Every girl loves to experiment with different nail polish colours, especially with favourites Essie and Orly, but these apparently can cause more damage than good especially when we want to change our manicure every so often. Nail polish is definitely hard to remove and the chemical components of nail polish remover can make our nails brittle, dry and worst of all, ugly as hell. Don’t let your digits fret, there’s this ingenious product that Beyonce, Rihanna and Katy Perry are sporting right now on the red carpet. Aptly called nail wraps these babies are like stickers for your nails and the designs available are limitless.

Speciality brands like Minx and well-known beauty brands like Maybelline and L’oreal have recently launched their versions and designs. It’s also no surprise that you’ve heard from your friends about Foxy Furnails. When you love purple and bingo, you can dress up your digits with these easy to use nail wraps while you play. Even if you’re just sitting at home in your pyjamas playing bingo, your nails will still look fabulous and glamorous. Plus, you now know how Beyonce kicks it when she’s relaxing at home. You can also organise a nail wrapping session with your girlfriends and learn how to apply these awesome wraps.

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You don’t need to see a nail technician to apply nail wraps because you can do them easily by yourself and it will only take a little bit of practice. The first step in applying these is to make sure you apply them on clean nails without any trace of nail polish residue. It’s also best to file and buff your nails. Apply the nail wrap and place them securely on your nail and then heat it with your hairdryer. File off the excess wrap and there you have it. Although it may take a few tries to get it perfect, heating them thoroughly is the secret for your wraps to last long and stay intact.


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