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Top 20 Acrylic Nails venues

Here is our pick for the top venues offering Acrylic Nails from around Australia.

  1. Absolutely Polished Nails

    29 / 31 Somerset Place, Little Bourke St., Melbourne CBD 3000
    Rating:
    (81)
    Are your hands or feet in need of TLC, head straight over to Absolutely Polished Nails, Melbourne CBD. This award-winning nail salon has everything you need.
  2. Boutique Nails and Beauty

    Shop 6 / 10 Robertson Street, Gisborne 3437
    Rating:
    (14)
    Boutique Nails and Beauty is a premium nail and beauty therapy provider in Gisborne, specialising in flawless manicures and pedicures.
  3. Hali Nails & Beauty

    Shop 3 / 77 Prospect Road, Prospect 5082
    Rating:
    (20)
    Hali Nails and Beauty is a Prospect beauty salon specialising in luxury body and beauty treatments.
  4. Julex Nail Spa - Prahran

    514 Malvern Road, Prahran 3181
    Rating:
    (26)
    For the smartest nails in Prahran, book in for a mani or a pedi at Julex Nail Spa. Get perfect nails with polish, Shellac gel, acrylics or an SNS dip powder.
  5. Splash Beauty

    40 Tweed Mall, Cnr Wharf & Bay Streets, Tweed Heads 2485
    Rating:
    (26)
    Splash Beauty offers convenience and fabulous treatments. Known for their fabulous facials, you can get microdermabrasion, waxing and eyelash extensions, too.
  6. The Nail Hair and Beauty Room Mornington

    Shop 6, 211 Main Street, Mornington 3931
    Rating:
    (25)
    Overhaul your look with The Nail, Hair and Beauty Room. Choose from nail treatments, waxing, hair colouring, and more.
  7. Mollyfuns Nail Art

    Level 1, 241- 245 Lonsdale street, Melbourne CBD 3000
    Rating:
    (5)
    Mollyfuns Nail Art will customise each manicure and pedicure to the guests' unique needs. The experts offer impressive nail art design, and lash extensions.
  8. Divine Camila Beauty

    2/303 Liverpool St, Darlinghurst 2010
    Rating:
    (107)
    Divine Camila Beauty will take care of your whole body while you relax and unwind. This cute salon stands out for its impeccable service and beautiful staff.
  9. Chapel's Beauty Salon

    91 Chapel Street, Windsor 3181
    Rating:
    (66)
    Visit Chapel's Beauty Salon, and be pampered to perfection with an exceptional range of services to highlight your natural beauty and boost your confidence.
  10. Llume Skin Hair Body

    93 Orrong Crescent, Caulfield North 3161
    Rating:
    (7)
    Llúme is an upmarket salon located in Alma Village in Melbourne’s Caulfield North providing a variety of hair and beauty services.
  11. Glamshell Beauty

    63 Ferguson Street, Williamstown 3016
    Rating:
    (72)
    Glamshell Beauty, the place for all your beauty and spa needs including nails, brow and lash treatments, plus waxing. Or spoil yourself with a Spa Package.
  12. House of Estelle

    238 Bank St, South Melbourne 3205
    Rating:
    (13)
    House of Estelle is a premier beauty salon located in South Melbourne, with over 15 years of combined experience and using high-quality products with minimal environmental impact.
  13. Indulgence Spa Lounge & Nails

    T04/48 Windorah Dr , Point Cook 3030
    Rating:
    (28)
    Indulgence Spa Lounge & Nails is a luxury day spa and nail salon specializing in decadent treatments and on point manicures and pedicures in Point Cook.
  14. Ivy Hairdressing & Beauty Salon

    19 55 George Street, Parramatta 2150
    Rating:
    (57)
    The guys at Ivy Hairdressing in Parramatta are committed to creating individual and unique looks, injecting passion and flair into each cut and colour.
  15. Timeless Skin & Beauty - Singleton

    2 Redwood Avenue, Karnup 6176
    Rating:
    (9)
    Timeless Skin & Beauty is a specialty beauty studio offering deluxe treatments in Singleton.
  16. Celestial Nails & Beauty

