This Is the Secret to Not Getting Polish on Your Skin
This Is the Secret to Not Getting Polish on Your Skin

You just need one little thing for a mess-free mani. Painting your nails at home is a cost-effective way to get a great manicure, but some (okay, most) people have a seriously tough time keeping the polish inside the lines rather than all over their cuticles and fingers. Luckily, there's a foolproof way to avoid that. 1. Apply Vaseline. "Take a baby Q-tip and rub it around your surrounding skin and cuticles before you apply polish," says Alexaundra McCormick of Honey Artists. "If you get the polish on your skin, it won't stick because of the Vaseline." Note: Just make sure you don't get any of the Vaseline on your actual nail, she warns. If you do, take another Q-tip and clean it up with rubbing alcohol. ...

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3 Key Things That Make Your Nails Grow Faster
3 Key Things That Make Your Nails Grow Faster

And, did we mention that they're easy? Do you ever feel like your nails aren't long and strong enough to pull off some of the pretty nail art that you're seeing everywhere? Fear not — healthier, longer tips are within your reach. All you need to do is show 'em a little TLC. While your nails typically grow at around one eighth of an inch per month, their rate of growth can be affected by hormones, which is why pregnant women often report their nails growing faster than ever. Growth can also be influenced by the seasons — speeding up in the summer when it's warm and there aren't such harsh elements to contend with. Of course, like your hair, it also just depends on who you are. ...

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Is Nail Polish Remover Destroying Your Nails?
Is Nail Polish Remover Destroying Your Nails?

It might be time to give them a break. Whether you've mastered the simple manicure or have moved on to complicated nail art, painting your nails can be a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to play with beauty. Plus, there's very little commitment because you can apply and remove as many colors as you want — unless it's starting to ruin your nails, that is. Your nail plate, composed of keratin, protects the nerves and blood vessels underneath it. So keeping that protective layer healthy is really important. And the best way to do that is to first add a base coat every time you apply polish to your nails. Or, better yet, take an occasional manicure break to let your nails breathe. "Over-manicuring or...

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