11 Thoughts When Painting Your Nails
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11 Thoughts When Painting Your Nails

It's a love/hate relationship.

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11 Thoughts When Painting Your Nails
The Asian Fashion Journal

I have a sincere love/hate relationship with doing my nails. Each time I actually sit down and paint them, I have the same feelings.

1. You know that it's time.

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2. Like, this chipped mess is ridiculous.

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3. How long will this take?

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4. Why did I choose such a light color? This will take three coats.

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5. Can I not just stay in the lines?

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6. I feel like a kindergartner.

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7. Dry, dry faster please.

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8. Seriously? I’ve had them painted for a solid two minutes and I’ve already messed them up.

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9. Okay. They will just look horrible.

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10. I give up.

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11. They actually don't look that bad.

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