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How To Grow STRONG & HEALTHY Nails💅🏻✨

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Elizabethhhloves
Here’s my nail story: I’ve always been the person in my friend with the nice nails that 9 times out of 10 always look freshly painted and without any chips. I’ve painted my own nails starting in middle school and always had them painted throughout high school and college. I also dabbled in soft gel nails in my senior year of high school and 1-2x a year throughout college. But I’ve always preferred painting my own nails because I love the act of doing it (it’s very therapeutic to me!) and I love being able to change colors whenever I want. My friends always complain about how their nail polish chips within a day and that they can never grow them out long before they break. Here are the tips I always tell them: Square nails with sharp corners always tend to get caught on thing as you grow them out so square-shaped nails can never last long. I like a squoval (square/oval) shape because it’s the natural curve of my nail bed and the rounded corners never get caught and break! Don’t cut your cuticles!!! I have never ever cut my cuticles before. My grandma always told me once you cut your cuticles you can never go back. Your cuticles are there on your fingers for a reason! They protect your nail bed!!! All I do with my cuticles is push them back with a cuticle stick and it gives me the perfect amount of space and shape for me to paint and follow. Cuticle Oil (like Sally Hansen - Cuticle Rehab Oil
) is key!!! I appy cuticle oil literally wherever and whenever I remember. By keeping your cuticles moisturized your nails can grow out stronger and longer, and it also prevents any hangnails from forming. I love this cuticle oil so much! The packaging makes it easy to pack in your purse on-the-go and apply anywhere! The formula isn’t super greasy and won’t get your phone feeling oily if you use it right after application. I definitely prefer it to the othe cuticle oils I’ve tried. Hand Cream (like Glossier. - Glossier Hand Cream
) is super underrated for keeping your nails moisturized and healthy! I apply hand cream right after I wash my hands to moisturize my cuticles and keep my hands looking plump! Smooth and hydrated hands always makes your nails look better!! This hand cream from Glossier is alright- not the most hydrating hand cream I’ve tried but not the worst. It smells amazing and gives enough moisture for humid weather in the summer months! These are my biggest tips on keeping your nails strong and healthy! Also- if you do gel nails, give yourself a break every now and then. The chemicals in the gel can really damage your nail beds. I have many friends who rely on gel to keep their nails strong but it’s a vicious cycle that will keep your nails weak on their own!
Aug. 5
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katya_reviewsOMG! I now understand why my nails always break. I’m obsessed with filling them square and I was always so frustrated with why they would break constantly. Thanks for solving this mystery for me😂
Sep. 18
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My Go-To Lip Look
I’m not particularly skilled in the hand dexterity department, so I like my makeup simple and natural. But I love statement lips on “no makeup” makeup looks, which I achieve smoothly and in varying intensity with Glossier. 1. Prep Lips: I prep my lips for product by gently dabbing on moisturizer or Glossier. - Bubblewrap Eye + Lip Plumping Cream , letting it settle before applying a thin layer of Glossier. - Balm Dotcom in a corresponding color as the lipstick I’ll be applying. This creates a smooth, plump base. 2. Matte Color: A single swipe of Glossier. - Generation G Sheer Matte Lipstick offers a light tint, getting more vibrant/dark as more layers are applied. Zip has stolen my heart for an olive-skintone-friendly red, neither too orange not too blue. I focus on the center of my lips and feather it out to the edges with my fingertips for a subtle gradient. 3. Gloss: I hate lip gloss. Well, other lip glosses. But Glossier. - Glossier. Lip Gloss manages to slick on without stickiness or tackiness, though it does catch hair in a windy car... which is just life, I suppose! I follow the previous method of focusing on the center of my lips and lightly dragging it outwards with a clean fingertip. This creates a simple, glossy lip that dresses up a simple cat eye or “no makeup” look. #CheriePartner
