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6 Reasons to Love Nail Art

When I first started blogging I had the idea that this blog would mostly showcase nail polish reviews and occasionally have a nail art post here and there. The outcome and the original plan are polar opposites! Now I wonder why I was ever afraid of nail art and I want to share my love for it to y'all!

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First, it's fun!
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What other reason do you need? Whether you're creating a new design or putting on Sally Hansen's newest nail strips, nail art is fun!

Your hands look less manly more polished
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I don't know about you guys but having a finished manicure (nail art or not) looks a lot "prettier" than naked nails. The atrocity that is my fingers desperately needs a pretty, flattering design.

It's a great skill for your resume
Okay, so I may or may not be serious about this one. If you're going to cosmetology school, you may want to add this to your resume/portfolio but um, Harvard probably won't be too interested. Either way, it's a skill!
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People will think you're a nail art God 
Say you spend thirty minutes painting on some stripes; the second you step out your door people are all over this design. When I first started out, any design was impressive to me (yes, even polka dots) so a nail art virgin will surely be mesmerized. 

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It helps to de-stress
Now I may not be one of the many bloggers who have to run a household, work full time, and raise children but even I enjoy the relaxation that comes with painting my nails. It may not be scientifically proven but trust me on this one! 

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Finally, it doubles as entertainment
You're at the office, in class, on the toilet subway and you're bored. If you want some instant entertainment simply look down at your nails! And if you're as talented as Amanda, you'll probably be looking down for a good while.

If you're still not convinced I don't know what to tell you! What's the number one reason you love nail art?

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