Road Test: Acrylic Nails vs. Gel Nails

Whether you think fake nails are classy or a little tacky, a necessity or an occasional treat, there is no doubt that they have taken over the beauty industry. If you are considering going down the fake nail path, there are a couple of things you should weigh up before making this decision. We found everything you need to know about acrylic nails vs. gel nails:

Acrylic Nails

Pros of Acrylic Nails
-Acrylic nails are known for being extra strong, and they last a super long time
-Simple removal process
-Acrylic nails encourages nail growth and reduces nail biting

Cons of Acrylic Nails
-Long-term use can result in nail bed damage
-High risk of bacterial infections in between the fake nail and the real nail
-Acrylic nails have a less natural look
-Application involves strong chemicals and fumes

Gel Nails

Gel nails have been around for a shorter time than acrylic nails however they have taken the industry by storm. See below some pros and cons of gel nails:

Pros of Gel Nails
-Natural feel
-Gel nails last up to 3 weeks without chipping or cracking (win!)
-“Setting” gel nails takes around 5-10 seconds with an LED light
-No application odor

Cons of Gel Nails
-LED and UV lights can be damaging
-Removing gel nails involves soaking your nails in 100% acetone for about 8-10 minutes.
-Less durable than acrylic nails

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Fun Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day in Conroe with Pine Hollow

Spring is just around the corner and this means that plants are going to start growing, so it’s time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Conroe! A day for green clothing (or pinching if you forget) and celebrating with Pine Hollow

St. Patrick’s Day in Conroe with Fun Irish Recipes

Love Irish Food? Then why not try cooking traditional Irish recipes this St. Patrick’s Day in Conroe? You can get everything you need to make this traditional and easy Irish soda bread at Dollar Tree in Conroe. The crust has a delicious buttermilk flavor that your guests will love. Pair it with a homemade stew or shepherd’s pie, and don’t forget the green beer for a fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Eat Out at Pine Hollow

Maybe you don’t want to cook for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. If you would rather not have to worry about cooking, Pine Hollow has you covered! Visit any of the best restaurants in Pine Hollow for St. Patrick’s Day grub. Choose from Chinese food at Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet or Star Cinema Grill where they’re sure to have a beer to raise for St. Patrick’s Day.

There’s always something to do at Pine Hollow. For more info on how to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Conroe, or just how to spend a day shopping at Pine Hollow, visit our blog today!

Pine Hollow is offered by Weitzman. Weitzman is one of the leading commercial real estate companies in North Texas. Weitzman offers a full range of Commercial Real Estate services including Project RepresentationTenant Representation and Investment Sales and, is also a leading Asset Management and Development Services Commercial Real Estate firm.

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