Three Manicure Hacks for Lazy Girls
Trying to recreate a salon-worthy manicure at home is easier said than done. No matter how still you try to hold your hands or how creative you get with your nail tools, it just never seems to turn out as good as the pros. If you’re a righty your left hand usually comes out better than your right and vice versa. (We can never win.) While freshly polished nails are a staple for every beauty girl, we know the funds—or time—may not always be available, so we thought we’d share a few brilliant manicure hacks to get Insta-worthy nails every time:
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Ensure a clean finish.The number one struggle of doing a manicure yourself is getting a clean finish. To make sure your polish doesn’t bleed outside your nail bed, take a small amount of glue and outline under the cuticle with a small brush. Paint your nails as usual, wait for them to dry, and then just peel off the glue. Voila! Perfection.
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Disguise those pesky chips.Let’s face it no matter how careful you are, a chipped nail is inevitable. For a quick-fix, apply glitter polish over the nail. It’ll instantly hide any imperfections plus add a fun accent to your mani. You can never go wrong with a bit of sparkle, right? And don’t worry about removing stubborn glitter polish, we’ve found that scrubbers work best..
Make neon colors stand out.Nude hues will aways be a classic choice, but for a fun look, bold and bright colors are the way to go. Now you can take neon nails to another level with one simple trick: For nails bright enough to stop traffic, simply apply a white base coat, let it dry, then follow with your neon polish on top.