Does any one know how often you are supposed to get them filled?

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belljaz

Asked by belljaz at 12:53 PM on Jul. 20, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • every 2 weeks
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 12:54 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

  • OK! Thank you! What exactly do they do when they fill them?
    belljaz

    Answer by belljaz at 12:56 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

  • You get them filled whenever you need it. The faster your nails grow the quicker you need it. When there gets to be a gap between your cuticle and the acrylic where you real nail shows then you need a fill. And they just fill it with more acrylic, kind of like just adding another coat.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

  • Usually the schedule is 2 weeks, but if your nails grow faster or slower, you may need to adjust. What they do is cut them down (if you request it), fill in the grown-out section with new acrylic and repolish the nails. If you had white tips added, it may look "off" because the tip no longer appears at your fingertip. You may want to have them paint over it with an opaque color.
    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 2:16 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

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