This glamour is over the top!
Who decided this is fashionable and OK for the masses? What is the cost of repair? What is the cost of my nail beds? What am I willing to pay for pain and suffering? What are my daily work-life expectations? WHY?
While this might seem shocking, perhaps the most surprising reaction has been the thinly veiled snobbery that acrylics have elicited. The likes of Kylie Jenner, contestants in the latest series of Love Island and most notably, Cardi B, might have popularized acrylic nails to the masses in recent years. Who has the means to not work and damage her nail beds. But less than favorable stereotypes of them have continued to persist. ‘Common’, ‘cheap’ and ‘tacky’ are just a few preconceptions that women who wear them are often branded. People will often asked those who wear glamorous nails, ‘…how do they get anything done, for one, or even how the wipe after going to the toilet.’ I’m sure you might have questions as well, I know I do. I have one, ‘Do they use tampons?’ Am just asking…