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How To: Draw a Christmas tree on your fingernails

If it's the holiday season and you're filled with the Christmas spirit, this video tutorial may be for you. If you're trying every way possible to cover your entire body with Christmas related things, this video will show you how to make better use of your nails. Check out the video to find out how to draw a cool looking Christmas tree on your fingernails. Tis the season right? Enjoy!

How To: Create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras

In this tutorial, we learn how to create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras. First, paint your nails purple and let them dry. After this, apply a dark green polish over half of the purple and let it dry. On your ring finger, paint it a pearl white and let it dry. Then, grab a glitter gold color and apply a line in between the green and purple on the other nails. Now, draw a mask on the white nail with a black nail polish. Color the mask in with the purple and green, then add glitter to it. W...

How To: "Un-manicure" your fingernails (zombie effect) for Halloween or horror movies

This Halloween, forget store-bought prosthetics and expensive makeup artists. If you're looking for that creepy undead look, nasty nails are easily made at home. This video will show you how to make some horrific and ghastly fingernails for your zombie, vampire or other creature costume. The key to these Halloween nails are clear plastic report / presentation covers that you can get from any office supply store.

How To: Paint your fingernails with a sassy animal print

This video is a tutorial on how to paint your fingernails with a sassy animal print. The video begins with a an example of the finished nails being shown and the various alternatives used being explained. The first step completed is to dip the tip of the nail in a gray off white color and then use the color red to make small dots covering the entire surface of the nail. The red dots are then accentuated using the color black to give them a black shading. The final step taken by the nail artis...

How To: Repair broken fingernails

Learn how to repair broken fingernails! You will need to purchase an instant nail repair kit. It should come with polish remover, nail tape, nail glue, and clear polish. First place a little bit of glue right where the slit is. Press the nail together so that it seals. Once it has dried a little, place the clear tape over the break. Next you will place a clear polish on top of the nail tape. Clean up the polish around the sides. Now your nails are ready to be polished in any color that you like.

How To: Create decorative scratches on fingernails

Learn how you can spice up your boring office manicure by applying some decorative scratches with this tutorial. You will need a base coat, finishing coat, a main color of nail polish, a couple of toothpicks and sparkles of any form. With this how to video you will be able apply these pretty decorative scratches in your fingernail polish.

How To: Paint homemade fingernail stickers with nail polish

Instead of buying stickers for you fingernails— make them! This video will show you a method of making your very own fingernail sticker creations using nail polish and a plastic bag. You basically slop the nail polish on the plastic bag, into a small design of your choice, and let dry for six hours. Then, they're ready to be applied to your nails.

How To: Properly wash your hands with sanitizer or soap

Hand washing is something you learn from a young age, but how do you know you are doing it correctly? Keeping your hands clean is one of the best things you can do to keep others and yourself healthy. In this tutorial, Memorial Health will teach you the best way to wash your hands and prevent the spread of germs. There are two ways to clean germs from your hands: soap and water and alcohol-based handrubs. Watch this video to find out how to use both effectively. The video will show you how a ...

How To: Wash your hands the correct way

In this tutorial, we learn how to wash your hands the correct way. First, let the water run for a few seconds until it gets hot or warm. After it's done warming up, run your hands through the water, make sure to get your wrists wet as well. Next, apply a quarter sized amount to your hands and scrub through your fingers as well as underneath your fingernails and around your wrists. When you are finished scrubbing, rinse your hands with the warm water and then pat dry with a towel. If you are i...

How To: Escape from zip ties using shims

The odds are that you'll never find yourself being held prisoner with your hands bound together with zip ties. But if you ever are, you'll be very grateful for the info you learned from this video. In this tutorial from the folks at ITS Tactical, you'll learn how to escape from zip ties using shims. You can use all sorts of things for shimming, from professional equipment to your own fingernails.

How To: Have Strong Healthy Nails

Do you want strong, healthy nails? With just a little time and basic care you will find that you have fingernails that others admire. Growing strong, healthy fingernails can be done with just a little time and care. One of the keys to healthy nails is to make sure you get enough protein in your diet. Take time to think about your nutrition. Are you eating enough protein? Even if you are a vegetarian you can get plenty of protein with beans, nuts and tofu. Also, are you drinking enough water? ...

