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Beauty Review | NexGen Nails

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I tried out these nails earlier on in the year and thought I’d do a review and share my experience. I was getting my nails done and was complaining to the technician about the damage hat acrylics were doing to my nails and she suggested that I try this.

What does it do? 

“The Search Is Over…. NexGenNails is here…. The Next Generation in Nail Enhancement Technology NexGenNails FEEL and LOOK Natural and DO NOT DAMAGE the nail bed” – NexGen Website

  • Light Weight & Flexible
  • Strong & Durable
  • Non-Toxic & Odor-Free
  • Non-Porous
  • Comfortable
  • Forever Shine
  • Non-Yellowing
  • No Primer
  • Maintenance-Free
  • Crack & Chip Resistant
  • Water Resistant
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Calcium and Vitamin E Fortified

For years, salon owners and nail professionals have searched for a safe and healthy alternative to acrylic nails: One that would add length, protection and shine, without the damage that acrylics can cause.

The NEXGENAIL System’s innovative technology was developed by a group of nail professionals with decades of industry experience.

NEXGENAIL are easy to apply.

NEXGENAIL applications can be customized for each client, with a wide variety of colors and glitter available.

  • NEXGENAIL Crystal Set.
  • NEXGENAIL Pink and American White Set.
  • NEXGENAIL Pink and French White Set.
  • NEXGENAIL Colors Set.

Your clients will love the NEXGENAIL difference and you’ll love reaping the benefits that this exciting, new high-end product will bring to your business.

We promise that NEXGENAILS will: Grow your profits and client base. Build customer loyalty. Eliminate chemical odors.

So, did they live up to the claims?photo (20)

I really only decided to try NexGen because I was sick and tired of having acrylic extensions damage my nails and wanted something that would be less harmful. Now, no matter what any nail technician tells you, ALL fake nail extensions damage your nails, in one way or another. Some may not cause as much damage in comparison to others, but they still cause damage nonetheless. After rave reviews from the nail technician I was sold on this supposed ‘revolutionary nail technique’ that used powder instead of acrylic to achieve a set of flawless nails (that don’t damage your real ones).


  • No drilling on your nails as they are applied with powder that dries and hardens on the nail.
  • Less damage to your nail bed in comparison to other forms of nail extensions.
  • Remains glossy and shiny while you have them.


  • Weaker than acrylic nails and may break/crack easily.
  • Minimal damage to the nail bed but there may be slight damage.
  • Very small range of colours and styles.
  • Expensive.

The Verdict

Overall, I wouldn’t try NexGen nails again. Not only were they expensive but they are a lot weaker than acrylic nails and mine began to crack in the second week that I had them – which was rather annoying. They did damage my nails but no way as much as acrylics.

The top layer of my nails were a bit damaged but nothing that couldn’t be cured with a good buff. I did love that they stayed very shiny while I had them on though which was nice.


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