We all know how frustrating it can be when your freshly manicured nails begin to chip a mere day or two after you've painted them. No one has time to remove the polish and re-paint every other day, and I know I don't have the means to visit a salon every Saturday. So I came up with 6 DIY tips and tricks to increase the staying power of your favorite polish.
1. Begin with clean nail beds. It is annoying to have to scrub every speck of polish off our nails, and if we're opting for a darker hue, that's even more of a reason not to bother. However, leftover nail color can totally sabotage your new mani. The fresh nail paint will chip much quicker laying on top of old polish than it would directly on clean nails.
2. Push back cuticles. If you take the extra two minutes, it will enable you to easily access the inner corners of your nails. Otherwise, the parts you missed will end up looking chipped.
3. Always use a base coat. None of us would forget to finish off with aRead More »from 6 Tips to Make Your Mani Last