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  • 41 Of The Best Manicure Hashtags You Have To Know & Use!
    Are you looking for the best manicure hashtags to get some nail inspiration ? Perhaps you even want to show off your brand new mani! Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to be sharing with you some of the most popular and widely used manicure hashtags that you are …

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  • Best Pearl Nail Polish [This Is The One To Buy!]
    Are you interested in buying some pearl nail polish? Not sure what brand of shade to opt for? Well, you’ll be pleased you stopped by. I’ve spent a long time researching the market and comparing brands; assessing them to find the best in terms of color, wear and customer reviews, too. So, without further ado, …

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  • Best Cotton Candy Nail Polish [This Is The One To Get!]
    Are you looking for cotton candy nail polish? Wondering what is the best one to buy? Well you’ve come to the right place. I’ve spent some time reviewing and testing brands; assessing them not only in terms of their color, but their wear, ease of use and longevity too. Here are my recommendations and polishes …

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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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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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