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Ah, glitter nail polish. It makes your fingers look so pretty and sparkly. And with holiday season just around the corner as much as many of us would like to avoid it, there’s sure to be lots of glitzy manicures in your life. Despite the fun of the manicure, glitter nail polish removal can sometimes be a nightmare. Alright, it’s always a nightmare. I remember one of the first times I ever used a heavy duty glitter polish. It looked great and it stuck to my nails for a week. When it came time to take it off, I spent a good hour rubbing away at my nails with a cotton ball and having very little to show for it aside from a lot of …

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Healthy, strong nails are the best base for a perfect coat of polish. There are numerous reasons why you may find yourself looking for ways to strengthen your nails. Perhaps your nails are brittle, dry and prone to splitting. Maybe they’re soft and break easily, leaving them looking unpleasant. Whatever the concern, there are plenty of ways to go about strengthening weak nails, and they don’t all involve buying fancy products and creams. There’s a great deal of techniques to strengthen nails naturally. Keep reading to get your nails in tip top shape. What causes weak nails? Nails are incredibly absorbent. That makes them prone to a number of external factors that could be causing them to become weak or damaged. Identifying your weak nails …

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You would think that painting nails should be a simple task. Just slap a bit of color onto every finger and you’re all done, right? Wrong. For a lot of people, fingernail painting is a grueling, messy battle. There’s polish all over the skin, and for some reason, it just won’t dry no matter how long they stand in front of a fan. If this sounds like you, don’t be discouraged, even artists who work with paints all the time can have difficulty mastering the mysterious art of nail painting. Like all skills, polishing your nails requires practice before it can be mastered. Here’s how you can make sure you’re painting your nails for the best results every time. The Tools Nail polish – We …

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Most of the time, nail polish remover contains all kinds of ingredients that can be damaging to delicate nails. Homemade nail polish remover can reduce chemical exposure, save you when you’ve run out of the stuff in the bottle, and it’s less expensive since you’re using things you already have at home. We’ve got some methods and DIY remedies that are super easy and won’t require a home chemical lab. All of these methods will get rid of your polish with a lot of patience, so if you’re looking for something that will provide instant removal, you may be better off buying some. If you’re okay with a little extra rubbing, read on. Lemon and Vinegar Both lemon and vinegar are acidic, so they can …

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Not everything that’s good for your nails comes in a bottle. There are ways to keep your nails strong and healthy with stuff you find around the house, totally free of suspicious chemicals. Natural nail care is a wonderful way to revive nails that have become very damaged over time. Let’s not forget how expensive some products can be. Creating your own remedies is not only good for your body, but it’s good for your wallet as well. Here are some great DIY mixtures and tips to keep your nails in perfect condition. Olive oil and lemon juice for brittle nails This is an easy mixture that you can use twice a week in order to rejuvenate brittle nails. Simply mix a teaspoon of olive …

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