These 3 Tricks Are the Difference Between Your DIY Mani and a Nail-Salon One

Study up, stat.

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Peace out, black, taupe, and greige—it's time to break out the brights! Summer is the season for bold, look-at-me polish that will make you forget you ever wore neutrals (at least until next winter).

But first, some prep action is needed to make sure that polish goes on like butter and really pops. Your triple threat: the Amopé Pedi Perfect Electronic Nail Care System (opens in new tab). Check out this video to file, buff, and shine your way to an at-home mani that looks profesh.

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