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Gel for nails can provide you with a beautiful manicure that will receive compliments from everyone. Despite the growing popularity of DIY manicures, many are still hesitant to give it a try or invest. Some believe that the process will be damaging, or that it won’t be worth the money. Here are some of the great benefits of a home gel manicure Protective Gel nail polish provides a protective coating to the nails and as long as the polish is removed with care, there will be no damage. The nail polish will provide you with strong, hard nails that won’t be prone to breaking or any other damage. Gel manicures could be a good idea for those who are trying to grow their nails out, …

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Photo source If you are a nail biter and you also love nail polish and manicures, then you know that the two do not go hand in hand. If you want your manicures to last as long as possible, and if you care about the general health of your nails, then it is important to kick the habit as soon as you can. Biting nails is a bad habit that can cause your nails to look awful. Not only that, but in extreme cases nail biting can cause your fingers to bleed. Biting nails transfers bacteria between your mouth and your fingers and you don’t need to be a health expert to know that this isn’t a good thing. Cut your nails short One of …

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A lot of people who are interested in using nail lamps to do gel manicures in their home might be a bit tentative about jumping in for fear of exposing themselves to higher risks of skin cancer. The good news is that it is highly unlikely to develop skin cancer from using UV nail lamps. In the past, dermatologists were worried that putting the nails under the lamp could cause just as much damage as using a tanning bed. However a study conducted recently showed that getting skin cancer from a nail lamp was incredibly low risk, and that it would be highly unlikely even if the person were to use the lamp on a weekly basis for 250 years. Chances are, most of us …

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Photo by House of Stars Most people won’t think about their diet when they are wondering why their nails are dry and unhealthy. Food has more of an effect than you might think. Eating the right sort of foods and getting enough vitamins will help you have strong nails that don’t break and look great. If you’re looking to improve the health of your nails then maybe you should look no further than your refrigerator. Drinking water is so important for your health in general but it’s really important for healthy nails as well! Not drinking water can cause your nails to feel dry and coarse. To ensure healthy nails, drink several glasses of water through out the day. Juicy fruits and vegetables are also …

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