If you recently perused my blog post detailing exactly how I achieve an at-home gel manicure, be sure to watch the tutorial video I recently published on instagram! It contains lots of additional tips and tricks for achieving the perfect long-lasting nails at home. One trick in particular that was surprising to some is that I always recommend doing one entire hand at a time when doing your own nails. That way, if you make a mistake and need to grab a nail file or cotton pad with acetone to correct it, your working hand is free to do so without wet nails. If my hand that’s doing the work has wet polish on it, I risk screwing up that hand. Check out the full video here!