How To: Create a vintage 1930's style manicure

Hair, makeup and clothing weren't the only things different in the early part of the 20th century.. you can't forget your manicure! The lovely ladies of yesteryear wore stylish rounded fingernails that complimented their classic looks. Learn how to create this very pretty nail art in just a few quick minutes with this clip from Super Kawaii Mama.

How To: Paint your American Girl dolls' nails

In this video, we learn how to paint your American Girl dolls' nails. First, stand your doll up and then dip a tiny paintbrush into nail polish remover. After this, put some nail polish onto another tiny brush. Then start to paint the toes using the tiny paintbrush. If you make a mistake, just use the other brush to remove the nail polish. Don't put too much polish on the brush, or it will get messy and turn out badly. Repeat this process on the fingernails when you are done with the toes. Fr...

How To: Draw hands without references

In this video we learn how to draw hands without references. First, draw the basic structure of the hand using a photo to make sure it's true to size. After this, draw on boxes and circles to create the wrist, hand, and the knuckles. Then, you will draw on straight lines for the bones in the thumb. After this, start to add details of the fingers and make out their basic shape. As you continue with details, erase any background lines and start to add lines in for wrinkles on the skin. Finish t...

How To: Do basic fingerstyle exercises to practice fingerpicking

In this video, we learn how to practice fingerpicking with basic fingerstyle exercises. First, position your fingers so the third is picking the thinnest, the second is picking the second, and the third is picking the third. The thumb should be picking the thickest string on the guitar. Now, start to pick going from your thumb down to the bottom finger. You may have to look at your fingers as you go down, but once you have practiced this, you will get a feel of how to play. When you fingerpic...

How To: Draw two clasping hands

In this video, we learn how to draw two clasping hands. Start off by drawing the two hands holding each others hand. Next, draw a circle above the hands like they are holding something. After this, draw a large flower on the circle and then start to erase the base lines from the drawing. Draw in the fingernails on the picture, then color in the skin color on the nail. Color the flower any color that you would like, then draw in the background to any color you prefer. Shade the wrist of the ar...

How To: Draw a severed hand

WayneTully1 teaches you how to draw a severed hand. Use a white piece of A4 paper and a mechanical pencil. Start with the wrist and work your way up to the index finger. Go down and draw the other fingers, paying more attention to the thumb. It needs to be in a right position to look realistic. When you're happy with your sketch you can use the pencil again, applying more pressure this time. Once you're done, you need to add details like curves, hair and fingernails. Also, because this is a s...

How To: Create clear tips with white flakes acrylic nails

myglitternails teaches you how to create clear tips with white flakes acrylic nails. For this cosmetic procedure you will need long acrylic nails. Place those on your fingernails and attach using cosmetic adhesive. You can cut the corners of the fake nails with scissors, so they'll have a round end. Next you will apply a few drops of cosmetic adhesive and add some glitter. You can either place the glitter on the nails and leave to dry or you can place the glitter in a bowl and place the nail ...

How To: Paint your nails with a white and silver art design

The process of painting your fingernails, with a French manicure with silver accents, is a multi-stepped process. Before you begin, put a hydrating base-coat on your bare nail, and let it dry. Then take white nail art polish, and draw three parallel diagonal lines across the nail, starting from the top of the nail (where the white meets the skin" to the bottom. Once you have completed the three lines, take white nail polish and create a French manicure, filling in the nail from the skin line ...

How To: Create a pink to white fading effect nail look

Tired of boring one color nails? Check out this manicure tutorial that teaches you how to create a pink and white fading effect on your fingernails. You will need a base coat, bright pink nail polish, white nail polish, and a clear top coat. This is a beautiful look for short or long natural nails or acrylic and artificial nails. You can create this effect with any color nail polish. Watch this how to video and you can create a pink to white fading effect on your fingernails.

How To: Create a cowprint manicure

In this video, celebrate Cow Appreciation Day in style and top off your outfit with cow fingernails. Did you know that if you wear just one cow accessory into Chick-fil-A stores on Cow Appreciation Day you can score yourself a free meal? So, why not take a moment to glam up your fingers and then get em all greasy with that delicious free grub.

How To: Curl a ribbon

Judy of A-BnC Parties and More, Inc. demonstrates two methods to show you how to curl ribbons. For the first she uses a pair of scissors, on the second, her fingernails. This is helpful in making decorations, finishing off balloons tails, putting final touches on wrapped presents, etc.

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