This seems to be a really interesting subject and there are lots of things to be said about this. There are numerous nail care products that are being advertised on TV, radio, magazines and even on the Internet, but it is important to really understand that some of them may help you and others may not. If you do not choose the appropriate solutions for you nails, you will end up with damaged nails.
If you do not have experience in nail care products, it would be better to ask the professionals working at the salon. They have both the knowledge and the expertise that you need in order to find out what are the best nail care products. You have most probably heard horror stories from people that were disappointed by numerous enhancement products.
Currently, the most popular type of nail is the “gel nail”. However, make sure that you are not getting fooled, as many manicurists may apply acrylic nails, instead of gel nails, which are Methyl Methacrylate based. These nails might be topped with gel, but they cannot be considered “gel nails”. There are numerous people who are paying a higher price for these “gel nails” and believing that they are safer and better than the acrylic nails.
In addition there are a lot of nail care products that are simply not as advertised, or at least not as good as they are advertised. Unfortunately, false advertisements exist even today and you will need to purchase only nail care products that are sold by professional companies and not the ones that you might find sold in a small shop in your neighborhood. Although these products sold in smaller shops might be cheaper than in the professional shops, you might end up with damaged nails and skin. The reasons is that these cheap products are not so much tested as they should be and they might be harmful for your health. You can also search the Internet and find lots of stories of people who were tricked in buying nail care products which harmed their nails.
So, make sure that all the products that you buy and use and clinically tested. This will ensure that you will benefit from them, rather than getting inflammations. Infections and allergic reactions may occur with some nail products, thus it would be better if would could carefully read the labels of nail care products.
The most dangerous nail care products are the artificial nail removers, which usually consist of acetonitrile, which is harmful for your health. Also, other nail care products contain formaldehyde (such as the nail hardeners) which need to be in a specific concentration in order to be safe to use.
It would be better that you would go, at least for a few times to a salon in order to get acquainted about the most appropriate nail care products. The specialists and professionals working there will be able to give you the proper advice.