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Posted on Aug 28, 2016

14 Game-Changing Products For Anyone Who Sucks At Doing Their Nails

Cure your manicure woes.

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1. Create no-effort nail art with mermaid stencil stickers.

Get them from Unail on Etsy for $5.

2. Erase manicure mistakes with a corrector pen you can refill with your favorite polish remover.

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Get it from Amazon for $7.30.

3. Paint latex around your nails to keep the polish off your skin and cuticles.

Just peel it off after your nails are dry and voila!

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

4. Or use these easy peel-and-stick protectors to keep your mani from getting messy.

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If you don't tear them, they're even reusable!

Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $11.98.

5. Fake it 'til you make it with nail wraps that look like intricate nail art.

Just place the precut shape on your nail, wrap the excess under the front of your nail, and seal with a top coat.

Get the '90s print and black and gold print from LS Nail on Etsy for $5.99.

6. Use a sticky base coat that helps polish adhere to the nail (and prevent it from chipping off).

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Get it from Amazon for $6.86.

7. Pop a wearable nail polish holder on your finger so you don't spill a drop.

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Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

8. Ditch the dotting tool and create faux nail art with a polka dot topcoat.

Get the white and black and white topcoats from Amazon for $18 each.

9. Use drops that make your nails dry faster.

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Because as soon as your nails are wet, your nose gets itchy.

Get a bottle from Sephora for $15.

10. Try spray-on polish that washes off skin and stays on nails.

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Basically magic, tbh.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

11. Get a nail polish-free French manicure by using a special pencil that whitens your nails.

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $8.25.

12. Revive dried up or chunky nail polish by adding a little polish thinner.

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Saying goodbye to your favorite color is too sad.

Get it from Amazon for $5.55.

13. Use super thin, brightly-colored nail tape to create striped designs.

You can either paint over it and peel away to create stripes or seal the tape to your nail with a top coat.

Get a set of ten rolls from Amazon for $1.

14. And wear clip-on nail shields to keep your wet tips from denting or smudging as they dry.

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Will you look kinda strange? Maybe. Will you never smudge a nail again? Definitely.

Get the set of 10 from Amazon for $1.87.

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