Beauty Invention: Nail Protectors for the klutz in you

There’s nothing better than a good old bizarre strange Asian invention – so when I saw these nail protectors on eBay I just had to buy them:

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I am a complete novice when it comes to nail application. I can’t stay still long enough for the damn thing to dry so it always smudges, then I can’t stand it and it all comes off again.

So these clips go on over the freshly painted nail to keep it protected:

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They aren’t very even – that is, the side of my nail was touching the plastic so it requires some fiddling to make sure the polish doesn’t smudge on it.

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You can also flip it up to…check on it?

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Here’s a fault – I can still bend my thumbs and therefore smudge it easily from doing general stuff like…I don’t know…picking up a cat. These protectors off limited protection after all – they don’t ‘cocoon’ so well.

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Verdict: They are ok….not madly effective but if I was happy to sit there for 20 minutes or however long it takes for polish to dry, I might clip these on to stop debris and hair falling on them.

(purchased for abour £4 from eBay).

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  1. diskogal says

    Oh my…that’s too bizzare. And probably utterly useless…which makes it just my kind of thing! I need it in my collection of pretty pink gadgets with no real use! Thank you Rowena for finding it 😀