I have never had a nail problem, and I know I can still use nail polish remover.
But my mother’s nail salon was shut down for six months, and my sister and I are trying to get by on nail remover to mask the stinging pain that comes from getting stuck with a black eye.
So how does this nail polish nightmare compare with the time I spent going to nail salons and getting stung?
I can’t really blame my sister for the nail-painkiller obsession.
I’ve been going to the nail salon for years and have always had a great time.
But it is so much worse than when I go to the dentist.
The dentist’s office is a bit more relaxed and the staff are a lot more patient, but there is definitely more to the experience than just a nice visit.
A nail-salon visit can be stressful for the person you are visiting.
It can feel like you are going into a foreign land, or that you are on the other side of the world.
My sister is so used to getting her nails done at home that she goes into a deep, deep dive into the spa after her appointments, searching for a nail polish she can’t find anywhere else.
And then there’s the cost of a manicure.
Most nail salon treatments are for $150 or $300, but sometimes you can get a manicurist for as little as $30.
If you have to get a pedicure, you can often get that done for $100 or less.
You can buy nail polish at any nail salon.
But I have found that you need to get it in a bottle or tube to avoid the dreaded “sting” that can cause permanent scarring.
That being said, there are a few things that make nail saloons less stressful than nail shops, like the fact that there is no need to worry about a stinging nail.
While nail saloon stings are not as common as they used to be, I still do not recommend getting stings when you are in a nail salon because there is a chance that the nail will get stuck.
Also, if you get stings at a nail shop, you will probably have a better chance of finding something else to use.
So you might find that you do not need to apply a lot of nail polish.
If you have been using nail polish as your main method of removing nail stains, try a different method.
Nail polish has a shelf life of about two to four weeks, depending on the type of polish you apply and the way it is stored.
You can store nail polish for up to a year at room temperature.
If the polish has been sitting in the bottle for months, that polish will probably start to oxidise and discolor.
But if the nail is completely dry, you may not even notice any discoloration at all.
At the end of the day, nail salusss are less stressful for both the person and the salon staff, but they are less pleasant for the guests.
As a general rule, the more you nail salon, the less stress there will be, but the more stressful it is to nail salon staff.
If I was going to be a dentist for the rest of my life, I would definitely not nail salon in my own home.
What are some of your nail-care tips?
What are your nail salon-related experiences?
Do you have a favourite nail salon experience?