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What Are Solar Nails: Pros & Cons

What Are Considered As Solar Nails?

Solar nails are usually considered as a type of acrylic nails. They are artificial nails which look like French manicure and American Manicure. However, you can create them with nail polishes. Solar nails were invented in the early 1970s. It clearly proves solar nails are not a new thing for nail lovers. Even though many women and girls don’t know about solar nails.

Solar nails are also called solar mixed nails because they are created from gel nails and acrylic nails. That’s why many people are confused about them.

Benefits Of Solar Nails

These are the advantages of solar nails.

They look natural

Solar nails look more natural than other nails, including gel nails.

Solar nails are good for long term use

Solar nails are best for long term wear because they are long-lasting than regular nails.

Easy To Wear

Solar nails are easy to wear. So anyone can try these nails at home. We have mentioned how to create solar nails in this article.

Cons Of Solar Nails

These are disadvantages of wearing solar nails

They may give skin irritation

While wearing and removing solar nails, you need to use some chemicals. So, they may affect your skin and cause skin irritation.

Solar nails are little bit expensive

Solar nails cost more than regular nails. Regular nails usually cost $20 to $50 at the same time, Solar nails cost much more. However, it depends on the nail salon and nail artist.

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How To Create Solar Acrylic Nails

There are fewer differences between solar nails and acrylic nails. However, they look similar. Here’s the tutorial to create acrylic nails which look like solar nails.

How To Remove Solar Nails

You need acetone and cotton balls to remove solar nails. First, take a bowl and pour some acetone into it. Then, take the cotton ball or a beauty blender and apply the acetone on your nails with it. Wait for 15-20 minutes. Next, remove the solar nails. Finally, wash your hands with a soap or a hand wash.


How long do solar nails usually last?

Solar nails are usually long lasting for three weeks.

How Much Do Solar Nails Cost?

Solar nails cost between $25 and $70. It may change in every nail salon.


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