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Acrylic Nails vs. Gel Extensions

Long gone are the days when you pop into the nail salon and only choose a colour for your new look. Now, you can choose different shapes, nail art designs, and even go the route of having fake nails. Most nails cannot stand the pressure of being so long and will chip, crack, or completely […]

Different Shapes of Nails

Your natural nails are a thing of the past, as are with the shape of them. With so many customizaeable options to choose from, it can be a little overwhelming when the nail technician asks: “so, what shape are we going with this time?” Luckily, we’ve put together this handy guide to help you make […]

How to Remove Acrylic Nails at Home

Acrylic nails are beautiful and will make you stand out in a crowd, much more than just painting your nails at home. With the many shapes and lengths that you can customize to your liking and preference, they’re a must-have when getting ready for an event. However, though acrylics are beautiful, they’re a little tricky […]

Cuticle Oil: Benefits and Uses

Before any good manicure, it’s important to first treat the nail and surrounding area for a clean application, result, and of course, to make you feel pampered and pretty once you leave the salon. Cuticle oil can now be found in most drugstore and beauty stores, so even if you do a polish application at […]

Which Nail Should be The Accent Nail?

Accent nails are a perfect way to spruce up your at-home manicure without having to worry about paying a hefty price tag for some complicated nail art. If you’re an aspiring nail technician, accent nails are a perfect place to start, especially since they can be so versatile! Maybe you want a bit of shimmer, […]

How to Stop Biting Your Nails

Nail biting is usually described as being just a bad habit, but sometimes it can be a side effect of stress, anxiety, or something that we do subconsciously while doing things like watching TV or reading a book. However, nail biting is not healthy and can cause more than just cosmetic issues with your nails. […]

How do I Treat an Infected Nail?

One of the most common hand injuries is an infected fingernail. Fingernail infections often occur on the edge of nail and are incredibly painful, but the majority of the time are not serious and do not require medical intervention by a doctor. Fingernail infections can be caused in a number of ways. Ingrown nails or […]

Top 4 Nail Trends for Spring 2019

TLike the seasons, trends come and go. Some are one-hit wonders that make their mark on the world for a week and then fizzle out, while others continuously stay at the front of the pack. While there are timeless classics that you can never go wrong with, here are the top four nail trends for […]

Taking Care of Your Acrylics

For those of us who dream of long nails, but are unable to grow and maintain them for various reasons, acrylics are our holy grail. They’re stunning, can come in many different shapes and sizes, and the best part is that they last a really long time. However, like with all things, in order to […]

Manicure & Pedicure Safety

Spring is just around the corner, and with the arrival of Spring, comes warmer weather which means that hundreds of locals will be flocking to their nearest salon to get their nails prepped for the sun-filled-open-toed-shoe days. However, choosing a nail salon can be tricky business these days, which is why it is important to […]