They’re trying to replace you again. An interesting do-it-yourself approach to nail care, Custom Nail Solutions is the brainchild of a cosmetic dentist who uses dental putty to take impressions of the customer’s nail bed in order to create reusable custom-fitted full-coverage nails. The impression is scanned by the company’s state-of-the-art laser system to create one-of-a-kind tips. Wearers can choose the length, smile line, and shape they desire.

According to the company, “Custom Nail Solutions are made of an indestructible, high-impact thermo-plastic guaranteed to never chip, break, crack, or change shape. You may polish your custom fit nails with any brand or color polish and apply nail art. Then it may be removed with nail polish remover and your nails will never stain.” The nails are worn two to three weeks, then soaked off.

At $139.95 for the kit, it may make sense on paper, but somehow I don’t think you’ll be out of a job anytime soon. 

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