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. 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 and trialing gel nail kits and spending over 20 hours testing (whilst building on the experiences and expertise of our Nail Technician co-workers and Friends over the past seven years), including working on our own nails, and thousands of clients and customers, we think the Gelish Harmony Salon Grade Kit  is the best choice for most people. Another solid option is the Red Carpet Manicure Gel Nail Kit. There are few things better in life than when you leave a salon with beautiful, sparkling nails.…
Best Nail File For Weak Nails – 2018 Buyers Guide

Best Nail File For Weak Nails – 2018 Buyers Guide

If you have weak nails, that are likely to snap and to break, then buying the right nail file can make all the difference. Ensuring that you have the best tools for your nail care when your nails are brittle, will be dramatic, and will ensure that you can continue to file them, strengthen them and grow them in the process. Purchasing a nail file sounds relatively straight forward, but with so many different options available – ranging in material and price, it can be difficult to identify which one is best for you. Here, we take a look at some of the best files that you can currently buy. I recently purchased several different nail fails for specific use on my own weak nails.  I have done a ton of research into the different types and brands available to see which one was the best. In the end, there are several nail files which can do an excellent job and there are very few differences between them. …
Why Are My Cuticles Peeling? The Reasons and What You Can Do

Why Are My Cuticles Peeling? The Reasons and What You Can Do

Why Are My Cuticles Peeling? Knowing why and how to look after them is not only essential for how your nails will ultimately look and how they feel, but it can help your natural nails grow longer and stronger. If you want impressive natural nails, where you can apply some fashionable designs, you will need to be able to not only prevent them from peeling, but to restore them from any damage/trauma that may have occurred. You may feel that you have had damaged Cuticles for some time and that you are not sure what is actually causing them to peel in the first place. You may even feel quite overwhelmed about why they are actually peeling to begin with. The short answer is that your Cuticles can peel for a multitude of reasons which we will outline below. Preventing your Cuticles from peeling and repairing them back to their original strength can be done most effectively with Vitamin-Enriched Chemical-Free Cuticle Oil.…
How To Apply Gel Nail Polish With LED Light – The Optimal Way…

How To Apply Gel Nail Polish With LED Light – The Optimal Way…

Wondering how to apply gel nail polish with LED light? I’ve got you covered. In today’s article I’m going to break this down and make it nice and easy for you to do just this. I’ll explain step by step via a shorter and a longer tutorial. Then I’ll outline the products that I recommend and use on myself and in our Salon on a daily basis. Here’s the Short Tutorial: First you need to prep your nails by washing, filing and shaving them. You’re also going to want to push back your cuticles for easier polish application. After pushing your cuticles back on each of your nails on both hands, you’re going to want to cleanse your nails one more time before you add primer and your base coat. It’s important that you apply the gel polish with thin layers. This way you will have even coverage and will reduce the risk of burning from your LED Light.…
How To Do Chrome Nails With Glitter – The Definitive Guide

How To Do Chrome Nails With Glitter – The Definitive Guide

Are you wondering how to do Chrome Nails With Glitter? It’s a common question that I get asked. In this tutorial, I would like to share with you step by step how I do this on my own and my clients nails. I’d also like to share with you my tips and tricks that I have learnt over the years. There are essentially three ways that you can go about creating your Chrome Nails with Glitter:Apply Chrome Powder over top of Regular Nail Polish Applying Holographic Chrome Powder Pigment over Gel Polish (UV Lamp Required) Applying Loose Glitters to a Chrome Coloured Nail PolishIn this post, I’d like to talk you through all three methods so that you can use the one that suits you best.Method 1: Apply Chrome Powder over Regular Nail Polish Products Recommended & Used:Base Coat | Essie Base Coat Black Polish | Essie Black Polish Top Coat | Nails Inc ’45 Second Top Coat’ Chrome Powder | PrettyDiva Silver Chrome Pure Powder Kabuki Brush | EcoTools How to do Chrome Nails with Regular Polish If you are looking for how to perfectly apply Chrome Powder over Regular Nail polish, then this is the part of the article for you.…
How To Get Sparkly Nail Polish Off

How To Get Sparkly Nail Polish Off

In this article, I am going to show you the best way that professionals and experts in the industry use to remove glitter polishes. This is How To Get Sparkly Nail Polish Off.Now you might have noticed that there have been many new glitter nail polishes that have come out in recent collections, and whilst I personally really love them as they look really fun and sparkly,  they’re just really really annoying and difficult to remove. If you ever have put on a glitter polish you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about! The Traditional Method: The Traditional method is to use a Cotton Rounds with Regular Nail Polish Remover. Basically what you do is apply nail polish remover to a cotton ball and press down onto your nails. From here, you scrub at your nails until your nail polish is weakened to the point where you can swipe off the glitter polish.…
How To Do Acrylic Nails At Home Step by Step – THE Guide

