Nail Polish Routine | At-Home Manicure Tutorial, Tips and Tools

Nail Polish Routine | At-Home Manicure Tutorial, Tips and Tools

My most requested video of the year is here! Sharing my nail polish routine and some of my favourite tools, tips and tricks from my at-home mani process. Talking you through a complete nail tutorial and how I make my polish last longer. What do you do to look after your nails?

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PROCESS
1. Remover – remove previous polish
2. Shaping – tidy up nail shape and length
3. Nail prep – push back cuticles, buff nails and cuticles, dry out nails
4. Polish – base coat, colour (2-3 coats), clean up brush, top coat
5. Hydration – cuticle serum, hand cream

WEAR TIME TIPS
1. Shorter nail length
2. Dry nails (no hand cream pre-polish)
3. Long drying time between coats
4. Strong top coat and reapplication

REMOVER
*Cutex Care Nourishing Polish Remover:
*Chanel Nail Polish Remover:
Olive & June Polish Remover Pot:
*Nails Inc. Rapid Remover Pot:
Boots Nail Polish Remover Pads:

TOOLS
Yamazaki Tosca Small Tool Box:
*OPI Edge 240 Nail File:
Olive & June Nail Clippers:
Metal Cuticle Pusher (similar):
*Sephora 4-Step Nail Buffer:
Olive & June Buffer Cube:

BASE COAT & POLISH
*Orly Bonder Rubberized Base Coat:
*Essie Gel Couture, Bubbles Only:

TOP COAT
Olive & June Top Coat:
*Chanel Le Gel Coat:
*Essie Gel Couture Top Coat:
*Dior Gel Coat:

CLEAN UP
Olive & June Clean Up Brush:
*Essie Quick-E Dry Drops:

HYDRATE
Olive & June Cuticle Serum:
Go-To Super Handy:

MENTIONED
Olive & June:
Travel Skincare Bag video:
*Essie Gel Couture polishes:
Second Life podcast with Sarah Gibson Tuttle:
Violette FR’s holiday makeup video:
Body Care Routine video:
Sarah Gibson Tuttle:
What Kate Finds:
Jaunty Juli:
@movemountains:

WHAT I’M WEARING
Nail polish – Olive & June, BI: (beginning of video)
*Essie Gel Couture, Bubbles Only: (during tutorial)

DISCLAIMER
This video is not sponsored. The Olive & June and Nails Inc. products were kindly gifted earlier this year with no obligation to feature them in a video. My Olive & June discount code is not an affiliate code (which means I do not make any commission), it’s just a holiday gift to you. Links marked with * are affiliate links, which means I receive a small percentage of commission on items purchased through the link at no extra cost to you. Commission plays no part in my decision to feature a product, and gifted items will always be disclosed. This channel is simply a place where I share my travels and products I enjoy using.

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