I got acrylic nails for the first time two months ago. After a month and a half of wear and four fills, my nails were completely destroyed. I went out and purchased this kit at my local Armstrong McCall. After about two weeks of use, I have seen some improvement already in my nails. They aren't as soft and flexible as they were and don't shred all over. My only complaint is that when I shower, I often find the product lifting off sections of my nails, meaning I have to completely redo the painting process every time I shower.