Another "gel manicure" hack to try. Clean, dry nails + 1 coat of Sally Hansen Hard as Wraps Powerful Acrylic Gel (let it dry completely!) + polish of your choice coats did the trick) + 1 coat of Sally Hansen No Chip Acrylic Top Coat = Shellac fake-out!
Lily & Thistle: A Quick Trick for damaged wood. I can't believe how well this worked. Mix together cup of canola/olive oil and cup vinegar. Dip a rag in it and simply wipe. Lily & Thistle: A Quick Trick