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Make Your Manicure Last Longer With This Simple Trick

Nothing is more frustrating than devoting the time and energy to give yourself a manicure, only to have it chip hours after you finish. It's enough to bring even the most devoted at-home-mani acolyte to tears.

But, it doesn't have to be like that. With a few sneaky steps, you can ensure your manicure stays in place for days on end. The best part? This beyond-easy trick doesn't require any extra potions or products. Just watch the video, and have your polish and topcoat at the ready. You're going to be psyched to do your nails all on your own — now that you know the results aren't going anywhere any time soon.

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