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How to remove false nails

Acrylic nails and nail extensions make your nails look amazing! We all love a trip to the salon, but what do you do when you need to remove them from home? Whether it’s hard gels, acrylics, builder gels or gel polish, you can do all of this yourself from home with no hassle. Gel removal from home and acrylic nail removal from home requires a few products, a little patience and the know-how. First of all, you’ll need to remove the surface shine and the strong, hard layer over your... Read More


What are acrylic powders?

Have you been thinking about trying out acrylic powders for yourself? Let us run through all of the unanswered questions that you have about acrylic nail powders from what they do, to how they’re used, how long they last and which ones are popular right now. More people have turned to doing their nails at home than ever before in recent months. Knowing your way around professional nail products and how to use them is crucial in improving your skills whether you’re a nail savvy consumer or a nail tech... Read More


Easy ways to make nail polish dry quickly

Tired of waiting for your nail polish to dry? We’ve all been there. You’ve just painted your nails, waited patiently for them to dry and reached for a sip of your coffee – nails ruined! Nail polish can take a (frustratingly) long time to dry sometimes but don’t let that ruin your love for a freshly painted manicure. Luckily we have some nail hacks here at Nail Polish Direct that mean your nail polish can dry a whole lot quicker and you can get back to doing what you love.... Read More


How can I keep my nail polish from peeling off?

Make your nail polish last longer. Do you find that your nail polish chips or peels away too easily? The lifespan of a classic nail polish can be anything from 3 – 7 days, however if your polish is peeling sooner, you may be missing a key step that will improve durability and wear time. The key to nail polish that lasts is in your prep, application and after-care. Start by ensuring your nails are completely clean and free from any debris or oils. Soak a cotton pad or lint-free... Read More


How to push back your cuticles

Cuticle care is an essential part of your manicure routine. Removing unwanted dead skin around the nails and cleaning up your nail bed leaves you with the perfect base for a flawless manicure. When cuticles are left without regular grooming, the skin around the nail can grow to cover a large section of the lower nail which can lead to further problems such as bacterial infections, split cuticles and hangnail. Luckily this is easily preventable and you can keep your cuticles in check with just a few easy steps and... Read More


The best DIY at-home nail enhancements: Kiara Sky Gelly Tips

Missing your nail salon? You’re not alone! We have some amazing products here at NPD that will leave your nails feeling as if they’ve just been freshly manicured. Whilst many of us can paint our nails and even achieve a glossy LED/UV gel manicure, it’s creating nail extensions and enhancements at-home that require a bit of extra effort and a few watches of educational nail videos. Luckily brands like Kiara Sky have created products that provide you with at-home nail extension methods that are easier than ever to achieve. Kiara... Read More


How to make your nails grow faster

Want longer, stronger, healthier natural nails? We all love having our nails done and experimenting with gels, acrylics & builders, but sometimes it’s good to give your nails a breather. Like our hair, our nails can be boosted and stimulated to promote accelerated growth and overall health with the right nutrients. Look out for treatments that contain protein, calcium and keratin. These are the power ingredients that your hair and nails love. The protein that makes up the cells of your natural nail is called keratin, meaning it’s role in... Read More

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The nail care ingredients to watch

Find out about the nail loving ingredients that you’ll want to watch out for before you make your next nail purchase. Here at NPD we’re all about boosting the health of your natural nails. These key natural additives derived from nature will combat common nail conditions with lasting effects. Products to look out for that contain the following include: Jessica Life Jacket – Extra Protection for Active Nails: Contains NATURAL FIBES – mimics the effects of additional nail layers. Click here to shop Jessica Life Jacket protects the nails with... Read More

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NPD Holiday Shop Wish List

Looking for some inspiration? Find a Christmas gift this season to make your loved ones smile at Nail Polish Direct. Festive season is here making it the ideal time to shop! With exclusive Nails Inc gift sets, OPI Festive Nail packs, beauty advent calendars, luxury skin care and all new professional gel polishes, you’ll be spoilt for choice! If you love everything nails, scroll down to find the a unique present or stocking filler. Always pleased with choice of products, quality, reasonable prices, easy online shopping and excellent customer service,... Read More

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OPI Shine Bright Holiday 2020 Collection

If you just love OPI nail polish just like us… You’ll be excited to know the our new OPI Shine Bright Holiday 2020 Collection is finally here with fifteen beautiful shades themed around winter and Christmas. From sparkling glitters, to dark pearl effected shades and of course a classic end of the year red.. There is a shade for everyone to fall in love with this winter 2020. So why not give your favourite a try, choose from regular nail polish, Infinite shine and the perfect glossy gel, trust us... Read More