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, 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 choice for most people, including beginners. Another solid option is the Red Carpet Manicure Gel Nail Kit, which is fantastic if you often travel or need to take it with you on the go.…
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.…
How To File Down Acrylic Nails At Home – Just Like the Pros

How To File Down Acrylic Nails At Home – Just Like the Pros

If you are looking to File Down your Acrylic Nails at Home, and if you are looking to sculpt your Acrylics into a beautiful shape and design, then you have come to the right place… In this article, I will be outlining the step by step process and documenting exactly what you need to do. I will of course, be discussing this on he assumption that you have already and recently applied Acrylics, or had them applied fro you, onto your nails, and you are now at the next stage – the actual filing itself. So without further ado, lets get right into it. Once Your Acrylics Are Applied When your Acrylics are first applied, you’re likely to have a lumpy, bumpy texture and essentially a piece of plastic on your nail – that’s ok; applying Acrylics is hard and takes a lot of practice to perfect, especially if you are doing them on your own nails. …
Best Nail Treatment For Damaged Nails – Restore Your Nails

Best Nail Treatment For Damaged Nails – Restore Your Nails

As a Gel Manicure and Acrylic enthusiast who tends to neglect her own advice and experience as a Nail Technician, I have to utilize Nail Treatments fairly regularly to ensure that my nails remain strong, healthy and grow quickly. The problem I have found is, that having tried the majority of Nail Treatment Products with bold promises on both myself and on my clients in the Salon, I always felt that these promises were never quite met…. Nails would remain damaged. The thing I have learnt about Nail Products is, a lot provide you with short-term benefits that lead you into a false sense of security; whereby your nails begin to look and feel stronger following the first application; but in the weeks that follow nails begin to peel and split once more. The damage seems to ‘come back’ – in fact, it never truly went away in the meantime… Thankfully for you, I have taken upon myself the task and spent countless hours researching and trialing nail products and treatments on myself and in the Salon.…
What Causes Fingernails To Split Down The Middle & The Fixes

What Causes Fingernails To Split Down The Middle & The Fixes

If your fingernails have started to, or have severely split down the middle, but you are not quite sure what has caused this to happen then read on. In this article, I’d like to outline to you the reasons in why this may have happened (so that you can prevent it from happening again in the future) and present to you how you can go about restoring your nails to their vibrant and strong natural health. I’d like to provide you with the effective and recommended strategies that are used by the most reputable dermatologists practicing in the field. Here’s the short version of this article and quick answer to this question: Fingernails can split, both horizontally and vertically, for a number of different or accompanying reasons. These are the main and most common causes of nail splitting and brittle nails: lifestyle factors, cosmetic product usage, health implications, nutritional insufficiencies and trauma.  …
How To Remove Glue On Nails Without Acetone – The Best Ways

How To Remove Glue On Nails Without Acetone – The Best Ways

If you have stumbled upon this article, then you are here for to return your nails back to their healthy, glowing natural state. You want to possibly learn how to remove your Acrylics, but you definitely want  to remove any residue of glue. Ultimately, you want to do so in the safest, easiest and most effective way – which, by nature means that you are not using Acetone. I wrote this article for two audiences in mind.You want to remove your Acrylic Nails without using Acetone. You want to remove the Glue that remains on your nails, having already removed your Acrylic Nails.I get both of these questions a lot, and have a lot of experience of both scenarios in the Salon. Often, clients come into the Salon in one way or another, and ask me what are the best ways to actually go about removing Acrylic Nails – not just for the immediate removal, but in a way that will be benefiting their long term nail health.…
How To Get Rid Of Nail Glue: The Most Effective Ways

How To Get Rid Of Nail Glue: The Most Effective Ways

Applying false nails can be really fun and great way to get a glamorous look. They only take a couple of minutes to do and can be a really convenient way to add length and style in just a short amount of time. Whilst your nails will look great during the time that your false nails are on, the fun will end when you remove your false nails and you have glue remaining on them. They can look like a bit of a mess! Nail glue can be rather tricky to remove; particularly if you are looking to preserve the health of your nails and you dont want to cause any damage or induce any pain. In this article, I’m going to show you two of the very best methods of how to get rid of nail glue. The best thing about these methods, is that they are quick and easy to do, and you will only need to follow a few simple steps.…
How To Do Gel Nails At Home For Beginners – The Ideal Way…

How To Do Gel Nails At Home For Beginners – The Ideal Way…

In this article, I’ll be showing you step-by-step, how to do Gel Nails at home. If you are a beginner who is looking  to get a professional looking, and beautiful Gel Manicure, then this is the article you need. I would also like to share share with you some useful tips as well as answer some of the most common questions about Gel Nails along the way. This will ensure you can create the best designs without any issues, and you can show off your new Mani with complete confidence and pride. Before we get started with the exact steps that you need to follow, let’s first go over what you will need. What You Will NeedWooden stick Nail file Buffer Lint-free wipes and alcohol Primer (if you really want a long-lasting mani) Base coat A colored polish Top coat Cuticle Oil A really good strong LED lampNow if you do not currently own an LED Lamp, or a Gel Nail Kit, then I would first advise that you go ahead and purchase one.…
Can You Take Off Gel Nails With Nail Polish Remover?

Can You Take Off Gel Nails With Nail Polish Remover?

So you have recently visited a Salon, who have in turn, applied beautiful Gel Nails that you simply adore. You’ve thoroughly enjoyed your time with your new nails, but you are now getting to the point in where they are starting to chip off, and to not look as good as what they once did when first done. Now you are probably wondering: Can You Take Off Gel Nails With Nail Polish Remover? That’s what we are going to address today, and by the end of it, you will know exactly if you can and how to effectively do so. I get this question all the time, especially because I apply gel nails to hundreds of clients a week at my salon. Many of them are cautious to get their nails done in the first place, or are increasingly anxious at the thought of having to return to get their gel polish removed.…