THINGS YOU CAN & CAN’T DO WITH LONG NAILS | #NAILSPROBLEMS

It’s been a while since my last beauty-focused advise post so it’s time for another one indeed.

This time I’m talking all-things-nails.

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So, I was grating cheese in preparations for a yummy jacket potato just to discover a piece of my nail was missing. OUCH.

Some of you might think “never again…” I, on the other hand, accept this fact as the sacrifice we have to make for beauty. (and just in case you’re wondering, I never ate the cheese btw)

So, the struggle is actually real. What’s the price we pay to have our claws on point? If you fancy super-long yet pretty nails then be prepared. Here are the pros and cons of having long nails:

πŸ‘Ž TYPING.

Not gonna lie – I’m even struggling to type this right now (praise the lord for autocorrect!)

πŸ‘Ž COOKING.

Scroll up to read my story. πŸ˜‰

πŸ‘Ž PICKING THINGS UP.

Pennies. It’s always the pennies!

On the bright side, here is why it’s actually worth it:

πŸ‘ SECTIONING HAIR.

As a hair stylist, I’m really loving this point. What a fab time-saver!

πŸ‘ TAKING NAILFIES.

Hands up who’s guilty! I think I’m the queen of nailfies by the way.

πŸ‘ MAKING A STATEMENT.

Experimenting with your look always comes handy.

On this note, here is the ultimate guide to all nail shapes:

However, not everyone has to walk around with super-long claws to stand out from the crowd. Some styles work best with shorter designs too, it’s just a personal preference.

So, which one are you?

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