Nail Care Tips & Tricks

How to Remove Gel Nail Polish at Home

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If your gel polish is applied correctly, it should last at least two weeks without chipping or peeling.  By this point you will visibly see the growth at the base of the nail, and it may be tempting to start to pick at your polish.  You should NOT remove gel polish by peeling it off(…)

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GELibility Take 2: Success at creating a holographic gel polish!

GELibility Take 2: Success at creating a holographic gel polish! 6

I’ve been playing with my GELibility again, and this time I was successful at creating a holographic gel polish!  Woo hoo!  If you don’t know what Gelibility is, it’s a custom formulated clear gel that can be mixed with regular nail polish (RNP) to turn it into gel polish.  I did a full review of(…)

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Plum Paisley Stamped Nails and Liquid Palisade for Easy Nail Art Clean-Up

Plum Paisley Stamped Nails and Liquid Palisade for Easy Nail Art Clean-Up 8

I posted swatches of the CND Shellac Modern Folklore collection the other day and I was inspired by the color Plum Paisley to actually create plum paisley nails.  The paisley image on Bundle Monster stamping plate BM-315 is one of my favorite patterns.  I’ve created other nail art looks with this stamp in the past,(…)

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Bio Seaweed Gel UNITY All-In-One Color Gel Polish Review

Bio Seaweed Gel UNITY All-In-One Color Gel Polish Review 20

I was very excited to see that Bio Seaweed Gel (BSG) had a booth at Cosmoprof because I’d heard so much about their gel polish, but hadn’t tried it yet.  Their booth was one of my very first visits while I was there.  I learned that they have two lines of soak-off gel polish; UNITY(…)

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The Gelly Sandwich Technique! Mixing Gel Polish & Regular Nail Lacquer

The Gelly Sandwich Technique! Mixing Gel Polish & Regular Nail Lacquer 7

I’ve been asked many times, “What is a gelly sandwich?”  A gelly sandwich (aka gellie sandwich or gel sandwich) is when you apply regular nail polish (RNP) in between a gel base and top coat.  This technique usually prolongs the wear of regular nail polish by a few days, but it generally doesn’t last as(…)

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GELibility: Turn your regular nail polish into gel polish!

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Hello readers!  Many of you reached out and asked me to review GELibility, and it’s finally here!  For those of you that don’t know, GELibility is a custom formulated clear gel that can be mixed with regular nail polish (RNP) to turn it into gel polish.  That’s right, you can turn ANY regular polish into(…)

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DIY Hard Nails Color Changing Gel Polish & a Contest!

DIY Hard Nails Color Changing Gel Polish & a Contest! 20

I have a brand new soak-off gel polish brand to share with you today called DIY Hard Nails.  Their polish line includes glitters, shimmers and color changing gels.  Today I have a couple of the color changing polishes to share with you, and I will soon have photos of a couple of the glitters and one(…)

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NailMates for Gel Polish Removal

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Hi all!  I was sent a new product to try for gel polish removal called NailMates.  NailMates are re-usable caps and pads that can be used to remove all types of nail polish and nail treatments including gel polish.  I have to admit that I was a little skeptical at first because I thought that(…)

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