Women’s Health Interactive Forums

  • If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

How Often Do You Paint Your Nails?

Collapse
X
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
Clear All
new posts

  • How Often Do You Paint Your Nails?

    I paint mine once every few days. When I repaint them I also file them down and clean them with soap & a nail brush.

    ATM I am wearing a Max Factor red nail polish: it's gorgeous! I also went through my nail polish collection and threw away out-of-date polishes a few weeks ago. I am very organised.

    Over to you!

  • I have always hated painting my nails. I spent all this time painting, being patient for drying, then in a day or two it was chipping off no matter what polish I used, even professional manicures.

    I recently started using dip powder polish. It has taken some learning. Definite trial and error but I LOVE IT. Once it's on, IT'S ON and depending on how fast your nails grow it can last a week or two solid with no chips. I do not paint my toenails at all, as polish of any kind seems to ruin them. But I've been enjoying the dip polish. I typically give my nails several days to a week in between taking it off and repainting so they can get air, and oils for health.
    "Be what you're looking for."

    Comment


    • I have never heard of dip powder polish: I shall Google it.

      I do think you're right about nail polish chipping easily: I have this problem myself. You can use base coat, a clear top coat but it chips quickly. On the other hand, you can get arcyllics, which can break the nails. The best solution is yours [dip nail polish] and another option is to have gel nails. They are more flexible and last much longer than regular nail polish. But for a party or just one night out, nail polish is fine.

      They are also selling gel nail polishes, say in Boots or Superdrug, where you apply it yourself, like regular polish.

      Anyhow, I don't have painted nails ATM but I have filed them down and cleaned them, which I do regularly. I HATE dirty nails [yuck].

      Comment

      Womens Health orange logoGet The Newsletter

      Receive our passionately crafted, medically reviewed articles and insights — the stuff nobody else talks about but you want to know — delivered right to your inbox.

      Latest Posts in Our Forums

      Collapse

      • Reply to Female pubic hair and sexuality

        Last night I didn't notice my g/f hadn't shaved in a while. I wouldn't have noticed if she hadn't of brought it to my attention.

        Today, 06:42 PM By WaveRider
      • Reply to Have You Ever Let A Guy Cum Inside You? Do You Want To? – Discuss

        Very recently my g/f told me that she has girlfriends and has known girlfriends who detested/have detested cum. My g/l loves it with the caveat that many...

        Today, 06:37 PM By WaveRider
      • Reply to Next revolution(s)

        The extreme materialization of ourselves is expressed by locking our Self into only what the senses perceive. This becomes the only reality. As a result...

        Today, 06:25 PM By driiols
      • Reply to Catching up!

        I am so sorry, atskitty2. You're not alone with your grief: you and your mum are going so through much. There is little I can say, but you've got your...

        Today, 06:24 PM By driiols
      • Reply to ***Ladies reaction to men at a nude beach/pool***

        Based upon what I have found on the internet, there are several standard steps for estimating the amount of work for business automation: Studying a company...

        Today, 06:17 PM By driiols

      Latest Topics in Our Forums

      Collapse

      • Introduction

        Hello Everyone!
        I am new to this forum.

        06-27-2019, 04:40 AM By linakhonde
      • motivation

        can't find the "motivation" post of mine so assuming it was started in past year & gone with rest of my last year posts that vanished mysteriously...

        07-13-2019, 11:32 AM By amy40
      • Author To Check Out

        Serena Valentino. She has written for Autumn Publishing:

        Fairest Of All
        Mistress Of All Evil
        Poor Unfortunate Soul
        The...

        Yesterday, 08:56 AM By Popcorn&Candy
      • A Woman Of Substance

        By Barbara Taylor Bradford. This book was published in 1981 and is still being read today.

        I am on the second chapter and am really enjoying...

        Yesterday, 08:50 AM By Popcorn&Candy
      • Doing The Laundry And Other Cleaning

        Are you a cleaning god/goddess?

        I clean my apartment ALL the time. Items get put in the bin, the washing up gets done daily, the laundry...

        07-13-2019, 05:12 AM By Popcorn&Candy
      Working...
      X