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How To: File nails

A great nail shape can be achieved with natural nails. To file without damaging the nail, never use a metal file and only ever file clean, unpolished nails. Watch this video manicure tutorial from nail artist Anna and learn how to properly file your nails.

How To: Create Poison Ivy theme nail art

This video demonstrates how to make nail art inspired by the character Poison Ivy. You'll need a nail file, three non-fabric Band-Aids, scissors, toothpicks, green metallic and gold nail polish, and top coat. First file nails into a square shape. Cut each Band-Aid in half. Paint over entire nail with metallic green and let dry. Cover the lower part of the nail with the Band-Aids, and paint the tips with metallic gold polish, let dry, and remove Band-Aids. Create a vine design on each nail by ...

How To: Remove acrylic nails

The first step in removing acrylic from nails is to cut nails down with clippers. Next file off gel sealer and seventy percent of acrylic with file or nail dimmer. The demonstrator then cut ten squares of foil, one for each nail. After the foil is completed cut cotton rounds into four pieces. You will only need two and a half cotton rounds. Using one hundred percent acetone saturate each cotton piece that you cut. Place saturated cotton pieces on each finger and then wrap securely with foil. ...

How To: Create pink and white acrylic nails

First, prep the nails. Apply the white tips to the end of your nail. Use a nail clipper to clip the edges and a nail file to round the edges so they are not pointy. Next, apply primer to the bed of the nail. Then apply white acrylic with a brush to the tips that you put on earlier. Use the brush to make sure it fits the shape you want. Next, apply nail polish on the nail bed until it is the same height as the acrylic. File the edges down again if needed. Coat with transparent pink mix (a mixt...

How To: Remove your false nails at home, cheap and easy

In this tutorial we learn how to take off artificial nails at home. You will need: acetone, foil (in strips), finger file, nail clippers, buffer and cotton ball. First, tear your cotton ball into two pieces and completely soak it in the acetone. Now, apply the cotton ball over the nail and wrap the foil completely around the nail. Do this on each nail for around 1-2 hours. After this, remove the nail with nail clippers, if it's tough to remove, put the foil back on and let sit for longer. Now...

How To: Remove acrylic nails without soaking or salons

This video shows you how to remove acrylic nails using a nail tip. It takes a long time to soak the nails in acetone to remove them, and this method is quicker. To do it, slide one of the corners under any part of the tip. Force it in and slide it over across the nail and you will be able to see the acrylic nail lift up. Gently work on it to pull the nail off. It might hurt a little bit. The nail will look kind of rough, so you'll have to file it, and use some nail strengthener. Nail technici...

How To: Take care of artificial nails

This tutorial is about how to fix your nails after artificial nails have fallen off. When acrylic nails eventually come off they leave the nail uneven and soft. This video also explains what acrylic actually is and what happens to them when put under a UV lamp. The woman speaking is a nail technician and is able to give the viewer the tips and tools she will need to fix the nail problem. With the use of a nail file the nails will once again be one smooth even layer. When satisfied apply nail ...

How To: Apply a pink leopard print nail manicure

The creative Suzy Banyon describes in detail the process of applying a leopard print manicure in this easy to follow step by step video. She details the process vividly, from applying fake nails and filing them into shape, to what type of base to use and how to go about creating the leopard print pattern with the use of a fine point Sharpie pen. This video is great for those of you looking for new and different ways to apply unique nail art at home!

How To: Get pretty hands in a flash with a 3 minute manicure

This quick and simple technique shows viewers how to acquire a good manicure. After washing your hands and removing any existing nail polish, mix oil and sugar in a bowl and put it aside while filing your nails. Scrub the oil and sugar mixture over your hands and then submerge your nails in hot water for a few minutes. Push back any cuticles you may have and massage your hands in oil. Wet a damp cloth and put it in the microwave for a few seconds, then wrap it around your hands. If desired, a...

