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Stay Home, Stay Manicured

 Guide promotes psychological and physical benefits of self-care 

In today’s climate of “stay home, stay safe,” the time we’re spending at home has multiplied. However the ability to book our routine services has plummeted. Nail care has psychological, physical, and community health benefits. Therefore, the well known nail expert and YouTuber, The Meticulous Manicurist, Lori Halloway, has written a free “At-Home Manicure” tutorial available to download.

There are so many reasons to take good care of yourself, especially during this time. Above all, it keeps you healthy. According to the CDC, “Appropriate hand hygiene includes diligently cleaning and trimming fingernails.”

 In addition, the CDC and other groups, like the World Health Organization, advise people to increase handwashing to prevent the spread of diseases like COVID-19. Therefore, sharing a step-by-step at-home manicure tutorial benefits everyone and supports the global cause to eradicate the disease.

In free .pdf download, you will find easy to follow instructions to a well-executed manicure. Most importantly, Halloway provides photos and tips and tricks to maximize your results using professional tools and products. The supplies are available at The Powder Room, the online store for the YouTuber whose channel has over 125 million views and counting.

First, Halloway introduces you to the story of “Jane,” a clueless client who mistakenly damages her nails- something Halloway has encountered countless times during her 25-year career as a nail technician. The tragic example is followed with the expert’s view on why nail care is important and advice on how to avoid similar mistakes. In addition, you will learn how to overcome common nail problems and keep your nails in tip-top shape. 

This basic, seven-step guide to a polish-free, no-fuss looking healthy set of nails is just the right motivator for anyone to jump-start positive, healthy thinking. Furthermore, Halloway includes her polishing tips, with more photos, to complete this written at-home manicure tutorial with sparkly precision. 

“When you look good, you feel good, and when you accomplish something even as simple as a home manicure, you feel pride and improve your self-esteem,” Halloway said. 

With a few more weeks of quarantine, Halloway is working on new videos to upload to her YoutTube channel for her 433K subscribers. Her advice, “try a new skill, especially one that keeps you healthy, like a home manicure.” 

You can find more information on her website The Meticulous Manicurist and both her YouTube channels, The Meticulous Manicurist Nail Tutorials and The Meticulous Manicurist Nail Academy.

By Jenelle Franklin Date April 10, 2020