I’m currently on my second set of press-on nails and I’m happy to report that I have not pulled a Monica.
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A pair of silica gel toe separators to help spread out your toes and make nail polish application a little easier — plus the flexible material is super comfy and can be put in the fridge to get nice and cool if you’re looking for a way to refresh your feet.
A very handy Olive & June The Poppy Manicure Tool designed specifically for any of us who aren’t so talented when it comes to polish application — it’s ergonomically designed to give you a wider and easier grasp of your brush so you can see and apply smoothly. It also fits on any nail polish bottle!
And on that note, a peel-off liquid nail polish barrier to help you protect the area around your nails from those often-inevitable invasions of polish when you’re applying a fresh coat.
Ella + Mila soy nail polish remover made using lavender essential oil to moisturize nails and without any acetone or harsh acetates that can often dry out your skin and damage your nails and cuticles — plus it actually really works. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free.
A pair of the legendary Baby Foot peel booties that’ll have your feet looking so freaking gross but then feeling so amazingly soft — your summer sandals won’t know what hit them.
A pack of pre-glued Kiss Gel Fantasy press-on nails to give you that artisanal manicure you love from the comfort of right in front of your TV — I’ve actually been wearing this set for almost a week now and have had no problems. I’ve cooked, washed dishes, even pretended to clean and they stayed on perfectly. The one recommendation I’d give is to make sure and follow the directions provided (which are SO easy) and size out what nails fit what fingers before you start applying.
A bottle of color changing gel nail polish that transforms depending on your «mood» — it’s actually based on whether your hands are cold or hot, just wait until you hold your iced coffee for a little too long! You’ll have a whole new manicure.
A kinda genius multi-way nail file designed with sides to buff, shine, shape, and file — all of which are clearly labeled and numbered so you know what you’re supposed to do first!
A gentle Butter London cuticle exfoliator to help remove dry, overgrown cuticles without ever having to cut them. After consistent use cuticles become so soft it makes it super easy to just push them back.
A set of reusable nail clips to make removing your gel and acrylic nails almost too easy. Just soak some cotton swabs with nail polish remover, place that on top of your nails, and then clip these bad boys over them to secure them in place. So easy.
A gorgeous set of iridescent Marmalade press-on nails in Moonlight — they’re designed in a perfectly shimmering matte finish and can be used multiple times (they come with a removal tool so you can safely take them off without damaging your nails or the set).
A simple but effective mini LED nail light so you can secure and dry your gel manicure just like they do in the salon.
A soft-touch handle Amope extra coarse electronic foot file that is capable of buffing away that thick hard skin on the bottom of your feet. It has a 360-degree spinning roller head with diamond crystals that really get up in there and it’s refillable when it begins to dull.
A bottle of Sally Hansen No More Stains spray-on base coat great for adding that layer of protection for your nails so that those bold nail polish color choices don’t end up staining — plus it’s spray-on! No brush needed.
A jar of moisturizing and gentle Herbivore Amethyst body polish to really give your skin the same gentle exfoliation it gets at the salon. It’s made with magnesium-rich salt, organic virgin coconut oil, Jasmine Sambac, and real amethyst crystal for a luxe polish that’s good for basically every skin type.
An eight-piece manicure set complete with stainless steel coated tools and a sturdy leather carrying case so you have everything you need to trim, file, cut, and perfect your nails.
A bubbling HoMedics deluxe foot spa which features a heated bubble massage, integrated splash guard, raised nodes at the base (for a gentle massage), and a toe-touch control so you literally don’t have to lift a finger to control it…just a toe.
A bottle of slightly scented Blossom cuticle oil infused with real flowers and designed to soften and hydrate cuticles — plus, it’s just a really pretty bottle to have on your makeup table.
A bottle of the critically acclaimed Philosophy Hand of Hope hand and cuticle cream that works by giving you a long-lasting, non-greasy, quick-absorbing formula designed to soften your hands but also protect them from getting dry again.
A pack of perfectly designed Cha Cha nail covers — this magical set is inspired by Harry Potter but their site has SO many great options (everything from Adam Driver to gold and metallic silhouettes) to liven up your manicure. They work on all surfaces and can be used on natural nails, acrylics, or gels and seal perfectly under a regular top coat or a gel top coat.
An essential pack of cotton rounds which you might already have at home but just in case these are great to help you get the most of your nail polish remover while you scrub away your old chipped polish.
A bag of classic Dr Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt in their eucalyptus and spearmint formula which is designed to give your tired feet some much-needed relief — you can use it in the tub too. One reviewer noted closing up their shower drain and putting some in for a quick and relaxing soak even when time is limited.
A bottle of OPI’s three-in-one Start to Finish which will fill in as a strengthener and your base and topcoat. Your nails will be left stronger and with a great shine that helps prevent your polish from chipping.
A tube of the best-selling L’Occitane shea butter foot cream designed to melt away into skin and get rid of dryness — no stickiness or greasiness to be seen.
A pack of Kiss full coverage nails that you can paint, cute, file, change in whatever way you want your manicure — the kit also comes with the glue included and with 10 different sizes to fit you perfectly.
A relaxing and soothing L’Occitane lavender essential oil — a few drops in your pedicure tub and you won’t even realize you’re not at the spa.
And an easy to use gel polish kit with nearly everything you need to get the gel manicure of your dreams.
See you all on the flip side with perfect nails.
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