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Skinsitive
The cutest hand cream you need
Glossier products always have the cutest packaging and here is the must-have hand cream in your purse! This fast-absorbing supercharger hand cream is infused with Glycofirm Pollustop which is the new anti-pollution weapon that helps as a multi-protective shield to our skin. It helps to act against UV damages and reduce the toxicity of cadmium chloride and chemicals. It also helps to protect the skin against those dust pollutants. Besides these hand cream packed with antioxidant-rich Rosemary Leaf, Echinacea, Sunflower, and Rice Bran which helps to soften your skin. It is also riched in Meadowfoam Seed Oil that helps to lock up moisture. I am obsessed with the package a lot especially the on-the-go application. With the click-to-close cap, it helps in easy application with only one hand. It has the special Glossier scent which i am very into which gives me fresh and clean notes. This hand cream is formulated without GMOs, gluten, soy, dairy, or nuts. Glossier. - Glossier Hand Cream #cheriepartner
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the secret to long, strong natural nails
the secret to long, strong natural nails
I’m about to let y’all in on the secret I’ve been using for years now to maintain my strong natural nails... BIOTIN. this is in a lot of women’s “beauty” supplements, but trust me when I say save your coin and get you a good multivitamin that contains biotin (most of them do!) as a little background, I used to bite my nails as an anxious habit for years. I was finally able to stop biting them, but they were pretty weak and would bend a lot, making it easier for them to break and tear often. I started taking a straight-up biotin supplement to help my nails grow longer and stronger, and while it did work very well, I switched to a multivitamin for two reasons: I wanted to save some money by only taking an “all-in-one” supplement (multivitamin) my dermatologist let me know that an excess of biotin can actually worsen acne I stopped taking the straight-up biotin pills about a year ago, and while I was worried the biotin in the multivitamin wouldn’t be enough, I didn’t notice any difference in my nails—they’re still long and strong! as you can see from the photo, this vitamin (which is just the walmart brand women’s gummy multivitamin) contains 500% of the daily recommended amount of biotin, which is PLENTY. keep in mind that this amount can worsen acne for some, so see how your skin responds. if the biotin doesn’t seem to agree with your skin, I would still recommend taking a multivitamin without it because getting your essential vitamins and nutrients is essential to maintaining healthy nails. does anyone else love biotin? and also does anyone else still love gummy vitamins even as adults? 😂
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lizbentley17
😭This time I feel disappointed at Dior❌Never buy its cuticle cream!
😭This time I feel disappointed at Dior❌Never buy its cuticle cream!
DIOR - Crème Abricot Nail Cream Dior is familiar to everyone, but most people definitely don't know its cuticle cream. Last year, because of my long-term manicure, there were peeling cuticles on the side of my nails for a period of time. Many bloggers recommended this Dior cuticle cream, which is not cheap. It cost me $28. I opened it with great excitement, applied it to the edge of my nails and nails, and found it oily and sticky. After applying it, you can't play with your mobile phone or do anything! If you subconsciously touch your hair, it will even stick to your hair! It's a nice little pot of cream that I kept at my bedside as a reminder to use it consistently, the only downside was it took a while to really absorb thoroughly. It was nice at hydrating my cuticles and preventing the hang nails, but it ended up getting too tedious to apply and massage every night... and I had to make sure it was fully absorbed so it didn't get on my sheets. Overtime, it started to smell funny too, like rancid oils (which it probably did go rancid). After using it for more than a week, I found that it didn't work on my cuticles at all. It cannot be used as a hand cream, so this is probably the most useless thing I've ever bought. I won't buy it again!
