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Real or fake?

I just moved to a new town and almost every woman has fake nails. I normally just get a mani and pedi, but I feel like maybe I should get them. I have worn them in the past but this last year or so I just got tired of them! How do you wear your nails?

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mistie3480

Asked by mistie3480 at 4:20 PM on Sep. 14, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • natural nails are best in my opinion... with a manicure, or french manicure they look even more pretty. fake nails never appealed to me, they look clunky, trashy, and hard to do things with.
    anestheticsex

    Answer by anestheticsex at 4:22 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I wear mine natural like 90% of the time but once in a while I get french tips. (Have them on now ) I wouldn't do it just because everyone else does it. Do what you want
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:22 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Real but they grow pretty long thanks to prenatal vitamins. Don't let what other people wear influence you. Fake nails are expensive and I hear they hurt like hell if you break one.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 4:22 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • real but i never get my nails done however on rare occasions when i do i get fake. just because polish never stays on long with my real nails
    Sky_Mom

    Answer by Sky_Mom at 4:23 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • i dont do real nails unless they are the store bought ones that come off withen a couple days and im going out. i dont think i could get fake nails unless i did something special everyday.
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 4:23 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • *i dont do fake nails* lol sorry, my mistake
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 4:25 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • if your nails grow on their own and look nice i'd just get a mani- that's what i do. I used to get fake but i hate having to get fills and once you take them off your nails are sooo thin. natural is better i think
    jolee0222

    Answer by jolee0222 at 4:28 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I do both. I very rarely get tips put on my nails, unless I want to pamper myself or am doing something imporant. (I am a recovering nail biter.... so If I had someone imporant to be Id get them done.) Normally I just have some kind of clear nail harder on my nails, (toes nails are always painted though. ) Once in a while I'll paint them.
    lilmoosesmom

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 4:29 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • FAKE! and fyi, if they are done correctly, and worn a 'workable/natural' length, no one will be any wiser. soooo much easier to maintain than natural nails, if you wear any length at all. polish stays on, no chipping.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 4:45 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I hate fake nails. I have natural nails that grow nicely, and I just keep them polished. I keep them about medium length and polish them about once a week.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:50 PM on Sep. 14, 2010

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