Imagine you just had your fingernails done or you just applied a fresh brand new trendy nail polish you been dying to wear. Then it happens you hit your freshly polished nails on something and now have a very unsightly smudge. What do you do?

Well the best thing to do is to prevent it from happening in the first place. So what can you do to prevent smudging your nails? Read on

Here are a few tips to help you from smudging your nails again.

If you are paying someone else to do your nails, get out your keys, payment choice and if bought a coat with you, put it on. This way you have no reason to smudge your nails digging in your purse.

Best number one tip is to own the nail polish of your choice so if you do smudge them by accident getting into your car and driving home you can fix the smudge at home.

As hard as it maybe to wait at least 5 minutes with your nails in the nail dryer before leaving the nail salon. That will at least give your nails a chance to set before you go.

Your nails will dry faster if you when you polish your own nails if you wait at least 2 to 3 minutes between coats. That gives the first coat of nail polish applied a chance to set.

After you have applied 2 to 3 coats of your new favorite trendy nail polish apply a fast drying Top Coat. We totally recommend Top Rock by BB Couture and it even smells good! It comes Raspberry scent and in regular style and extreme.

Try to use newer nail polish, base coat and top coat because older nail polish just tends to dry slower.

When you apply your coat of nail polish try to apply even coats not too thick as they will also cause a longer drying time.

If pampering yourself to a pedicure and manicure at the same visit to your favorite nail salon ask to have your pedicure first. That will give your toes a chance to dry while you are getting your nails done.

Not all of us are brave enough to wear flip-flops in the wintertime after getting a pedicure done so look into those really cute open toed boots or shoes.

No matter what sometimes we can but smudge our freshly polish nails. By trying to follow these simple prevented tips you maybe able to have nails next time you do them or have them done without a smudge!

The information in this article is to be used for informational purposes. The information contained herein is not intended to be used in place of, or in conjunction with your nail care professional’s advice.

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