Category : Fingernail 101

Can I be allergic to gel polish?

Is it possible to be allergic to gel polish and those manicures that you’ve grown to love? In short, yes. It is possible. It’s possible to be allergic or develop an allergy to nearly anything.

For those new here, or maybe this is the first post you’re reading, Hello!… Read the rest

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Do nails need to breathe?

A very commonly asked question in the world of nails is, “Do nails need to breathe?” In short, the answer is no. But it’s not quite that simple – and I think we need to break down what people are really questioning when they ask about their nails breathing.… Read the rest

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How to Remove a Gel Manicure Safely

Don’t have the time to get to the salon to have your manicure redone or removed? Or is your salon closed currently due to social distancing? Been there! But I assure you – RESIST the urge to peel or pick that nail polish off!… Read the rest

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Why Cuticle Oil is Important

“My cuticles are SO dry!”

“I can’t take any more of these hangnails.”

“My nails feel so brittle! They just crack.”

“My nail polish always chips or lifts right away.”


If you’ve found yourself saying any of these things, you’re on the right blog post.… Read the rest

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How to repair damaged nails

As a nail technician and GelMoment distributor, I am often asked by clients and customers alike how to repair damaged nails. So, let’s take a closer look at how damage occurs, and what to do to restore healthy nails.

The first step to repairing damaged nails is to identify why or how they were damaged to begin with.… Read the rest

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6 Tips for Filing Your Nails

Did you know there’s an art to filing your nails correctly? I had no idea either until I went to school to be a nail technician. In order to avoid nail damage, and for the longest lasting manicure, follow these 6 tips for filing your nails!… Read the rest

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