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evielove
Crème Abricot Nail Cream
DIOR-Crème Abricot Nail Cream
How I grow my natural nails
How I grow my natural nails
**Note that my nails used to be frail, brittle old things that could NEVER know length due to nail extensions! Just last year, I was so in love with getting nail extensions. The length, the designs, the colors—I did not go one week without my bare nails showing for most of 2019! Then last September, I decided my nails needed a break (and I needed to save some money!) so I started to rehab my nails! Rehabbing my nail beds The first thing to do is get your nail beds free from any damage from nail extensions. This takes some time! I let my nails grow but I always cut away when it started to get length. I was going off of the theory with hair; cutting it makes it grow faster. It worked because by November, my nail beds were healthy! Supplement growth To help my nails grow healthily, I took my biotin supplements. I love the nature bounty one bc it’s yummy mostly 😂 NATURE'S BOUNTY - Optimal Solutions Hair, Skin and Nails Gummies Prevent breakage A big reason my nails always broke was because I never protected them! So I started brushing them with .INC. - Back to Life Recovery Treatment & Base Coat which really kept it strong and healthy as it grew. I also stayed super conscious of doing things that would break my nails, like washing dishes, moving big items, etc. I live alone so I have to do all these things myself, therefore I wear gloves when doing dishes and try to avoid grabbing things with too much nail. Not sure how to explain the last one😬
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annkrisha
Back to Life Recovery Treatment & Base Coat
.INC.-Back to Life Recovery Treatment & Base Coat
If you have peeling cuticles or brittle nails, you can't miss this babe😘
If you have peeling cuticles or brittle nails, you can't miss this babe😘
Many people asked how to get rid of peeling cuticles and brittle nails, so today I'm going to share my tips with you. 1. Make sure to apply hand cream and sunscreen every day! 2. Wash your hands with warm water. Don't use soap frequently, or your hands will feel very dry after washing. I suggest you wash with a mild disinfectant hand sanitizer. Remember to apply hand cream and curicle oil after washing. 3. Don't tear the polish glue by yourself, which will bring damage to your nail!s You must use professional products to do so. 4. I sincerely recommendOPI - ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oilto everyone, which contains avocado oil. It helps enhance nail nutrition.There are also white tea ingredients that can strengthen and recover damaged nails. Its smell is particularly good with light fragrance. After applying the hand cream, use the dropper to absorb the cuticle oil, drop it on the nail and gently massage until it is absorbed. It is not greasy after absorption. Keep on using it and your nails will be shiny! What do you think of this product?
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maxraabe
ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil
OPI-ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil
Do you need cuticle oil? (Answer inside) 💅🏾
Do you need cuticle oil? (Answer inside) 💅🏾
Yes, you do. WHAT IT DOES I think we have all had splitting cuticles, hangnails or flaky nails — especially during the winter. Well, cuticle oil helps nourish your dry, chapped skin while also moisturizing your nails. It stimulates nail growth by boosting circulation. Most cuticle oil blends have jojoba, flaxseed and safflower oils in them. (Avocado oil, vitamin E, sweet almond etc., are also popular oils.) WHEN TO APPLY IT Post-handwashing wash your hands (Be consistent. Your skin may become used to the hydration and become dry when you discontinue use.) While filing and shaping your nails Before you paint your nails HOW TO USE IT Place one drop of oil on each cuticle rub it in with your fingers, a brush or cotton ball/pad for a few minutes. Let sit. Wipe off the oil that hasn’t absorbed. NOTE: If you plan on painting your nails, then wash your hands of excess oils because the oil will act as a barrier you don’t want. Pictured: SuperNail - Super Nail Cuticle Oil #CheriePartner
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NikeViki
Super Nail Cuticle Oil
SuperNail-Super Nail Cuticle Oil
Key to long nails
Key to long nails
While I think my “ability” to grow really long, strong natural nails is largely due to my diet and hormones, there are some tips I want to share that can benefit anyone. -a mineral-rich diet, including lots of vegetables like kale and spinach for calcium, calcium supplements if needed (you can get yummy chocolate flavored chews) and honestly this my hack- tap water. Where I live, the coty is basically built over a bed of limestone which is known to be a good source of caliated rock, and I think that affects the water supply, so I get even more calcium in my diet. 😈 -this may be a no brainer- but pinch with your fingers- not your nails. I feel like we all know this, but for so long I was picking this up with my nails, and just applying too much pressure on my nails when cleaning for example. Channel that pressure into your fingertips and your nails will break much less. -I find that rounding my nails or giving them an almond shape makes less round for breakage too. When theyre squared and have corners, I always found hitting them against a surface would break the nail at its corner, so when I gave my nails softer edges this stopped happening. -lastly, i use an amazing top coat- essie - No Chips Ahead Top Coat it’s seriously amazing at strengthening your nails and keeping them hard as rocks (or nails if you like the pun) and is largely why I think my nails dont break, and are able to grow longer. I use this too coat over top of all my nail polish looks, and even if I’m not wearing any nail polish, I’ll still apply this as a clear coat. Let me know of other wqys you grow your nails, I hate when mine break 😭 #cheriepartner
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leena.tabaja
Enamel Nail Polish
essie-Enamel Nail Polish
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