It has been six days since I applied the Makello’s Nails Matte Noir set and they are as strong as the first day.
Not many people know this about me but I am obsessed with fake nails. I have always loved them since I was about six or seven years old. I remember my aunt bringing them home from work for me to play. At that time, it was just the two-sided tape holding them in place and it would always fall off. Over the years I began to use regular tape, and wrapped it around my finger to keep them from falling off. When I was “of age,” I began purchasing the nail sets that came with glue. Broadway Nails were my favorite! They came with the cutest designs. I would paint my nails, file them down every now and then, and when I started working, I would make my way to the nail salon every two weeks just to feed my addiction. It was the only way I could keep myself from biting them.
But all that came to an end.
I gave up fake nails and started growing my own, painting them — giving them all the love and care at home. They were beautiful!
During my pregnancy, I had a hard time letting them grow. One minute they were very strong and then the next they were brittle. Often times I had to trim them low. I tried everything to bring them back to life, and it worked, until I gave birth.
Keeping up with my nails after the birth of my son is tough. Sometimes I can sneak five minutes to do my nails during his nap, but that is usually when I get to do other things around the house so doing my nails is the last thing on my mind. Luckily, I spotted an Instagram post from local shop, Starcrush Boutique.
Former B2B editor and marketer turned Family & Lifestyle blogger. Fatima is passionate about life and being social.
When she isn't running around with her husband, three kids, and two pups, Fatima helps other bloggers and local businesses with their online marketing strategy.
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