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This month Essie released their very own gel nail system with a professional LED nail lamp and 36 shades of colors, formulated to match some of their most popular polishes. The cool thing about these polishes is that Essie is claiming their line will be more healthy for nails than other gel products. The polishes contain keratin, which will provide nails with strength and hydration, leaving them in great condition when the polish is removed. A manicure done with Essie gel polish will last up to 14 days. Essie has even put together an entire process to make sure you get the best manicure possible. Use their nail cleanser and lint free nail pads to remove dirt and oil from the nails and under the …

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Photo source There are certain tools and products that every nail lover should have to keep their nails strong an beautiful. With all of the essentials you’ll have great looking nails every single day. Here are a few of our favorites. A good nail file A good nail file is essential to keep your nails beautiful. In many cases, some people who find that their nails are splitting a lot later realize it is because they are using the wrong kind of nail file. Glass nail files are highly recommended because you are forced to file in only one direction which will prevent nail damage. these are highly recommended because they will never waste or wear down. Round cuticle pusher Having a cuticle pusher is …

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Photo by nynaeveu People often forget about their cuticles when they think of nail care. Many people don’t realize just how much healthy cuticles go hand in hand with healthy nails. Cuticles are incredibly important for a number of reasons. The cuticle is the piece of skin that connects you nails. It’s also a protective barrier. The cuticle covers the cells that help to grow and build your nails. Not caring for you cuticles can lead to unhealthy nails and in the worst case, bad cuticle care could cause infections. So what can you do to keep your cuticles in good shape? Read on and find out! Do not cut your cuticles. Do not bite them. Do not do anything that involves removing that skin …

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Photo by Zitona If you’ve decided to not to a home gel manicure, then the most frustrating thing in the world is putting in so much work only to have it get messed up the next day. There are several things that you can do to ensure that you have a long lasting manicure. Before you begin your manicure, make sure that your nails are completely dry. Having wet nails when you start a manicure may cause the nail polish not to stick as well. This will lead to your nails chipping sooner than they should. Apply a base coat to your nails before putting your color down. A base coat will give your nail polish something to latch on to and will help it …

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