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: Make your own color acylic for nails

Alwaysnforever559 teaches viewers how they can make their own color acrylic for nails! First, you will need a container, a clear powder (Acrylic) and an eyeshadow color that you will like for your nails. Pour in the acrylic clear powder in the container and pour the same amount of your simmer or eyeshadow color into the container. Close this container and shake the ingredients to mix them up. Now, your powder should be a mix of the white and the eyeshadow color you put in. First, get your bru...

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: Make your own nail polish

Try making your own nail polish with old eye shadow you don't use anymore or perhaps they are old and you don't want to throw them away.You will need a clear coat nail polish, pigments such as eye shadow or NYX pigments. Put a little pigment on a plastic lid and pour clear coat onto eye shadow. Use more clear coat than pigment. Mix thoroughly and brush on nails. If you like the color and want to keep it, take an index card and fold into a cone like shape. Put bottom of cone into the nail poli...

How To: Remove acrylic nails on your own

TVfXQs2Cassiopeia shows you have to remove your acrylic nails at home. You'll need to by a bottle/ container of acetone, which is fairly cheap (~$5) and can be bought at drug stores. Acetone looks like water, and is usually beneath the sponge that comes in the container (it may smell a bit). Dip each nail in the solution and the nail polish comes off almost immediately. To get the acrylic off, which may be a little harder, rest your nails in the acetone for a few minutes. They should get thin...

How To: Create a French manicure using normal tape

Want to get a salon quality French manicure at home? This tutorial teaches you how you can get a perfect French manicure with regular clear tape. You will need base coat (Orly - calcium base coat,) tape or you can use those pre-made French manicure stickers, white polish, top coat. The trick to a perfect manicure is to wait for the white polish to DRY before applying top coat to prevent smudging. With this how to video you will be able to paint your nails in a perfect French manicure.

How To: Remove acrylic nails at home

If you've grown tired of your acrylic nails and want to remove them, but don't want to go to the salon, follow these steps to learn how to remove them from home. You will need to use a 100 percent acetone remover to take off all of the nail polish first. Then, take an old container that you no longer want and pour some of the acetone in it. Make sure the container has a wide enough top that you can stick your hand in it. Place the tips of your fingers into this container and cover it with a t...

How To: Use gold foil on your nails

May Paris teaches how to use and apply gold foil on your nails. First step is to apply the base coat as it protects from some harm. Carefully tear the foil in small parts. Now apply brown nail color(or any other color you wish) on the base coat of your nails. Let it dry and use tweezers to pick up the foil. Stick the foil very carefully to your nails as shown. Let it dry and follow the same procedure for all of your nails. Finally apply the top coat to secure the foil as shown. The foil can b...

How To: Apply rhinestones to your nails

Want a glamorous look for your nails? Rhinestones can add the perfect amount of glamour to your manicure. Learn how to neatly apply rhinestone to an already polished nails. You will need a base coat, any color of nail polish, a clear top coat, small rhinestones and a toothpick. This is a gorgeous look for short or long natural nails and acrylic or artificial nails. With this how to video you will be able to apply rhinestones to your manicure.

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: Paint your nails with a stained glass art design

This video teaches you how to achieve an eye catching stained glass nail art effect without attending a nail salon. To achieve the striking effect, one needs between 4-7 nail polish colors, and a fine lined nail art nail polish in black. Beginning with the base color, one applies the desired outlines for the "panes" using the nail art brush. Once that is dry and you are satisfied with the outlines, you can begin applying your desired colors to the "panes" achieving the effect of pieces of sta...

How To: Apply glitter & pigments to nails

Learn how to use glitter and pigments on fingernails! In just four minutes learn how to create a unique style for your nails using just a base nail polish, 3D Silver Glitter and a clear top coat. First you apply a single layer of nail polish, using a color of your choosing. Then you dip the tip of your index finger in glitter and gently apply it on top of the nail polish. After shaking off the excessive glitter, you apply a final layer of clear nail polish. Wash your hands and you're done!

How To: Remove fake nails

Find a good work area where you can sit down and be comfortable. A kitchen table works perfectly for this. Be sure to cover the surface of your table with a plastic garbage bags and a thick layer of newspaper to soak up spills and prevent damage to your table's surface. Get all your supplies ready at hand. You don't want to be hunting for them mid nail removal. Have them all spread out in front of you on the table. Using a pair of nail clippers, cut the acrylic nails down as short as possible...

How To: Create purple glitter with butterflies acrylic nails

In this tutorial, we learn how to create purple glitter with butterflies acrylic nails. To start, you will apply purple glitter acrylic to the top of the nail. After this, you will let the nail polish dry and then paint on four dots on the middle of the nail where it crosses into the clear part of the nail on the bottom. After this, paint on a butterfly to the corner of the nail or apply a butterfly applique. When this is finished adhering, you will be able to paint on the clear gloss to the ...

How To: Create cute polka dot acrylic nails

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to create cute polka dot acrylic nails. For this you will need acrylic paint and acrylic nails. First paint the lower part of the nail with black paint in a curved manner. Then you put three black polka dots in the unpainted area along the centerline of the nail. Now put two more black dots on either edges of the nail. Then you put light pink dots over the painted area in line with the black dots. Paint the smile line and the bow with l...

How To: Do acrylic nails at home

If you're a fan of some nail looks, but can't grow the nails required for them, consider doing acrylic nails. With a few tools, you can create great nail looks at home! Watch this video and follow along with Hanh as she shows you how you, too, can do this as easily as pie.

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 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...

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