How To: Create red and gold acrylic nails

To create red and gold acrylic nails start by prepping a sanitizing your finger nails and applying the tips. after you have trimmed you nails to the desired length apply primer to you nail bed. With your brush gently apply the gold glitter to the tip of you nail and brush downwards toward your nail bed. Apply your red glitter the same way under your gold glitter. With your brush create what Jennisse calls a smile under the glitter to your liking. Cover your nail evenly with a thin layer of pi...

How To: Achieve a perfect at home manicure

In this tutorial, we learn how to achieve a perfect at home manicure. First, remove all the nail polish from the nails and then file them down. Use a buffer to buff the top of the nail and push down the cuticles. Clean out underneath the nails and then wash your hands thoroughly with soap, then let dry. After this, use instant cuticle remover on all of your nails to remove your cuticles completely. Use a wooden pick to push these back and remove them just to make sure you have it all gone. Af...

How To: Properly trim your dogs nails for their comfort

In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to properly trim your dogs nails for their comfort. Materials that you will need are a high quality trimmer, nail file and styptic powder or pads. Begin by making yourself and your pet comfortable. Have the pet lay on the side so that all four legs are accessible. You will clip only that portion of the leg that extends beyond the quick, the blood vessel that runs down the nail. Start by clipping a thin slice of the nail and give him a t...

How To: Create white flake with flowers acrylic nails

In this video we can see the process of creating white flake with flowers on acrylic nails. First of all, gently remove or file off any old design or gel sealer. When the gel sealer and old design is removed, apply new white flake with flowers using a nail polish brush and designing device. Let it dry for some time. Then apply gel sealer and the rhinestone with the help of brush. Now the new beautiful design is ready. It really looks very nice.

How To: Create a glittery blue and purple acrylic nails

Jennisse Makeup teaches how to create beautiful nail art using blue and purple glitter nail polish. She begins by prepping her nails by buffing them for shine and pushing back her cuticles. Jannisse then adds nail tips to her natural nails. Trim the tips with a nail clipper and file them down. Use a non-acid primer by the cuticle. Use purple, ocean blue, silver, and pink glitter. Using a brush begin at the "smile" of the nail going side to side. Feather it down. Take some liquid (primer) crea...

How To: Create a bloody fang vampire nail look for Halloween

Halloween is only a few weeks away, fellow goblinesses, which means it's time to begin planning for your costume, makeup, and nail look. If you're planning to dress up as a vampire this Halloween or simply want a mischevious nail look that screams "Halloween" and "Twihard" all at once, check out this nail tutorial for creating a bloody fang vampire nail look.

How To: Create a Moroccan magenta nail art design

Julieg713 is a nail art expert. Check out her nail art tutorials on WonderHowTo (Search Julieg713). Her nail art looks are fun & pretty, not to mention well demonstrated. This nail polish video demonstrate how to create a Moroccan magenta nail art design. Watch this video to learn how to recreate this nail art look.

How To: Frost your pink nails with diamonds

In this tutorial, we learn how to frost your pink nails with diamonds. First, you will paint your nails with a light pink nail color. After the first layer dries, you will need to paint over it so the color is more bright. After this, drop on some Speed Dry drops to the nails so the nail polish dries even quicker! From here, apply some clear nail polish and then quickly apply small rhinestones to the top of the nails. After this, brush on glitter to this and then let them dry. Repeat this on ...

How To: Create a New Year's purple nails look

In this video, we learn how to create a 2010 New Year nail look. First, apply a dark purple nail color to the top half of the nails. Now use a clear nail polish to push the purple color down to the middle of the nail. Next, apply a black color to the very top of the nail and then use the clear polish to again push the color down and blend all of them together. Next, use a dotting tool and clear polish to pick up rhinestones or nail rocks and apply them to the tip of the nail where the color i...

