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Acetone, the miracle nail polish remover…Or is it?

9 Dec

nails_manicure_acetone_nail_polish_removerAcetone is probably one of my most used nail products. Pure acetone can get unwanted nail polish off your fingers in one sweep. That’s why I love it. It’s fast, easy and pretty cheap. What you might not know however, is that acetone can really damage your nails and fingers. According to self.com, it can strip your nails of its nutrients and cause it to break easily and become weak. It can also dry your fingertips and cause crackly skin around your nail beds. Continue reading

What to do with dried up, gunky nail polish!

9 Dec

dried out opi black shatterI have a whole collection of nail polishes some are new, some are old. I even have some from when I was in junior high. But what do you do when your favorite nail polish that you’ve kept forever dries out and becomes sticky and gunky? This is what happened to me when I was preparing to do my usual nail art. I opened up a bottle of sticky gunk. I was saddened that my favorite white nail polish was completely ruined. I still had hope, though. I’d heard of several strategies used to thin out nail polish. One of which includes using nail polish remover. If you do this, DO NOT DO IT ANYMORE. Putting nail polish remover can ruin even the most expensive nail polishes. Continue reading

Healthy Nail Beds

20 Nov

One thing that I am guilty of is not keeping up with my nails. And no I don’t mean nail polish. I mean keeping those lovely nail beds moisturized, trimmed and cut. With my busy schedule, sometimes I don’t have time to take care of them. One of the hardest things about nails is keeping them nice and healthy. Not taking care of your nails can not only your nails look gross, but your hands as well. What you might not realize is that with just a few simple steps, you can look like you just stepped out of the nail salon. Continue reading

Top 3 Reasons Why Base Coat is Important

18 Oct

Ever pass by base coats in the nail polish aisle and wonder if they were really worth the few amount of bucks? Well turns out it can actually be quite beneficiary when it comes to your manicure. According to collegefashion.net, using a base coat can make you get more out of your manicure.  Continue reading

Nail Art Necessities

14 Sep

Before I start doing any kind of nail art, I always need to have certain supplies with me. The craft store is my best friend when it comes to most of my supplies. The most intricate nail art can be accomplished with the most simplest art tools. Here is a list of a few things a nail artist would need: Continue reading

A Blank Canvas Just Waiting to be Painted

14 Sep

Hello my name is Rowanne and welcome to my nail art blog! About 10 months ago my passion for nail polish began. I live in a sorority house so living with 60 other girls can be really hectic and crazy.

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