Stick on nails Australia is currently the craze among young girls and older women who live busy lives.
Ever since I became aware of beautifying myself, I’ve always hated the nail salon. Yes, I loved having picture-perfect gel nails, but making time (sometimes 3 to 4 hours, depending on the day) to visit the salon has never been my cup of tea. The thousands of dollars I’ve thrown out through the years isn’t my idea of fun, either.
At the start of the year, I made a vow to cut down on my spending on certain things. I wanted to have more money to do important things such as paying my debt, traveling, and saving up for a car. One of the first areas I cut back in was self-care, and my $35 gel nails were the first to go.
Almost four months into the year, I have yet to go to the nail salon, and instead, I’ve been investing in cheaper alternatives to get manicures. My favorite, affordable option is press-on nails from my local dollar store.
As a child, I remember playing with press-on nails at sleepovers and it was fun while it lasted. I thought this trend died, but when I typed in “DIY acrylic set” on the YouYube search bar, I discovered that press-on nails are still alive and well (and apparently very popular these days). The search results showed thousands of stick-on nails tutorials that looked much similar to the $35 gel nail sets I was accustomed to