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At-Home Manicure Kit - The Rebel Planner
Doing your nails at home is a no-brainer way to save money on your weekly manicure. I find it takes less time and comes out the way you want it, not the way your manicurist thinks it should look. While there’s a ton of stuff that can go into a manicure, I narrowed it down to five key items you should have in your at-home manicure kit. Check them out below! 1. and 2. Cuticle Remover and Cuticle Stick A cuticle remover is key to having a clean manicure. Skip the cuticle scissors and trimmers: cutting your cuticles will cause infections and cuts. To use, apply the remover to the nail bed. Then gently push back the cuticles with a cuticle stick. Remove the remover and you’ll have a pushed back cuticle that won’t leave you with hangnails. I like this one from ORLY. 3. Base Coat Base coat is completely necessary for a long-lasting manicure. Some base coats, like ORLY Bonder, make your nails stickier so that the nail polish adheres better. Ridge filing base coat fills in any ridges and peeling nails for a smooth application. Ridge fillers are ideal when using a Creme, metallic or pearl nail polish. Those …