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 Hi Beautiful! My name is Kassie and I’m a 27 year old from a small town in Oregon. I have a passion for all things beauty, being green, and writing which is why I started Beautiful Basics. In this blog you will find my thoughts on natural and organic beauty products as well as DIY beauty recipes and other odds and ends.

I’m not an expert or a professional but I have learned a lot about beauty and skin care by experimenting and teaching myself.

I like to keep this blog as positive as possible. I love testing out products but I only write about the ones I love.

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I also have a blog that chronicles my life living with chronic illness.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Vinegar+nails=magnificent manicure/perfect pedicure

Love the look of painted finger nails, but hate when they chip so quickly? Here’s a simple trick to help your nail polish look better longer – just dip your clean, naked fingernails (or rub a saturated cotton pad on toes) into vinegar. You can use either white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, whichever you have in your pantry. The vinegar removes oils from the surface of your nails, which means that your polish will stick to your fingernail.

This will help your manicure last much longer!

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NO way! This is a great tip. Keep them coming!


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thanks I will def be trying this bc my manis don't even last me three days! http://lifebeyondbase.onsugar.com

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I will give this a try!


I hope this helped you all! =)

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