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  • 11 Best Gifts For Nail Techs
    If you’re looking for the perfect gift for that nail technician in your life, then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve scoured the internet to find those perfect items that they’ll be sure to love. Besides, as a nail tech myself, these are the kind of things I’d absolutely love to receive! L’Occitane Nourishing …

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  • How Often Should You Take A Break From Dip Nails?
    If you have been tempted by the colorful world of dip powder nails and you’re already hooked, you may be wondering how often you should let your nails rest without a dip powder application? Perhaps you’ve had a few back-to-back; maybe you are planning to. Either way, here is what you should do.   So, how …

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  • Why Is My Dip Powder Top Coat Not Drying?
    Have you recently applied dip powder topcoat to seal your dip nails? Have you noticed that the topcoat just doesn’t seem to dry – even if you have given it ample time! Well, not to worry. I’m going to explain all you need to know here today to stop this from happening again. And more …

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  • Why Are My Dip Nails Not Shiny? [And How To Get It Back]
    One of the main benefits of dip powder nails is the high shine they give. Naturally, it’s super disappointing if they don’t come out shiny, to begin with, or quickly lose it in time. Either way, what are the causes of dull dip powder, and what can you do to restore the shine? Here is …

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  • How To Remove Dip Powder Nails Without Acetone [3 Ideal Methods]
    Have you been wearing your dip nails for a while? Have they seen better days, and you know deep down it’s time to remove them? At the same time, do you want to steer well clear of the harsh acetone? Well, here are the best alternatives to go for.  So, how can you remove dip …

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  • Why Are My Dip Nails Cracking? [And What To Do About It]
    Dip powder nails are the new darling of the artificial nail world. Lasting longer than many of the other applications that are out there – gel nails, I’m looking at you – it’s no wonder that more and more of us are giving this fantastic method a go. However, nothing comes without its issues, and …

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  • How To Keep Dip Nails From Lifting [Try These 6 Tricks]
    If you’re a dip powder nail enthusiast, you already know how incredibly long they last, but you’ve probably also encountered a few annoyances along the way. Lifting nails is a common issue with dip nails, but it’s also a super easy issue to avoid with a few nifty tips and tricks. If you have been …

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  • How Long Do Dip Nails Last? [On Average]
    Dip nails, or dip powder nails, have been rising in the ranks of popularity thanks to their ability to stay on for far longer than their acrylic, shellac, and gel cousins. If you have been considering jumping onto the dip nail trend, you are probably wondering how long they actually do last. So, how long …

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  • Best Chair For Nail Tech [And Why I Recommend It]
    Are you looking for a new chair for your salon? Perhaps you’re just setting up shop, maybe you are looking to upgrade what you currently have. Either way, as a nail technician you are simply going to need a good, reliable chair. Besides, you spend enough time on it! (or you will!) And not only …

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  • Best Nail File For Dip Powder [This Is The One To Get]
    Are you looking for a nail file that you can use for dip nails? Then you’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to be sharing with you my favorite nail file that I use for this type of mani. And I won’t keep you waiting, either. I’ll be mentioning it shortly. And …

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  • Best Nail Buffer For Dip Powder [This Is The One To Get]
    Are you looking for a nail buffer for your dip nails? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to be sharing with you my favorite product that has become my go-to. I’m not going to hang around here, either. I’m going to get right into my recommendation. Then I’ll turn to …

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  • Nail Polish vs Nail Lacquer [What Is The Difference?]
    Has your nail technician ever asked you if you prefer nail lacquer to nail varnish? Have you ever said “yes” to either or when, let’s be honest, you were not really sure of the difference? Because, hey, they both look great, right? Right! But today, we are going to set the record straight. Here is …

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Jemma Almond Nails

Hey, I’m Jemma, a certified nail technician and the founder/chief editor here at Almond Nails.

I’ve been working in Nail Salons for over 15 years and since decided to create this site to share my knowledge and experience with what I have learnt along the way.

As such, I strive to make Almond Nails the definitive online resource for all things nails, including detailed guides and answers to common manicure questions all the way through to suggestions and recommendations on nail designs, nail art and nail care and maintencence tips.

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