21 Nail Polish Tips

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21 Nail Polish Tips
Essie Canyon Coral


They say “it’s the little things,” and I think they’re right.


A fresh coat of nail polish always improves my outlook, no matter what’s bringing me down. An at-home manicure is an easy, affordable way to brighten even my dreariest days. When I’m feeling out of sorts, I’ll plop down on the floor in front of the TV to give myself a manicure.

Be good to yourself and your nails with the help of these 21 nail polish tips. 🙂

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Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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So far, 18 people have commented on this article. How cool is that?

  1. Mariah says:

    These are great articles, but a few of them have some misinformation!! One (#4) said to add remover to thick polish! NO!! You should only use thinner! Not remover! They’re very different!

    #17 said to throw out old polish, but OMG! DON’T! Polish lasts forever! There’s nothing organic in it, so it can’t “go bad”, and if it dries up, just add thinner and it’s as good as new!

    Sorry! As a nail polish lover, it’s hard for me to hold back! LOL!!

    And OMG Karen, you were so right! I bought that Sonya Kashuk lipgloss today (the one you reviewed, in the color “Beauty”) and it’s GORGEOUS! And silky! It’s like butter! LOVE IT!

  2. mishel says:

    great post miss karen! i hope u have an awesome 4th. i am totally in luv with that oh, tiff nail polish. must have it!!

  3. giselle says:

    ooh what interesting tips about making nails whiter. for some reason my toenails are always yellow when i wipe the polish off. who knew lemons could make a difference? thanks!

  4. Kate & Zena says:

    Oh my God, that tutorial is, like, one of Julieg713’s oldest videos! Ha ha ha, I had almost forgotten about that one it’s so old! She’s gotten so much better since then.

  5. Elizabeth says:

    This was great!!! Thanks a bunch!!!

  6. Sarahc says:

    Some of my nails are yellowish inside the corners and the sides. I don’t know what it’s from but it could be from nail polish.

  7. Meream says:

    These are amazing! I love giving myself manicures. I may not be an expert but I continue polishing my nails. Thanks for these. 🙂

  8. Trisha says:


    Thanks for the shout out for Makeup Files! I’m glad you liked my bit about red nails (#14). Lots of other good stuff on here, too!
    .-= Trisha’s last blog post… Makeup Files No Longer a Part of Total Beauty =-.

  9. Allilanta says:

    Hey Karen, In your picture at the very top, it says your painted your nails with Essie’s Canyon Coral? That colour looks nothing like that beautiful vibrant orange on your nails! Canyon Coral is a pinkish polish when I looked it up on their site! 🙁

    Could they have changed the name? Or did you post a mistake?

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