    24 Eco Crescent, Narangba 4504
    Rating:
    (15)
    For the most serene and peaceful beauty treatments, book in Celestial Nails & Beauty. Opt for a heavenly facial, massage, wax, manicure, or lash treatment.
  17. Excel Nails - Norwood

    154 The Parade, Norwood 5067
    Rating:
    (26)
    Excel Nails has an excellent reputation with salons in both Norwood and North Terrace. Offering a convenient location, affordable prices and standout results.
  18. I Love Nails

    52 Glen Eira Road, Ripponlea 3185
    Rating:
    (9)
    I Love Nails is a boutique nail salon located in Ripponlea offering locals premium manicures and pedicures in a professional salon environment.
  19. Stunning Nails Hair and Beauty

    1198 Glenhuntly Road, Glen Huntly 3163
    Rating:
    (10)
    Stunning Nails Hair and Beauty is a one-stop shop for treatments, highlights, cuts, eyelash extensions, facial, threading, pedicures, massage, and more.
  20. Coco Nails - South Yarra

    Shop 2, 53-61 Toorak Road, South Yarra 3141
    Rating:
    (38)
    Transform your nails from boring to breath taking with Coco Nails! You'll find all your favourites including SNS, acrylic, gel, and eyelash extensions, too.
Average rating of venues offering Acrylic Nails accross Australia
4.6 · based on 1502 reviews of 302 venues

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Acrylic Nails

If you're new to the world of artificial nails, you may find it all a bit confusing. There are so many choices now, including acrylic nails, Shellac, gel nails, and SNS. What's the difference? Which one will last longer?

Acrylic nails are a good place to start. They are the most common artificial nail extension used, largely due to their durability. And, because they stick to natural nails, you can pass them off as your own!

Strange Beginnings

Artificial nails have been around for centuries in some form or other. Women have used shell, bone, even nut shells. But the first true artificial nail was actually invented by a dentist in 1954!

When Fred Slack broke a fingernail at work, he decided to make a realistic-looking temporary nail, using dental acrylic and aluminium foil. Nobody's quite sure why! But he did it and then, in partnership with his brother, patented the invention and started a company called Patti Nails.

The Slack family went on to develop the prototype of the acrylic nails we use today, and the company became known as NSI - Nail Systems International.

Fashion & Functionality

There are many different reasons for choosing acrylic nails. They can be a fashion statement or used to strengthen weak and brittle nails. For nail-biters, having acrylic nail extensions is a great way to break the habit.

Acrylic nails are also a great solution for those who want long nails but can't grow them. In fact, they're better than gel nail extensions for that.

Whatever the reason, the advice is the same: correct application is an art form and should really only be carried out by trained professionals. Besides, when you go to a professional nail technician, there are all those other great options, such as nail art, glitter, 3D nail art, and more.

It's All In The Preparation

For some people getting acrylic nails is an occasional indulgence, usually for a special occasion like a wedding, party or job interview. For others it's part of their regular beauty routine, and they wouldn't be seen dead without their sexy long nails.

Here's how it works. First the manicurist will prepare your nails by filing, cleaning, and pushing back the cuticles. The next step is to apply the artificial tip. If you are happy with the length of your natural nails, you may not need the tips.

Your manicurist will then start building up the nail using gel and powder. Getting the right consistency and amount is crucial to the final look of the nail. Once the mixture hardens, the nail will be filed and buffed to perfection.

Nail Maintenance

As with any artificial nail, acrylics will grow out. So if you wish to maintain the look, you will need refills every two to three weeks. This is a skilled job, as is acrylic removal, so it's best to visit a professional nail salon.

How long your acrylic nails last is down to how you care for them. Obviously things like housework and washing up without wearing gloves will shorten their life. And it pays to start with quality. Cheaper options may be tempting, but you tend to get what you pay for.

Acrylic nails will give you length and strength and provide an excellent base for nail colour or art. Acrylic hardens when exposed to air. If a UV light is used to harden it, you've been given gel nails, not acrylic.

Finding A Salon

Gel and acrylic nails are similar, although acrylic nail application is usually a little cheaper. Acrylics are also stronger and will last longer.

The best idea is to choose a professional nail salon from Bookwell. Tell your nail technician what you are trying to achieve and they will advise you on the best nail overly for your look.

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