‘Counting On’: Jana Duggar Shares a Money-Saving Beauty Hack

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Looking good doesn’t need to price lots, a minimum of in accordance with Jana Duggar. The Counting On star revealed that she doesn’t head to a pricy salon to get her nails performed. Instead, she’s mastered the artwork of the DIY manicure. And she’s sharing her ideas for getting attractive nails at house together with her followers. 

Jana Duggar’s gel nail tutorial   

On Jan. 8, Jana posted a easy gel nail tutorial to her new YouTube channel. In the 3½-minute video, which she additionally shared on Instagram, she walks viewers by the best way to do their very own gel nails at house. 

“Simple steps and how I do my own gel nails at home!” she captioned the post. In the video, she demonstrates the steps to getting salon-perfect nails with out leaving the home, from prepping the nails with alcohol pads to use the totally different coats of polish and letting it treatment underneath the LED lamp. 

DIY nails is one other Duggar money-saving trick 

Jana added the #savemoney tag to her Instagram post, which isn’t any shock. She and her household are recognized for his or her money-saving hacks, from shopping for in bulk to chopping their very own hair. While they’ve been recognized to move to the salon for skilled manicures, getting your nails performed often could be costly. We can’t blame Jana for in search of a less expensive various when the typical gel manicure begins at $35 (eradicating the polish can price one other $10 to $20).

Jana isn’t the one one in every of her sisters who’s shared some DIY magnificence ideas not too long ago. In December 2019, her youthful sibling Jessa posted about her hair routine, sharing together with her followers how she will get attractive curls in simply 15 minutes. (She’s additionally defined how she cuts her son’s curly hair.)

Fans are apprehensive that Jana is ruining her nails 

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On Instagram, many individuals commented that they appreciated Jana’s recommendations on how she does her nails. 

“Thank you! I love having my nails done but hate the price tag of the salon!” wrote one. 

But some apprehensive that the 29-year-old was damaging her nails, particularly after she shared that she typically peels the polish off. 

“Mine tend to peel up around the edges over time… when that happens I just pull them off the rest of the way. Probably not the best way to do it, but it works,” she wrote in response to a query about how she removes the polish. 

But that method could cause issues one other individual warned. “Please don’t peel! 🙈 It creates micro tears in the mail that causes them to weaken and break. It also opens your nails up to fungal infections if you apply polish over the top of them,” they wrote. Instead, it is best to sand off the highest layer with a nail file, then soak your nails in acetone to carry off the remaining polish.

Another individual warned towards gel polish, interval, saying it dries out the nails, whereas on YouTube, a commenter who stated she was in nail tech college identified that Jana must be leaving her fingers underneath the LED lamp for longer to essentially treatment the polish. 

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