Taking care of our nails is one of the most relaxing thing to do. Its stress reducing, great time pass and the end result is worth it, seeing the beautifully decorated nails. Everybody loves some good manicures and truthfully there can be nothing more annoying then chipped nails or chipped nail paints. The fear of getting botched nails is nothing less than anxiety.
The problem with painting nails is that they tend to get messed up easily. The nail paints starts chipped and the nails also break. Take a look at some of the tips that can help you in making your manicure last longer.
File your nails into same shape as cuticle
Always file your nails according to the shape of the cuticle to give them even shape and to avoid chipping of nails.
Use sticky base coat
Make sure to use sticky base coat before applying nail paint so that your nail paint can last for the longer period of time.
Apply vinegar on your bare nails
Applying the vinegar on the nails before applying nail paint to get rid of any natural oil on the nail so that nail paint can stick and stay for longer period.
Apply final coat
After completing your manicure always apply a layer of transparent nail polish to avoid nail paint chipping.
Do not soak your hands in water
Do not soak your nails in water before applying nail paint. Nails tend to retain water and expand and after which the nail polish will not fit in the nails and appear as if chipped.
Wear gloves while working in water
While washing utensils or clothes always wear latex gloves to avoid nail paints chipping because of being under water for long period of time.
Oil your cuticles
It is important to keep your nails and cuticles moisturised. This helps in preventing the nails from being brittle and chipping.
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