How To: Create colorful leopard print nails

This video is about how to create colorful leopard print nails. So the first thing that you will have to do is to choose any colors of the nail polish that you want. After deciding for the first color of the nail polish, apply it to your nails and let it dry. The next step is to get a plastic plate and place a bit of a small amount of the second color that you chose. With the use of the nail art brush, carefully start forming small random spots on the nail. Apply these to the rest of your nai...

How To: Remove your glue-on nails

Demonstrator Caitlin offers a tutorial on how to remove fake nails you purchased from your local drug or beauty supply store and applied yourself, safely. You start with putting an acetone based nail polish remover in a paper cup and where you soak your nail in the cup. You can then use a tooth pick to get under the 'fake nail' to lift a little if needed. After gap between real nail and fake nail is created, soak again in nail polish remover and then use a paper towel to slowly work/wiggle of...

How To: Create cute XOXO Valentine's nails

In this tutorial, we learn how to create cute XOXO Valentine's nails. First, you will need to gather all of your nail colors and clean off your current nails. After this, paint a cherry red glitter coat to all of your nails and allow it to dry. next, you will grab a white nail polish and paint on a thick diagonal strip over the red. Next, use a thin white line to create a lace pattern on the nail, then allow to dry. Once dried, draw on hearts and "x's" on the middle of the thick white strip, ...

How To: Apply glimmery rhinestones to pink nails

In this video, we learn how to apply glimmery rhinestones to pink nails. First, you will want to have your nails done with long tips and painted any shade of pink that you would like. After this, you will need to take some rhinestones and a toothpick along with some nail glue. Pick up the rhinestones with glue on the toothpick, then place on the nails where you would like them. You can create a French tip design, or you can place them all over the nail. After this, paint a gloss over the nail...

How To: Paint neon mosaic nail art

This video relates to Neon Mosaic Nail Tutorial. This video teaches how to make the nails good looking and also pleasing. In this video she teaches how to select the colors of nail polish and also she teaches the steps to be followed regarding which color nail polish to be applied first and also to create a mosaic by using multiple colors. She also add some border line to create and pleasing look. She also narrates to change the colors in applying to each nail. She also teaches how to create ...

How To: Create Ke$ha's "Tik Tok" toe nails

This tutorial teaches you how to do the same nail design as Ke$ha from her video "Tik Tok" had her nails done. First you apply a base polish to protect your nails. Apply a gold polish all over the nail, about three solid coats and then let them dry. Paint on a rich wine color to the corner of each nail end. Use a dotting tool and clean polish to pick up the rhinestones. Apply a little bit of nail glue on the seam of the two colors to help the Rhine stones stay put. Take a fine tip brush with ...

How To: Paint bloody vampire inspired nails for Halloween

This video shows the viewer how to paint their nails to give them a blood stained look for Halloween. This is done by first putting a small amount of dark red nail varnish onto a sheet of paper. Then apply this in many coats to the nail using a foundation brush to give a layered effect. Then place a small amount of black nail varnish on the paper and using the same section of the foundation brush apply some of the black nail varnish to the ends of the nails. Then apply some of the red varnish...

How To: Create a sassy red, black, and white nail design

This video illustrate us how to create a sassy red, black and white nail design. Here are the following steps :step 1: First of all remove any previous nail paint.Step 2: Now apply some primer on the nails for long lasting effects of the nail paint.Step 3: Now take red nail paint and apply it all over the nails, let it dry.Step 4:Now take black nail paint and draw fine horizontal lines all over the nail.Step 5 : Now take white nail paint and apply polka dots on these lines as well as on the e...

How To: Paint Pixie Lott from "Mama Do" leopard print nails

Pixie Litt, from Mama Do Nails helps us learn how to get a leopard printed nails. Firstly, using a E.L.F nail varnish in 'Blush', give a gentle coat on the nails starting from the tip of the nails go down to as close to the cuticle as possible leaving some edge space. Now, for the second coat use the brush in the same way but here you will be going down just half way so that it gives a more prominent look for the nails. Now for the leopard print, just use an ordinary black color nail polish f...

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