How To Do Acrylic Nails At Home Step by Step – THE Guide

As a nail technician and enthusiast, I always get a lot of compliments on my acrylic nails and my hands in general; I am always sure to look after them and ensure they are looking at their best. One in such ways that I go about this, is by applying acrylic nails at home. Whilst I could just stay on at the Salon after my shift, I find that after a long hard day there’s nothing better than to just get into my pajamas and enjoy the process of applying my new nails. I had a thought; if you’re not a nail technician, how would you even know or go about applying acrylics at home? So if you are wondering How To Do Acrylic Nails At Home Step by Step, then I would like to explain how and suggest you read on. I’ve been doing my own nails ever since I can remember.…
How To Get Stubborn Nail Polish Off…The Right Way

How To Get Stubborn Nail Polish Off…The Right Way

Have you ever had a manicure or applied your own nail polish and really struggled to get it off? If you have had a professional manicure, or applied stronger nail polish at home, depending on the products that you have used, it can be a real challenge to remove and return your nails to their clean, healthy natural state.So if this is you, you are probably wondering How To Get Stubborn Nail Polish Off? The best way is to soak your nails in strong but chemical-free, nail polish remover. It is significantly quicker and better for your nail health to use chemical-free formulations than the other options available. Another great alternative is to gently apply or use Rubbing Alcohol. There are also a few other solid options that should be considered and that we will outline below. Unfortunately, if you have have applied darker nail polishes, gel polishes or even applied glitter polishes, it can feel almost impossible to remove stubborn nail polish.…
Best Nail Repair Product

Best Nail Repair Product

There are many different nail strengthening products, and if you have weak nails that need some extra support, it can be difficult to find the Best Nail Repair Product, and which brands should be avoided. The following are our favorite brands of nail repair products, ranked from #1 to #5. Our review below is based on our personal experience in the industry, our feedback from our salon clients and the popularity of the brands. Be sure to consider all the options below. All of these brands are reputable and come with solid customer reviews, which is why we have discovered them in our research, and how we ultimately came to trial them in the first place. #5 may very well be a better choice for YOU than #1. As such we have attached our own personal rating in the table that follows. Why Do You Need a Nail Repair Product? If you have weak, brittle, flaking or cracking nails, it doesn’t matter how many coats you apply to your nails; you will never be able to hide or conceal the damage.…
How To File Almond Nails – The #1 Technique Used By Professionals….

How To File Almond Nails – The #1 Technique Used By Professionals….

You’ve seen the elegant Almond Nails Shape and are wondering How To File Almond Nails yourself.  In this article, we will explain how. If your nail length is already sufficient, you can go for the almond nails shape straight away through this guide and tutorial. For those of you with short nails, we suggest that you wait for couple of weeks and let your nails grow out. This way, you’ll be in prime position and can create the curves with ease. So without further ado, here is how to file almond nails. What You Will Need For Nail Preparation:Cuticle Pusher – Need One? -> Order HERE E-File – Need One? -> Order HERE or 180 Medium-Grip Nail File – Need One? -> Order HEREFor FilingWhite Acrylic Paint – Need This? -> Order HERE 150 Coarse File – Need One? -> Order HERE 240 Coarse File – Need One?…
Best Cuticle Oil For Very Dry Cuticles – There’s Only One Winner

Best Cuticle Oil For Very Dry Cuticles – There’s Only One Winner

If you’re Cuticles are dry and weak, you will forever struggle to grow and strengthen them. Whilst this is a very unfortunate position to be in, we’re here to help. We’re here to provide you with the Best Cuticle Oil For Very Dry Cuticles that we have used countless times on our own nails/clients nails to completely restore their health. Here’s the short version of this post: After spending over $400 testing Cuticle Oils on our own weak nails (and building on the experiences and expertise of our Nail Technician Editors and Friends over the past seven years), we think the Bee Naturals Enriched Vitamin Cuticle Oil is the best for most people. Another solid option is the Magique Nail Oil & Guardian Serum.  When the right Cuticle Oil is purchased and applied regularly, the highly-effective formulation is widely renowned and regarded for its ability to moisturize your cuticles, and help your natural nails to shine.…