This is what happened to a blogger after wearing acrylic nails for 6 years

Acrylic nails are the manicure go-tos for many. Some hope to escape easily-chipped manicures and the hassle of returning to the salon, instead opting for acrylics.

Fake nails offer customers what normal manicures don't: Durability, length and flexibility in design. However, you might have heard of the many consequences that come with getting acrylic nails: Unsanitary, can rip your nail beds and actually weaken your nails.

One popular beauty blogger posted a photo that illustrates these dangers.

Amelia Rushmore-Perrin is the type of person who only gets acrylics.

She always has her nails done.

When fans on social media asked her about her beauty process, Amelia got real. She posted a photo of her nails after she ripped off the acrylics, exposing raw and torn fingers.

In her tweet, she says the damage is the result of wearing acrylics for 6 years. She doesn't so much as care about how her hands look, just because she's in so much pain.

After she posted the photo, she advised her followers to take biotin to strengthen their nails.. This is how her fingers look after 5 days.

It seems as though Amelia might be back to using acrylics, but her Tweet is definitely a great warning to others who are considering that type of manicure.

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Here's another shot of my New Years nails from last year 🥂. Off to move house now - I'm about to get a nail room again!! I'm probably going to cry, it's quite uninspiring running a YouTube channel and business from your kitchen! I'll try update Snapchat throughout the day (naileditnz).
So I tried out a kid's nail art kit and it was the WORST THING EVER! The polish was just coloured glue - I'll upload a video soon showing how terrible it was... #kidsnailart #nailart #terrible #kidsnailpolishchallenge #kidsmakeupchallenge
Here's another shot of my watermelon nails! Going to be filming this weekend, thinking about doing some more crazy nails, seeing how much interest there has been in my chocolate ones lately... hahaha. We'll see. #watermelonnails #watermelon #summer #fruit #nailart #nails
One more shot of my latest five-in-five nails... blue themed! Purple will be next, and I'm also really keen on a rainbow theme. Also, my phone died so I got a cheapie and I can't use emojis anymore :'( how do Android users cope??
Halloween mummies 💀💀 see my last post for a mini tutorial or check the link in my bio for the full version! Mani-swap with and inspired by @mysimplelittlepleasures ❤️. #halloweenmummies #halloween #halloween2016 #halloweennailart #halloweennails
One more pic of my Jack Skellington nails 👻. A new tutorial went up last night, I'll post about it very soon! #jackskellington #halloween #thenightmarebeforechristmas #halloweennails
It's been a busy week and I just realised I haven't shared these nails yet! Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas, the tutorial is up now on my channel 👻. #halloween #jackskellington #thenightmarebeforechristmas #halloweennails
Gorgeous design, @linda165_yt - check out her original version on her IG!
I've got a new video going up in 45 minutes, but in the meantime here's another shot of my last one 💅🏻. Hope you're having a good weekend!

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