Category Archives: Manicure Knowledge

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WTF Mate!? Nail Slang for Newbies

Like many other hobbies, the polish community has a lot of terminology that can be pretty incomprehensible to newbies or outsiders. HG, undies, lemmings – it can sound like a whole other language at first. For your entertainment and education, I collected a short list of the most commonly misunderstood terms, and presented them to my boyfriend to… Read More »

Why do I need a top coat?

So you’ve painted your nails in an amazing colour… is that your mani done? What’s this top coat thing, and why do you need to add yet another coat? A final layer of clear top coat over your finished manicure is important for a few reasons: Finish – Some nail polish shades dry matte – neon colours, for… Read More »