Best Gel Nail Kits 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

Best Gel Nail Kits 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

Choosing a Gel Nail Kit is a difficult task; especially when you consider the number of options to choose from. There’s a lot of different brands, and a lot of the kits tend to come with different equipment and supplies. That’s why AlmondNails.com have compiled a list of the Best Gel Nail Kits 2018. Here, you can further research and take a look at the different options available to ensure you choose the one which suits your nail types and design demands. Here’s the short version of this post: After researching, purchasing, trialing and testing a number of gel nail kits (whilst building on the experiences and expertise of my Nail Technician co-workers in our Salon and Friends over the past seven years), including working on my own nails, and thousands of clients and customers, I think the Gelish Harmony Salon Grade Kit  is the best at home gel nail kit and the best choice for most people, including beginners. …
How To Dry Nails Fast Hairspray (The Best Drying Trick)

How To Dry Nails Fast Hairspray (The Best Drying Trick)

If you are looking to dry your Nail Polish Instantly then you have come to the right place! As a Manicurist and Nail Technician, I am always looking for the best ways to dry nails. Whether it is on my own nails or for my Clients. Through the years and through experience, I have realized that there are a number of unique, unexpected outright ludicrous ways to not only improve, but fasten a Mani. One of which, is using Hairspray to Dry Nails! Sounds peculiar right? And it is; Hairspray is intended for use only on hair, or so it is advertised as such. Thankfully, through research, trial and testing, I can confirm that its a very effective strategy. Hairspray contains some ingredients that when applied over the top of wet Nail Polish, help the polish to dry in an instant. Its a lot quicker than just simply waiting. But does that mean you should just go out and use any old Hairspray?…
How To Keep Under Nails Clean – The Complete Approach…

How To Keep Under Nails Clean – The Complete Approach…

There is nothing worse than realizing that you have been collecting dirt under your nails! I have lost track at the number of times that I have looked at my nails in disgust. Seeing how dirty they have become always completely shocks and horrifies me. There is nothing quite like having clean nails. Not just in how they look but in how they make you feel. As a Nail Blogger and Technician, knowing how to maintain, grow and look after nails is my job – it is essential. I have worked with hundreds of clients at the Salon. It always amazes me at the amount of dirt that they often have under their nails and how they do not even realize it is there. That’s why, I would like to bring to you today my favorite and go to ways to keep your nails clean. This will focus on prevention and cure, so you can be sure that dirty nails are a thing of the past.…
How To Grow Your Nails Overnight – See Instant Results…

How To Grow Your Nails Overnight – See Instant Results…

As a Nail Blogger, knowing how to maintain, grow and look after nails is essential. In this article, I will show you a secret. This is the method that many professionals and those in the industry use to promote instant growth. Seamlessly, overnight. For me, as a Nail Technician, it’s imperative that my nails look great and presentable at all times. It’s an insight into my abilities. It’s my showcase of my profession. During my time in the industry, I’ve noticed that growing healthy nails is hard.  Getting them to grow quicker is even harder. To provide some assurance into the method and technique detailed below, believe me when I say that I have used and tried EVERYTHING. As an individual who loves gel nails, shellac and acrylics, I know what will affect the growth and health of nails. Not just in the immediate future, but long-term. The majority of Nail Products that you can buy to improve the look and appearance of your nails come with unwanted side effects.…
Painting Nails Tips And Tricks – Transform Your Mani…

Painting Nails Tips And Tricks – Transform Your Mani…

I love painting my nails. I am assuming that if you have landed on this article then you do too. The best thing about painting your own nails is that you are in complete control of the design, style, and effects that you want to create. As a certified Nail Technician, I am always on the lookout for the very best and latest tips, tricks and techniques to not only apply to my very own nails, but to use on my clients. It’s great to discuss these with colleagues in the Salon, and you’ll be surprised at how effective and handy some of these are. I also appreciate that these are the tips that I just wished I had known at the start of my career, when I was relatively inexperienced and wanted to learn more about designing my own and my clients’ nails. The truth is, I didn’t use to love painting my nails.…
How To Grow Nails Faster In A Week: The Simple Home Remedy

