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DIY Hand Soaks and Scrubs

Sometimes after a long day at work, all you need is a little rest and relaxation. If the spa is not an option for you, here are some DIY hand soaks and scrubs that can be used to make this evening the best one of your life. For supplies, you’ll need a few things, including: […]

Natural and Organic Beauty Products

With the rise of GMOs and synthetic ingredients, many consumers are taking note of the ingredients in the things that they eat, but more recently, they’ve been looking at their beauty products as well. However, just because a beauty product label has the words “natural” and “organic” on them, doesn’t fully mean that they are. […]

Home Remedy for Clean Nails

Have you wanted to redo your nails, but found that they have been stained by the previous polish or dirt has accumulated under your fingernails? Well, there’s a solution for that and can be done in the comforts of your own home with materials you probably have lying around your kitchen. To get clean and […]

Do Re-Useable Manicures Exist?

If you’re one to keep all of your receipts, you may be surprised by just how much you spend on manicures in one year. However, if manicures are important to you, but are taking a toll on your wallet, a company has designed a reusable manicure that can stay on for up to 18 days. […]

Nail-Patella Syndrome

A rare condition called nail-patella syndrome affects about 1 in 50,000 people, but that number is still significant enough that symptoms and causes of this disease need to be shared. The condition is fairly easy to diagnose as those who have nail-patella syndrome often have missing or undeveloped fingernails and toenails. You may also have […]

What Your Nails Say About Your Health

Your nails can tell you a lot about your health, even underlying conditions that you may not know you had. It all comes down to the shape, thickness, and overall appearance of the nail itself. For example, short nails aren’t really indicative of anything except for possibly stress as most people turn to nail biting […]

Commonly Confused Nail Terms

If you’re a newbie to nails, some of the terms that get thrown around the nail salon and internet can be confusing, leading many people to confuse certain terms with others. Even some experienced nail technicians are not able to properly articulate certain things and explain the difference between services. Luckily, here is a handy […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Fingernail Health

Your fingernails are often a tell-tale sign of how your overall health is. White, grooves, and pits can all be signs of underlying conditions, but they may also be because you haven’t been taking care of your nails properly. To keep your fingernails looking their absolute best, here are some do’s and don’ts when it […]

DIY Manicure Tips

We can’t all afford to go to the nail salon every couple weeks, so some of us resort to doing our nails at home. However, sometimes it doesn’t always work out, but here are some helpful tips to help make that at home manicure look like you just walked fresh out of a nail salon. […]

Top 5 Foods for Healthy Nails

Lean Meats (Turkey, Chicken, Fish) While protein is known for helping build healthy, strong muscles, they also help maintain your fingernails which are also made of protein. Protein is found in large quantities in meat, but not all meats are good to have on a regular basis. Opt for lean meats like turkey, chicken, and […]