You know the scene: You decide to skip your weekly trip to the nail salon in lieu of an at-home paint job. Things are going great, you've got your color on, and even managed to trim your cuticles without making a bloody mess. And then, the next day, like clockwork, your polish begins flaking and falling off. All that time, effort, and polish fume inhalation for naught.
We resigned ourselves to manicures with the life span of a gnat...until we had a chat with celeb manicurist Dawn Sterling. This in-the-know nail pro has a few fab secrets for making your lacquered tips looking salon perfect for a whole week. Watch this quick video for her easy, why-didn't-we-think-of-that tricks for getting the perfect polish job every time.
Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials and news on the Refinery29 Beauty Facebook page!