Manicures—what’s not to love about em?
Having nicely painted nails can enhance your look big time, they can really bring a whole look together. Whereas, having nails with chipped nail polish from here and there can harm your charm massively, making you look messy and untidy. Where having the perfectly manicured hands is the best feeling in the world, having the nail color chip off in a few days you step out of the salon, is the worst! Ever wondered how you could stretch the duration of a classic manicure? Well, we heard ya! Read on for easy tips that’ll make your nail color last longer!
#1 Dry your nails
You must have heard about soaking your nails in water before putting a nail paint on. While it’s just a myth and might have been destroying you manicures all along. Water on your nails will actually stop the polish from sticking properly.
#2 Quality of the nail color matters
If you are using the substandard and cheap nail colors which chip off way too easily then you can’t complain about the problem. Expensive nail colors usually contain more pigment, less toxic chemicals, and better brushes(hence good quality all in all)- unlike the cheap ones.
#3 Exfoliate Your Cuticles
Cuticle Oils and removers are two things that shouldn’t be skipped in order to prolong the nail color time. Cuticle oil helps nourish and moisturize the nails and cuticles while the cuticle remover gets your cuticles and dead skin cells off.
#4 Base & Top Coats are inevitable
Achieving a perfect manicure requires you to start with a base coat and end with a top coat. As the base coat allows the nail paint to stick to the nail strongly and top coat locks it up!
Make your manicure an excuse not to do the chores and let someone else to the cooking, cleaning, and washing! And Follow these tips and tricks to boost your nail color’s life with no cracking, no chipping and no peeling. Voila
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