What to do when you suck at painting nails but don't want to go to the salon

Hey guys!


I came across the idea of this blog because I attempted (key word attempted) to paint my nails a few days ago. Thank god I didn't have anywhere to be, because my nails looked like a major wreck.


I basically had to strip the nail polish off, which is a waste of product + time. Not only did I hate this, I really don't even love the look of regular nail polish. I miss the days of having long nails with gel on them. My wallet doesn't miss me going to the nail salon, but I sure do. I figured there has to be a better way. Once committing to some research, I believe I have found a solution (insert hallelujah music).


Without further ado, here is what I believe will be the perfect solution.


Step 1: Buy latex nail peel

Slap this stuff around your nails, paint, and then peel! This saves you from getting unwanted paint on the skin around your nails. Peels like glue/band aide!











Step 2: dump all your sh**ty 5 year old nail polish that is super clumped and dried out. I definitely struggle with throwing out old nail polish or sucky nail polish. I always try to use it again hoping for better results and then find myself dissapointed again.



Step 3: Buy a nail filer

Via youtube videos I was told to file the nail in ONE direction ladies. No wonder I sucked at doing this because I would alwasy go back and forth like a saw.











Step 4: buy gel nail polish



Step 5: buy gel top and base coat



step 6: buy hand lamp





Here is a video I believe will help. I truly believe that doing gel nails will not only help my nails feel stronger, but having the lamp to dry them will help keep my nails looking nice. One of my main problems is not being able to sit and do nothing while I wait for my nails to dry. 99% of the time that I ruin my nails is because I bump them into something because I'm not allowing them to properly dry. At the end of the day, if you want to keep using regular nail polish then do that. I know I just can't do that because of how impatient I am. I plan on buying all of these products, and if you end up trying it with me let me know!


xoxo,

Iconically Kell


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Disclosure: I have placed some affiliate links  that I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in posts. Keep in mind, however, these are all my personal recommendations that I stand by. I would not bring them to you if I did not believe in each item. Iconicallykell.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and other, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for us to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon.com.