DIY Mani-Pedi +Tips To Keep Nails Strong

The beauty industry is a 20 billion dollar industry and any woman will tell you that beauty maintenance doesn’t come cheap. On average you can expect to spend about $20 on a manicure and about $40 on a mani-pedi. Some women feel that it’s an unnecessary expense and they enjoy taking care of their nails at home and save the mani-pedi for special occasions. It’s actually pretty simple and therapeutic because it’s fun to do some self-care pampering at home.

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If you suffer from weak brittle nails that break often, check out these tips to keep your nails strong:

  1. Drink plenty of water
  2. Wear gloves when you wash dishes
  3. Trim your nails often
  4. Moisturize and add cuticle oil to your nails at night
  5. Eat more protein and biotin
  6. Drink more milk (vitamin D)
  7. Eat more healthy Omega-3s
  8. Buy nail polish that has nourishing vitamins and oils
  9. Don’t bite your nails, play with your cuticles or use your nails as tools
  10. Take vitamins
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Step 1

The first thing you have figure out is what you’re going to need for your nails.

You will need:

    • Nail polish remover and cotton balls
    • Nail file
    • Sugar scrub to exfoliate
    • Cuticle oil and tools
    • Moisturizer
    • Buffing block
    • Nail polish (base coat, color, and top coat)