How To Grow Nails Faster In A Week: The Simple Home Remedy

If you’ve cut your nails too short, or your nails do not seem to be growing at a quick enough speed and rate, then read on. Whilst there can be many reasons in why your nails just are not growing, what I will be outlining to you today is how you can strengthen and make your nails grow faster, so that you can see measurable results in just a week. This article will show you a quick, simple and effective method to increase the speed of growth easily and affordably on your own. You may need to look into getting a Nail Repair Product or a potent Anti-Fungal Treatment depending on the current state of your natural nails and your suspected reason behind your nails failing to grow. You may need to look into one of my following articles if your nails are damaged, or if they are just not growing out: If your Nails are showing signs of Discoloration (a Yellow Tint) then Fungus may have penetrated and is preventing your nails from growing (Read This: Best Nail Treatment For Damaged Nails – Restore Your Nails) Or if your Nails are cracked, peeled, have lines or ridges (Read This: Best Nail Repair Product) If you believe your nails are in good health but just want to speed up the process, then the following natural method will improve the health and strength of your nails, focusing on improving your nails environment, and providing the elements they need.…
Gel Nail Polish Brands Used In Salons – Reviewing The Top 16

Gel Nail Polish Brands Used In Salons – Reviewing The Top 16

If you are looking for some of the best Gel Nail Polish Brands, and you want to know what Salons use for your own inspiration and to help you identify what brand to get, then look no further. As a Nail Technician and Manicurist, I have been working with a number of brands for a number of years. It is my time in the Salon, and working with hundreds of clients in that time, that I have been able to identify what Gel Polish brands are the best, and which ones to avoid. We simply only stock the very best, and those that didn’t meet our high expectations are no longer used. Talking with my colleagues, and having conducted a lot of research, you soon learn to discover what to look for in a Gel Polish, and what is going to give you the best results for the best price. I was recently asked the question: what Gel Nail Polish Brands are Used In Salons and it got me thinking.…
How To Make Your Nails Whiter At The Tips… Permanently

How To Make Your Nails Whiter At The Tips… Permanently

If you’re like me, and you love having really white nail tips that contrast the rest of your nail, then this article is going to be really helpful. Whilst a lot of professionals will actually advocate that you simply paint the top of your nails with a white nail polish to create an illusion, what I will be outlining to you today is how you can make your natural nails whiter at the tips more permanently. This article today will show you a couple of quick, simple and effective methods for whitening the tips of your nails. These will work for you regardless on the state of your nails, whether they are natural and healthy looking or even if you have some discoloration or stains. But most importantly, the following suggestions will look after your nails and preserve their natural health and strength. You will not need to go to a Salon and pay their expensive fees.…
How To Remove Nail Polish From Fabric – This Always Works…

How To Remove Nail Polish From Fabric – This Always Works…

If you, one of your children, or one of your ‘so called’ friends has spilt Nail Polish all over the floor or your clothes, do not worry and do not panic. Whilst this is the natural reaction as the fear sets in that your belongings are now ruined, I’m here to help. This article today will show you a quick, simple and effective method for removing even the strongest and harshest products from Fabric (whether this be on clothing or on the carpet). It even works with polishes that are old, have coagulated and is thus incredibly sticky! Being a Nail Technician and Manicurist, I’ve spilt a lot of Nail Polish over the years. Both in my own home and in the Salon. Sometimes I’ve been lucky, but other times not so much. And whilst this has been highly frustrating, I’ve managed to learn over the years, through a lot of trial, error, research and through conversations with cleaners and cleaning companies what works and what doesn’t when it comes to removing polish from fabric.…
How To Fix A Broken Nail With Nail Polish – Easily at Home

How To Fix A Broken Nail With Nail Polish – Easily at Home

If you have broken a nail and you are looking to fix it, using Nail Polish then today is your lucky day. I would like to present to you the best method to repair your nail(s) and pull them back together. I’d like to outline step by step, what you need to do and provide you with some tips and tricks along the way. There’s nothing worse than breaking a nail; it can ruin your current design, cause you pain and irritation, and it can prevent you from getting the long strong natural nails that you could have achieved otherwise. As a certified Nail Technician, I often run into many clients who have broken or split a nail; and over the years I’ve been able to identify the best way to resolve this common and unfortunate event. I’d like to present this to you today. Now the often recommended and traditional way is to use hard gel.…
How To Remove Fake Nails Glued On – Acrylics, Gel Nails & More

How To Remove Fake Nails Glued On – Acrylics, Gel Nails & More

If you have Fake Nails Glued on and you are looking to remove them quickly, easily and effectively then read on. I would like to present to you the best methods that you can use that will not cause any damage to your Natural Nail Beds and Cuticles.  I’d like to outline step by step, what you need to do and provide you with some tips and tricks along the way. When I first started wearing Fake Nails, it was frustrating when it came to removing them.  I was always worried about my natural nails and how I could do this myself without having to pay a professional to do so for me. And I felt that this was such a shame because Fake Nails are a great alternative to using nail polish! Since that time I have qualified as a certified Nail Technician, and regularly undertake this task in our Salon for my many clients and friends.…