Despite how cute they are, there's an unfortunate idea that those who wear acrylics can't do a lot of things, like: wiping their butts, picking a flat card off the ground, or most fine motor movements. But former Royal Dutch Marine Robin, who is known online as @DutchintheUSA, is teaching all the hotties that they don't need to sacrifice a nail set for safety.
In a now-viral video that has been viewed over 14.1 million times, Robin demonstrates the best self-defense techniques for throwing a punch with acrylics on:
"In my last video, you saw me rolling up my fingers like this to create a fist — obviously, you can't do that. It hurts very, very much," he explained while showing how those with acrylics will need to take a different approach to avoid puncturing themselves. "So, here's how to throw a punch."
"Or with this part of your fingers," he instructs while bending his fingers inward and pointing to the outward part of his hand, located under the pinkie finger. "You're not going to curl [your fingers] all the way in. You're going to hold it like that [and hit]."
"I try to put myself in people's shoes and find ways [for them] to defend themselves," Robin told BuzzFeed. "Most of my tips [are] easy to remember but were never taught. For instance, getting out of zip-ties is easy, but movies have made it seem more difficult, which subconsciously makes people think things are impossible because a movie star could not get out."