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My 5 Tips To Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System

Looking to start doing your own nails at home? You’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, I’ll walk you through 5 Tips To Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System that’ll help you find the right products for you! So whether you’re still looking for the perfect system or have one in mind, I’ve got you covered.

Finding the right products shouldn’t be complicated.

Over the last few years, I’ve been researching, practicing and trying different products.

In fact, I’ve used the same DIY Nail System for 2 years now! Uh HUh! You read that right! I’ve stuck with the same brand for 2 years and haven’t walked into a nail salon for almost 4 years!

If you asked me if I would go to the nail salon again, the answer would be NO!


Because honestly… I enjoy doing my nails at home, it's relaxing and being able to save time & money is important!

In this episode, I’m going to give you my 5 Tips to Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System, supplies you need to get started and I’m even going to offer you a FREE Resource to my Nail Tutorials & Guides that’ll help you do your nails at home when you get your system.

Let's Dive In…

5 Tips To Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System

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My FREE Resources & Guides will help you with specific nail looks. You’ll be given exactly what you need to easily achieve the look with a tutorial video at the end.

Following the steps and video inside the resource, you should be able to create easy nail looks at home without having to go to the nail salon.

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5 Tips To Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System

One of the most important things I’ve learned trying to find a good affordable system to use at home is that the brands should not be treated equally! Am I right?!

Before you know it, you’ve spent lots of time and money trying out different brands and find yourself extremely discouraged.

Don’t tell me I’m the only person on earth that’s been there!

So, of course, I had to find a product that was affordable and easy to use so I could do my nails at home during my kids' nap time or bedtime.

I’m breaking down My 5 Tips to finding The Right DIY nail system that you can use easily at home while your kiddos are sleeping.

You’ll be able to see how simple it is to do your own nails at home.

Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System - #1 DECISIONS

First thing you want to do is decide whether you want a Dip Powder System or a Gel System. If you’re looking for something quick and easy, I would start with a Gel System. It has less steps and is very similar to applying regular nail polish.

“Nails are one thing you can get into shape without exercise.”

Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System - #2 DIP POWDER

If you decide on a Dip Powder System, find out whether or not the system is designed to combine or polymerize. In my personal experience the brands that are meant to combine are easier to work with. The Dip Powder System that I use is a ‘combine’ product which allows you to buff & file BEFORE you activate. In my opinion it is an easier opinion for a beginner.

Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System - #3 GEL POLISH

If you decide on the Gel Polish System, decide on whether you want a hard or soft gel to work with. In my experience a soft gel is easier to work with. It's very similar to applying regular nail polish. Most Gel Systems do require a UV/LED light - if you don’t already have one, click here for my favorite one I like to use.

Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System - #4 LIQUIDS

Not all liquids in systems should be treated equally. What I’ve found with trying different systems is that some liquids are thicker than others. Thicker liquids can be difficult to create thin layers, and thinner liquids can cause ‘cuticle flooding’. Find a liquid that is not too thick or too thin. If you haven’t found a system that you love yet, I highly recommend Nail Kandy by Head Kandy. They have the perfect systems whether you’re a beginner or seasoned. Click Here for Gel Polish or Click Here for Dip Powder

If you’re not sure where to start or how to start, head on over to my FREE Resources. You’ll find Step by Step Guides to How to Start Gel Polish or Dip Powder, plus other nail looks I’ve created.

Finding The RIGHT DIY Nail System - #5

Find a system that is affordable, doesn’t break the bank. The point of doing your own nails at home is to save time, money and not having to leave your house or schedule around other peoples schedules. If you’re looking to try a DIY nail System or looking for a new one, I highly recommend Nail Kandy by Head Kandy. It’s affordable, the product lasts a LONG TIME and their customer service is TOP NOTCH!

Click Here for Gel Polish or Click Here for Dip Powder.

I share more details on how to do your nails, get advice and connect with others like yourself.

In Closing

I’m your biggest cheerleader when it comes to doing DIY nails at home. I’ve been a stay at home mom for 3 years now and for me it has been quite difficult to find the time to schedule around my husband's busy schedule and the nail tech.

I created this community and page so people like myself had a place to go to learn how to use beauty products at home. Join the Community Blog - I hope to see you there sharing your knowledge or even asking questions!

If you recently purchased your Nail Kandy Gel Polish System or Dip Powder System and want to learn more about how to use it, or even how to do a specific nail look you can gain ACCESS TO MY FREE NAIL RESOURCES & GUIDES right away by clicking the yellow button below.👇🏼

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