Succeed in your manicure, the steps to follow

To be sure to get a perfect manicure, it is imperative not to rush and follow certain steps. These will allow you to succeed in your homemade manicure. Thus, you will have perfect nails and can make your friends jealous.

The result may not be at the same level as if you had gone to an institute, but you will save money.

Prepare your nails

At first, you will have to prepare your nails. This means that you will have to bring your file and pass it over your nails parallel to them and without coming and going. For a rounded effect, it is necessary to file the edges and conversely, for a square effect, it is necessary to file the sides slightly.

If you have streaks or yellow nails, a polisher stroke will remove them, while avoiding too much force so as not to damage the nail.

Soak your nails

Once the nails are well polished and filed, you will have to place them in warm water. The best is to use a small container like a bowl. Make sure the water is not too hot or too cold. The goal is to soften the nails. Leave your nails in the water between 45 seconds and 1 minute no more.

Once out of the water, wipe them gently.

Repel cuticles

Cuticles are those thin layers of skin that cover the beginning of the nails. You have to push them away to be able to perform the rest of the manicure. These skins are relatively fragile, so it will be necessary to act with delicacy and patience. First of all, the best is to apply an emollient gel on the entire contour of the nail.

Then you need to massage each finger for a few minutes in order to peel off the cuticles. You must then bring your stick, preferably made of metal, in order to repel them. An oil applied daily to the cuticles will facilitate this step.

The application of the varnish

Start by applying a hardening base layer to each of your nails. The latter will protect your nails and strengthen them. Then, you will be able to apply the varnish you want. Be careful not to cover the cuticles with varnish. Then, depending on the type of varnish you want to apply, you will have to follow certain steps. It’s up to you to choose the one that best suits your look and personality.

By following all these steps, you will maintain beautiful, healthy nails for even more beautiful hands.

We recommend that you use the adequate manicure and pedicure set to take care of your nails before applying any kind of decoration.

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