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NEW! Video Technique of Top Coat Trick to Avoid Smudging

Posted by Devon Nurre

A few months ago Alison T. from the Facebook Maniology Community shared a new topcoat trick we'd never seen before that helps to avoid smudging your creative manicures. After we posted a blog about her discovery we received so much interest and comments from other members. We reached out and asked if she could share a short 28 second video of her awesome nail hack. Thanks again Alison T. for sharing your cool topcoat video, we love it! You’ve saved lots of manicures in our stamping community! Have you tried this anti-smudging technique? Share your experience in the comments below.

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3 Safe Methods for Cleaning Your Stamper Head

Posted by Tiana Regan

Stampers are the life force for any one who stamps! Plain and simple. Stampers are made to withstand continuous pressing and cleaning about 100x over. If cared for and handled properly, stamper heads can last far longer. Because there are a wide range of stampers on the market for the sake of simplicity we'll narrow down this post to discuss the care of silicone stampers. Silicone stampers, which are probably the most commonly made stampers on the market come in a range of soft, squish, marshmellowy or clear. As a general reminder for using any silicone stamper, it is recommended...

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Our #1 Secret to a No Smudge Manicure

Posted by Tiana Regan

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So, you've just spent all your time creating the most beautiful manicure. You've meticulously colored in all the tiny corners of your stamped design and carefully transferred it straight on your nail. You then apply your favorite topcoat that has never failed you before and "what the..."

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Community Topic of the Month: Nail Products and Education

Posted by Devon Nurre

Nail artists come in all shapes and forms. Whether you’re a pro stamper that changes their nails weekly, or a nail technician that has five years of experience, both have their own artistic preferences and tools. Since the boom in DIY nail art, stampers, files, polish, and gel can be found everywhere... from a local drugstore to the countless online shops that make it so easy to purchase the newest must-haves... whether you’re licensed or not! 

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Back to Basics Series: A Gritty Guide About Nail Files

Posted by Devon Nurre

Navigating through the nail section for the perfect file can be overwhelming, especially with so many options from design to functionality. That's why we put together this guide to nail files, to keep things simple and easy for you!

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