Obviously, you book regular manicures to keep your nails in tip-top shape, but did you know there are several steps you should be wary of while sitting in the chair? Some of the manicure habits you’ve become accustomed to over the years–like having your cuticles cut or soaking in warm water–could actually be bad for your hands and nails, and make those manis last shorter.
We consulted Katie Hughes, Global Colour Ambassador for butter LONDON and Ange & Vernice Walker, founders of UK’s Rococo polish line, to de-bunk some of these manicure rituals and explain what you should be doing instead. Click through the slideshow for their insider tips.
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