I used to spend £60 a MONTH on my nails, but I've found a brilliant way to save money and still have terrific talons | The Sun

EVERYONE'S looking for ways to save money amid the cost of living crisis – with regular beauty treatment among the first things people are axing.

And one woman who used to spend £60 a month on getting her nails done has figured out a way to cut down on costs while also keeping up her beauty regime.

"So I get asked about my nail colours and my little bits of jewellery quite often," Sam Vangeen said in a video on her TikTok page.

"I never seem to wear the same colour and sometimes I wear some unusual ones.

"Because guess what? I’ll let you into a secret. These are not my real nails."

Sam then showed the boxes of nails she regularly orders online.

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"This is what I buy," she said.

"Lots of different colours, coffin style, and I prefer plain on the top because I can cut them down."

Sam added that she's worked out how much money her new hobby has saved her, and it's a "fortune".

"I used to go twice a month to go and get my nails done, and it used to cost me £30 a time – so that’s £60 a month just on my nails," she said.

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"I’d hate to know how much they are now!"

Of her false nails, she said: "These are not expensive, they’re really not.

"So if your man or your woman gives you money to go and get your nails done, go and get these, do them yourself and pocket the change. 

"Go have some fun, save some money and you can thank me later!"

"Those are so good! I use those too!" one person wrote in the comments section.

"how long do they last?" another asked.

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To which Sam replied: "Ages but occasionally a nail may pop off but always keep a nail glue on you."

She also shared that she relies on some extra strong nail glue from Amazon to ensure her nails stay in place.

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