ASK ANA: Peel Off Base Coat – Is It Damaging?

Peel Off Base Coat ASK ANA: Peel Off Base Coat Hello! I’ve been reading a lot of your articles and I’m so impressed with them. I have learned so much. Being new to the nail world and after researching your website, I can’t help but wonder one thing. My favorite YouTube vlogger loves using a peel […]

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ASK ANA – Mani & Bath Bombs – Good or Bad?

BATH BOMBS ASK ANA: Bath Bombs Hi Ana, mani-bombs seem all the rage. But I’m confused. You teach that water is damaging to nails. So are they ok, or should we stay away from them? Are bath bombs ok? ~Anne ANSWER To put it simply, mani bath bombs make me cringe. I was shocked when […]

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ASK DOUG: Nail Growth – How Do Fingernails Grow?

Nail Growth: by Doug Schoon Nail Growth: How Do Fingernails Grow? ASK DOUG Hi Doug, Is it possible to make my nails thicker or grow a different shape? Thanks for your help! ~Vicki ANSWER The finger nail plate is generally composed of about 50 layers of nail plate cells stacked upon each other. Where do these nail […]

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ASK ANA: Nail Clippers – Are They Safe?

Nail Clippers. ASK ANA: Is it safe to use nail clippers to cut your nails? ~Bethany ANSWER This is such a great question and a topic I have wanted to address for a long time. Safe? Is it safe to cut your hair? Finger nails and hair are simply dead keratin cells. Technically, using nail clippers […]

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