How to Do a Manicure at Home: 11 Easy Steps with Benefits


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There is something really beautiful and elegant about getting a manicure. Whether you prefer minimal, simple French tips or like to flaunt the latest nail art fad on your nails, getting regular manicures is an absolute must.

Benefits of manicure:​

1. Increases blood circulation
2. Keeps nails clean
3. Makes hands soft

Manicure involves massaging and exfoliating hands, this helps remove dead skin and nourish the skin on your hands at the deepest level.

Step 1: Start with pick the correct nail shape​


Step 2: Remember to buff the edges of your nails​

Once you have settled on the shape of your nails, ensure that there is nothing left hanging on the edge. Filing your nails tends to leave a little debris under the nails, along the cuticle line, as well as on the sides. Therefore it is really important to use a nail buffer to get all remaining nail debris out. What this will do is, it will leave all thoroughly clean your nail bed and provide a clean surface for your nail polish to cling, in turn making it last a lot longer than it otherwise would. This is the perfect way to leave your nails bright and smooth by getting rid of any ridges before you begin to paint your nails.

Step 3: Prep 'em nails well​

While doing your manicure at home, we are all really excited to skip the steps and jump directly to the part where we start painting our nails. Before painting your nails, always ensure that your nails are thoroughly clean. But here’s something you should keep in mind, never soak them because pros believe that dry manicures are more sanitary and will ensure that your nail paint lasts a lot longer.

Step 4: Push the cuticles​

Start by soaking your nails in water for some time, this will enable your cuticle to become soft, so you will be able to push them back easily. This step is important to make your nails appear evenly shaped and longer.

Step 5: Exfoliate your hands​

Now that you have cleansed your nails thoroughly and have cut them in the desired shape the next step is to exfoliate your hands. This improves blood circulation, removes dirt and dead skin cells as well as keeps infections at bay.

Step 6: Wait! Never shake the bottle​

Surprised, aren’t you? We always tend to shake the nail polish bottle before a DIY manicure at home. This seemingly harmless practice is what makes your manicure last for a lesser period of time. When you shake the nail polish bottle, you end up separating the polish and creating bubbles that prevents seamless application.

Step 7: Always apply two thinner coats​

All of us are really busy and it might feel like a single thick coat will do the trick when youre doing your own manicure at home, but you couldn’t be more wrong. Thicker coats mean longer drying time as well as accidental smudging. Therefore, always start with applying one thin coat at a time and then applying more as you go ahead for a seamless look.

Step 8: Three strokes for perfectly painted nails​

When painting your nails at home, do you tend to cover your entire nail in a single swipe? Stop RN because you’re doing it all wrong. The professional way to apply nail enamel is to always start by painting your nails from the middle and then onto the sides to ensure that you have properly covered the entire nail and the end result looks perfect and seamless.

Step 9: Don’t apply heat to dry your mani​

Another amazing tip that we learned about doing our manicure at home is to allow the polish to air dry. But if you still want your freshly painted nails to dry in a jiffy, use a blast of cold—not hot—air to assist. Heat prevents your polish from firming, which means that it will start chipping quickly and more easily. While cold air solidifies the polish and makes it adhere to your nails better..

Step 10: Fix your painting mistakes immediately​

When doing your manicure at home, remember to correct mistakes immediately, while the polish is slightly wet. All you need to do is use a q-tip or a toothpick that is dipped in acetone to remove excess polish from outside the nails. If your nail paint has smudged while applying it, simply use your finger to gently push the polish polish back onto your nails before you go ahead and apply a top coat.

Step 11: Maintain your manicure everyday​

Doing your own manicure at home requires a lot of effort and patience, hence it is really important to learn to maintain it in order to extend the life of your mani. Ensure that you wear good quality rubber gloves when doing chores around the house such as washing dishes or cleaning.

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How to Do a Manicure at Home: 11 Easy Steps with Benefits
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