Welcome to Creative Nail! We are a group of nail care enthusiasts in the city of North Adams, providing high-quality nail care procedures with passion and commitment. At Creative Nail, we aim to combine nail procedures with relaxation, so that spa time is equally enjoyable for you. With a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff, you wouldn’t have to worry about anything. Our highly trained nail technicians will ensure that you will enjoy a calm and pleasurable experience while all the demands of your nails are met according to your preferences. Affordable prices coupled with charmin customer service makes us the right spot for all your nail care demands!
How long does normal polish take to dry?
When you have a classical manicure at Trieu Nails London, your technician will leave your polish to dry for about 5 minutes before applying a quick-dry spray, which accelerates the drying process. They will then check to see if your manicure still needs drying – it is you’ll have to sit back just a little longer to avoid smudges!
In total, around 10-15 minutes after the last topcoat, your manicure should be touch dry and good to go. Just try to avoid knocking it (easily done by rummaging in your bag!) for about an hour until the polish has fully cured through all the coats.
Will acrylic or gel extensions damage my nails?
If you have your extensions professionally applied and professionally maintained and removed by qualified nail technicians, there should only be minimal damage to your nail plate. However, constant acrylic application can make your nail plate weak so we advise a small break in between. Beware of nail technicians who leave your nails with white patches, damage and weakness.
It goes without saying that if you pick at your nails or pull them off yourself, the nail will be badly damaged. Professional technicians like those will use the correct, branded, high quality products to apply and remove your nail extensions.
How do i care for my nails after my manicure?
To keep a manicure lasting to its full potential avoid getting your nails wet for too long (constant soaking in hot baths or not wearing rubber gloves when washing the dishes) and also avoid coming into contact for prolonged periods with chemicals like those in sunscreen, perfumed products and insect repellent.
Get someone else to do the DIY or tough chores that might cause your manicure to lift, and apply cuticle oil morning and night if you can. This will keep your nails super healthy throughout the duration of your manicure and it will help keep the polish intact.
Finally, don’t pick at your manicure under any circumstances. Instead Book in for a Nail repair if one or nails have damaged otherwise treat yourself to another treatment.
What are cuticles? And which package will include cuticle work?
Cuticles are the small overgrowth of dead skin at the bottom of your nail plate. They join the living tissue to your nail, and protect you from any contaminants getting under your skin.
However, overgrown cuticles are no good! Cuticles should be kept pushed back and tidy to keep your nails looking healthy- short, pushed back cuticles also help you get neat, long lasting polish application and help your nails look longer and more elegant. With standard polish, manicures and pedicures, we advise booking a full manicure and pedicure as oppose to our express treatments. With gel polish, the shellac manicure treatment will do the trick!
What is nail fungus and how can it be prevented?
If the natural nail is pulling away from the nail bed then it will possible that the nail fungus will show underneath. The right application and maintenance of the nail extension will help prevent a nail fungus, as well as using products such as a nail antiseptic or fungal nail treatment
What is a French manicure?
The standard style of a French manicure is when the fingernails are painted pale pink with a white band at the tip. At Creative Nail you can choose to have the nail bed clear with any colour tip
Can i put acrylics back on immediately after soaking off the old acrylics?
Yes, it’s fine to re-apply acrylics straight away as natural nails are made up of keratin (protein) so nails don’t breathe. If you have ripped your acrylics off causing the natural nail to thin however, then you might want to wait to harden the nails back up, as the acrylics will just add more stress on top of damaged nails
How long does it take for treatment?
Different treatments will vary in different times. Please have a look at our scheduling page here for a full list of treatments, prices and duration of the treatment.
What’s the difference between Acrylic, Gel Powder and UV Gel Nails?
For Acrylic nails the strong resin made of a powder and a liquid mixed together. It’s very hard wearing and we recommend it to people that bite their nails or use their hands a lot.
For Gel Powder Nails the resin is a lot like acrylic and the composition is very similar. However, the finish is more clear compared to acrylic nails and its slight better quality. We’d recommend this to anyone going for a pale/nude colour on their manicured nails.
UV Gel nails on the other hand is a hard gel that will allow you to make your nails longer without damaging your nail bed too much. It’s more flexible than acrylic and gel powder and not as hard wearing but it feels lighter on your hands. This needs to be cured by UV light, hence the name
What causes your acrylic or gel nails to lift?
This can happen for many reasons. Acrylics take 24 – 48 hours to fully cure, and a slight knock during that time can cause the acrylics to lift.
Other reasons for lifting include: diseased nail plate, not maintaining regular infills, nicotine, fruit acids such as lemons, oranges, and other citrus fruits, harsh detergents, using a acetone based nail polish remover, medication, stress, misuse of nails, occupation, picking and biting, excessive use of oils and creams, or even just wearing the nail too long can cause lifting.
Lisa Marie Pisano
Wonderful atmosphere and wonderful ladies that own it. They make you feel very comfortable and are such a joy to chat with
Clean!!! Love it here! Everyone should try the deluxe pedicure! The massaging chairs are a great feature while having your feet massaged and pampered too. I love my gel polish too! My daughter loves getting her acrillic nails/gel polish done here.
Nice people. Very clean and comfortable. Prices are reasonable. And they do a great job!!
Like many people, I am trying to be really careful during this time of Covid. I have been to Creative Nails twice, and have been so impressed. The first time I went they took my temperature right away and made me wash my hands thoroughly. The second time they didn’t take my temperature but maybe wash my hands right away again. The place is so pleasant and clean. And the staff – so, so friendly! I highly recommend.
Creative nails just opened last week. Went for a pedicure with Kim. She is lovely and everything is brand new and sparkling clean. So happy to have a place open near me.
My first time there very pleasant and patient. I went in for A mani\Deluxe Pedi and an eyebrow wax.Not one flaw. Tamy was amazing😍I definitely will be going back.
Jamie Todd Rufo Wojcik
my first time here
a wonderful experience
clean and friendly!!
felt safe n protected, all covid protecals were taken by this business
I will be back again
Best experience ever at a nail salon! So clean and such amazing work! Can’t wait to go back again! Nicole was awesome!
Wonderful nail salon! I highly recommend. Make sure you call ahead and make your appointment!
very nice and clean place. very inviting people. very talented nail techs. and the hand massage is great! I have not gotten a pedicure yet but I’m sure they are just as great as the manicure/acrylic