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Nail Psoriasis And Artificial Nails

Nail Psoriasis And Artificial Nails

Ive had psoriasis , PA and nail psoriasis for more years than I like to think about ! Ive always wanted to get my nails done
and have artificial nails done at a salon , BUT all that Ive read says that you should not get Artificial nails that can make nails pull away from nail bed. I was wondering anyone get artificial nails ?? My toe nails are lost cause nothing can help them but sure would be nice to have some of those pretty nails !

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hey hun I'm a level 3 qualified nail technician its not advisable to have acrylics due to the harsh chemicals causing a reaction. But if you are wanting your nails done I can reccomend that you go for a light buffing of the nails to help with pitting dont use or allow use of a file with less than 240grits and a polish for a coat or to help with strength I would suggest a gel polish application with an acid free primer. With regular monitoring for any lifting. I hope this was helpful hun

posted 9 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

My nails are like this to that's why I use colorstreet nails they are 100% nail polish and only takes 10 mins to put on. I dont worry about them making my nails separate from nail bed cause I can change them when I want. There is different varieties and inexpensive. I love them makes me feel better about myself and we all need that.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Wow, Katrina your nails look great! So it doesn't bother your psoriasis? I would love to get my nails done but I thought if you had plaque psoriasis you couldn't get gel nails or acrylic nails. I'll have to ask my dermatologist about getting nails cause your look really nice!

posted over 1 year ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

These are my nails now . They stay on for a good 10 days as long as you prep your nails right. Just dont use acetone to remove.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have mine done with gel every 3 weeks . My skin causes me so much angst ... at least having pretty nails makes me feel better . I have my toes done for the summer and if anything it seems to strengthen my toe nails as they can come off easily if knocked ( and they look nicer with gel)

posted almost 3 years ago
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