How to Nourish Your Nails After Removing Your Acrylics

How to Nourish Your Nails After Removing Your Acrylics

The allure of chic coffin, show stopping stiletto and enviable almond shaped nails are hard to resist.

Sadly, the materials used in acrylic tips can damage your nails leaving them weak and more susceptible to breakage. If you have decided to give your nails a much need break here is how to rejuvenate your real nails when the fake ones come off. 

Cut. If the nail is weak then that part of your nail is already dead and will break off anyway.  You should cut your nails down and start fresh to build them back up.

Shape. We often shape our nails in a creative, usually unnatural, way. Shaping your nails in the way they grow naturally will help them grow more quickly without cracks or breakage.

Strengthen. Use PAX Top Coat, it doubles as a strengthener. Apply it every 2nd day for two weeks. You can use polish over it and continue to use it as a topcoat. Following that you can reduce application to once a week for a couple of months. Then sit back and watch your nails come back to life.

Hydrate. Keeping your hands and nails hydrated is that much more important when your nails are in a weak state. Keep your cuticles moistened with PAX Cuticle Oil, hydrate your hands with a nourishing lotion and drink lots of water.

Hot tip… sheer shades like Malala, Florence, Helen and Wangari compliment your nail bed and hide damage while repairing your nails.


Finally try a PAX Naked Mani. Our four-step collection will get your nails back in order. The kit comes with a ridge filling Base Coat, Malala (light pink perfection), Top Coat with High Shine and our signature Cuticle Oil. It’s perfect for someone who wants their nails to appear manicured but color free.

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