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5 Ways To Make Your Manicure Last A Month

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    There’s nothing more annoying than devoting your precious free time to creating an amazing nail look, only to have it chip, peel, or smudge after just a few days. We got so sick of manicure meltdowns that we asked a nail pro to show us how we could make our manis last for a full month. No really, a whole month. From proper polish application and quick chip fixes to a genius nail art idea for tired-out tips, check out this mani manual and learn how to give your polish some serious staying power.

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