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Gel vs. regular manicures

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For anyone who gets regular manicures, what do you do? I normally only get a regular polish, but it does not last. I usually take my own shades so I can touch up. I’ve gotten gel the last two times because I was traveling and couldn’t really touch up nails. I hate the gel removal process, but wow, that gel polish is nearly indestructible. My nails have grown and look so much better. But now it’s about 2.5 weeks so I have to go get it removed. I don’t want to attempt this at home. So, I can go with gel again or else do my usual standard manicure.

For pedicure, I never do gel. I find the regular color lasts really well on me.

Curious to see everyone’s responses.

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