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19 Nail Art Designs You Have to Try

ombre nail art

Nail art seems to have taken off as an artistic genre all of its own. People everywhere are now using nail art designs as a form of self-expression. The designs are everything from tiny detailed pictures to geometric designs to tie-dye swirls to festive holiday options. Some of them are quite intricate while others are an […]

My At-Home Manicure

friends doing an at-home manicure and pedicure

For most of my life, I had ‘difficult’ nails.  They used to split and peel terribly, and never grow.  For those reasons, I have always been hesitant to get professional manicures.  I’m very protective of my nails and don’t trust them to someone else.  But the flipside is that I’ve become pretty good at taking […]

Advantages of the Buff Manicure

Smiling woman with red painted nails on her face

If you are unfamiliar with a buff manicure, it’s a type of manicure that leaves the nails with a beautiful shine. It includes careful cuticle maintenance, even more than a normal manicure because, with smooth bare nails, rough or dry cuticles will really stand out. After moisturizing and pushing back the cuticles, the nails are […]

Different Nail Polish Formulations

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There are so many nail polish brands today that it gets confusing to choose which one to buy. You can lessen your confusion by identifying them by formulation, though. There are different kinds of polish: base coat, top coat, regular, and gel polish. I’m here to help you differentiate them from one another: Base coat […]

How to Avoid Yellowing Nails Caused by Nail Polish

Nail polish makes your nails look great and taken care of. But they do leave behind nail polish stains that make your nails look yellowish. I’ve seen this several times before especially after I take off red nail polish and I really don’t like the sickly look that the yellowish nails give my fingers. Check […]