You know the story: You spend time and money pampering yourself at the salon, and 1 day or even hours after your get home and resume your normal daily tasks, it chips! So annoying!
Stop chipping and imperfections now! Check out these 5 Tricks to protect and keep that manicure looking lovely!
TRICK #1: TOP COAT, TOP COAT, TOP COAT!!
The chipping and peeling of the nail polish becomes a problem a few days after you have done your manicure. You can avoid this by applying another top coat on the polish after a few days. It is better to apply a coat once in a week on the polish.
TRICK #2: KEEP NAIL FILES AND POLISH ON HAND!
Chipped nail polish looks ugly on the nails. It also creates a bad impression in front of other people. You should keep your nails in good shape and take immediate actions when the nail polish starts peeling off. Smooth the chipped edges with the help of a nail file and apply polish in these areas.
TRICK #3: USE GLOVES!
Manicure is badly damaged when you expose your hands to excess water, washing dishes and clothes. Women should use gloves while doing the housework. This will keep the skin on the hands dry and free from fungal infections that occur due to wet skin.
TRICK #4: NO NAIL CARE RIGHT AFTER BATHING
After taking a shower your nails and hands are soft. Never cut down or file your nails at that time. This affects negatively the structure of the nails and they start splitting and chipping.
TRICK #5: OLIVE OIL!
When you are doing your manicure and your cuticles are dry then just apply olive oil. This is a very good home ingredient that keeps your cuticles moisturized and the manicure lasts for a longer time.