Save some money and make your own DIY nail supplies

You don't have to spend the day at an expensive spa to indulge in some rest and relaxation. If your stress levels are on the rise, it might be time to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea, a warm blanket and your favorite DIY nail products.
These easy nail tutorials let you indulge your creative side while giving your hands and nails some much-needed pampering. As a bonus, you can save money you would have spent at the salon or nail supply store. Try out these tutorials the next time you want some "you time."
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DIY matte top
If you own clear acrylic powder and an LED lamp, then you have most of what's needed to create this DIY matte nail polish top. A fun twist on the traditional shiny style, this look is as original as it is unexpected. Get the tutorial here.
DIY nail polish cleanup tool
Home manicure fans know there's nothing worse than getting nail polish on your finger. Fortunately, this DIY cleanup tool can help you erase mistakes while preserving your nails. Simply insert a toothpick into a cotton pad. Fold the pad in half, soak it in remover, and clean up issues with ease.
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DIY nail polish remover with hot water and baking soda
If you paint your own nails, then you know how inconvenient it is to run out of polish remover. The good news is you can mix up a batch of your own in a few easy steps. All you have to do is add baking soda to hot water. Let it sit for five minutes, and then remove old polish with ease.
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DIY orange and marigold nail soak
You don't have to visit the salon to give your nails some extra love. If you want to enjoy some at-home pampering, simply mix up a batch of this orange and marigold soak. The honey moisturizes your hands, while almond oil provides plumping. Get the tutorial here.
DIY vanilla rose cuticle oil
Suffering from dry cuticles? Add some moisture back with this DIY vanilla rose cuticle oil. Featuring dried rosebuds and jojoba oil, this mixture is known to fight inflammation. Store your oil in a spare polish bottle, and apply with a nail brush. Get the tutorial here.
DIY lavender coconut hand scrub
Dry winter skin is no laughing matter. Fortunately, this DIY lavender coconut scrub will have you smiling in no time. For best results, make sure the coconut oil is fully melted before mixing up this scrub. Get the tutorial here.
Repairing a crack in the nail
There's nothing like growing out your nails only to discover a crack or chip. Designed to mend broken nails, this tutorial uses a protein bond, LED lamp, silk fabric and gel polish to achieve the desired result. Get the tutorial here.
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