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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Scroll through to see some crazy nail designs:

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