Top Tips For A Fresh Manicure

How To Keep Your Manicure Consistently Fresh – Top Tips from Fresh Lifestyle Salons in Islington, Blackheath & Fitzrovia

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We’ve all been there – you spend what feels like forever perfecting your manicure and within 10 minutes it’s smudged! Do not despair – the nail experts at Fresh Lifestyle Salons in Islington, Blackheath & Fitzrovia have come up with a series of top tips for perfect nails…

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Top Tips For Long-Lasting Manicures

Stop Nibbling Your Nails! : Biting your nails is one the most common ways to ruin your perfect manicure. If you find yourself worrying at your nails, try applying a no-bite polish on your nails to help wean you off this unsightly habit.

Be Careful With Your Perfume! :  Avoid spraying your perfume too closely to your nails because many scents contain some of the same ingredients as nail polish remover, which will wear away your nail polish.  

Ditch The Hair Spray! : Just like perfume, some hair sprays may contain chemicals that will wear away or lift your nail polish. If you do use hair spray, make sure that you don’t run your hands through your hair. 

Add Sunscreen Before Nail Polish :  Wearing a quality sunscreen is essential for anti-ageing and your health, but it is not good for your manicure. We recommend that you put your sunscreen on BEFORE applying your nail polish. Many sunscreens will soften nail polish and can even dissolve nail extensions. 

Get Someone Else To Clean the House! : Many standard cleaning products contain acetone, found in many nail polish removers, so check the labels carefully or use natural cleaning products. Whilst getting a cleaner would be bliss however, if that isn’t possible we suggest that you wear gloves whilst cleaning to help your nail polish to last longer.

Ditch The Dish Washing! : Dish washing soaps contain harsh chemicals that can cause your nail polish to lift or wear away, so it’s the perfect excuse to enlist your loved ones in the washing up! If that fails, grab a pair of gloves to protect your nails (and hands) from the harsh soaps. 

Shorten Your Showers & Swims : While we do not suggest you go forgo washing, it may be worth cutting your showering time or missing your morning swim if you want to keep your nails looking perfect for a special event. Water (and chlorine) will raise your nail polish from your nail, meaning it will begin to peel and chip away. 

Gel Nail Polish at Fresh Lifestyle Salons in Islington, Blackheath & Fitzrovia

Our beauty salons in West London stocks an extensive range of nail polish colours so you’ll be spoilt for choice but, for the ultimate in perfect nails, why not try a gel nail polish manicure. Gel nails will remain chip-free and super shiny for up to two weeks, while nail extensions last even longer, with care!

Book Your Manicure Service at Fresh Lifestyle Salons in Islington, Blackheath & Fitzrovia

To book your manicure, pedicure or gel nails service at Fresh Lifestyle Salons in Islington, Blackheath & Fitzrovia please call your local Fresh Salon or book securely online here.

For appointment bookings and availability enquiries please telephone the salons or book online