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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 […]

Top 5 Vitamins That Support Nail Growth

Did you know that your nails are actually a good indicator of your health and help you realize what nutrients you may be lacking in your diet? Like the rest of your body, your nails need certain nutrients to thrive and stay strong and healthy. Today, we’re going to look at the top five vitamins […]

How Do I Treat a Torn or Detached Nail?

A torn or detached nail is no laughing matter. The act is often extremely painful and jarring and some may start to panic and wonder what to do. First and foremost, it’s important to seek first aid as soon as possible to prevent infection and eliminate the pain. If there is someone around to help […]

What Causes Brittle Toenails?

As we age, our body begins to decelerate and things aren’t quite what they used to be. The same can be said about our toenails. To aid them during this time, it’s recommended to keep them trimmed and well moisturized to keep the nails soft and nourished. Avoiding nail polish as we age might be […]

Do Nail Clippers Damage Your Nails?

It’s no secret that nail clippers are outdated and impractical. The archaic design does little to benefit your nails as the shape doesn’t aid in the process of shortening them. Even curved nail clippers, which are supposed to be better than the original, are curved in the wrong direction, and thus are no better than […]