There’s an epidemic manicure enthusiasts aren’t talking about nearly enough: If you’re a gel, dip, or acrylic devotee, despite how beautiful, confident, and *on-trend* these treatments can make you feel, they can also do a number on your nail health.
Maybe you’re looking down at your hands right now nodding your head in agreement. Or maybe you’ve been wanting to give your nails a break, but haven’t wanted to give up your favorite accessory. Either way, there’s good news for you: Press-on nails are back in a big way, and they definitely aren’t the same as the ones you awkwardly attached to your fingers in middle school.
The new era of press-ons could absolutely be mistaken for real-deal acrylic nails—for a fraction of the price and none of the damage. It’s true: As long as you follow the directions for the application and removal process, press-on nails should