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The earliest recorded instances of nail polish hark back to China during the period around 3000 B.C. This ancient version of nail polish contained beeswax, gelatin and egg whites as ingredients; its color depended on the...

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To make nail polish last, clean the nail beds with white vinegar, then file each nail short before applying a base coat to the nails, followed by two coats of nail polish and a top coat. Allow the nail polish to dry comp...

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Gel nail polish is a long-lasting type of nail polish that cures under ultraviolet light. Gel manicures do not chip and remain intact longer than traditional manicures.

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To take off nail polish, soak a cotton ball in nail polish remover, and press the soaked ball over the nail to for a few minutes to allow the polish soften. Wipe away the polish, clean the cuticles, and then wash and moi...

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One easy way to get nail polish off without using nail polish remover is to apply a top coat to your painted nails and then immediately wipe it off with a cotton swab or paper towel. The old nail polish comes off with th...

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Bubbles can appear in a fresh coat of nail polish for many reasons, including improper application and excessive oil on the nail plate. Improper application techniques include using old polish, excessively shaking the bo...

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Create custom nail polish recipes by using a clear nail polish base, and then mixing in colored pigments or glitter or powdered mica. Crushed eye shadow is available in a wide variety of colors and works well in nail pol...

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