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How To: Paint a neon orange & silver nail art design

In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to paint a neon orange & silver nail art design with the help of a nail professional. Although this orange & silver color scheme is used, one can choose any two colors they like to complete this look. Use this video as a guide and get this simple nail manicure done in no time!

How To: Deep-cleanse your nails

In this video, we learn how to deep clean your nails. You will need to have Talika Instant Manicure where you can buy online or in store. This will remove all the impurities from nail and leave them looking clean. To start, remove the packet from the box and pour it into a bowl. After this, pour water into the bowl and dip your fingers inside. Wiggle your fingers in the mixture for around three minutes, then wash and scrub your hands with a nail brush. Get down underneath the nail and in the ...

How To: Paint nails in a neon yellow and orange art design

This video will illustrate us how to paint our nails in neon yellow and orange art design. Here are the following steps:Step 1: first off all take nail paint remover and rub your nails with it to remove any previous application .Step 2: Now take the neon yellow paint and apply a very thin coat of this paint on all the nails. Now let it dry.Step 3: Again take the yellow paint and apply the second coat.Step 4: Now take the orange paint and apply polka dots of ths pain t on all the nails. Let it...

How To: Create glittery vegas style nails

This video illustrate us how Create glittery style Vegas nails. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all remove any previous nail paint.Step 2: No apply a primer base for the nail paint to stay longer.Step 3: Now apply a coat of translucent pink or any lighter shade nail paint.Step 4: Now take a glittery nail paint in white translucent shade and apply it on the nail paint after the previous coat has dried up.Step 5: Now take glittery colored tattoo specially available for the nails a...

How To: Paint nails in a black, pink, and white art design

this short video shows how to paint nails in a black, pink, and white art design. The steps are simple and easy to follow. The first thing to be done is a regular black, French tip manicure. Once the black French manicure is completely dry, a pink thin tip nail polish is taken. From the middle of the nail , on the black tip, draw a V mark facing sideward on both sides. The next step is to fill the two "V"s, inside with the pink color. Once dried, with the white thin tipped nail polish, a line...

How To: Make cute pink and brown gift acrylic nails

First, apply base coat to your nails. Then apply 2 coats of pink bubble gum acrylic paint to the nails. Then use a thin brush to draw an off centered cross on the nail with caramel candy acrylic paint. Using a dotting tool, apply hot pink and metallic antique copper acrylic paint in alternating dots along the cross. Then use the caramel candy color again and make a bow in the center of the cross and outline it with brown oxide paint. Let the paint dry and then apply a coat of base coat to sea...

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: Paint yellow vines and white flowers on acrylic nails

What is better than wearing makeup? Cool colors on your nails with funky designs. Watch this Beauty & Style how to video to learn how to apply white flowers with yellow vines on acrylic nails. Everyone is sure to love this unique flower nail design. The nail enamels you will need for the fancy nail look are: hot pink, yellow, white, green, dark purple and glittery nail polish.

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: 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: Create orange & pearl glitter acrylic nails

In this tutorial, we learn how to create orange and pearl acrylic nails. Start off by measuring your acrylic nails and cutting them to the length you desire. Next, apply the nails with professional adhesive, then apply a white layer to the top of the nails to make it a French nail style. After you apply the white, apply an orange sparkle directly underneath the white, putting a small layer of orange on the white. Repeat these steps for all your different nails, then apply a clear coat over th...

How To: French tip your nails that look like flames

heartkayden demonstrates French tips with a newer and sexy flame effect. She leads you through the different steps perfectly starting off by applying a clear nail varnish as a base coat. Next she applies a thick layer of nail varnish, and then uses a toothpick to make the flame design, allows it to dry, After that the white nail polish is applied that is used to give the classical French tip look. But here comes the the flame effect. It is done by using a toothpick to make alternate C's on th...

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: Remove acrylic and gel nails

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove acrylic and gel nails. First, fill a large dish with warm water, large enough to fit a small glass bowl inside. After this, fill the small glass dish with pure acetone. From here, place the bowl inside the large dish and then add in several cotton balls to this. From here, you will place the cotton balls on your nails and then cover them with foil wrappers. Leave these on your nails for around 1 hour and then check on them to see if the acrylic nail is...

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: Apply acrylic nails

In this 5 part manicure tutorial you will learn how to apply acrylic nails. This process is quite involved and a bit difficult so it will take a lot of practice. Watch this 5 part how to video and you can apply acrylic nails in your own home.

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: Paint nails with a cobalt blue and pearlescent design

Love4Nails shows step by step tips for achieving this look. Begin by choosing a background color. On top of the base, apply white polish. Then apply a smile line on the top portion of the nail as you would when doing a French manicure. Then fill in the nail. If its not perfectly straight its ok because it will be covered. Next, apply glitter polish on the white area of the nail. With the white polish make three dot and use a dotting tool to extend them, creating flowers. With the original blu...

How To: Paint your nails with a pink and silver glitter design

Make sure you nails are already clean and dry. Choose you colors. Add the lightest color first. Using a makeup sponge works great to apply the fading effect. Apply to French manicure area not straight. Reapply pink polish just at the tip of the nail. Apply glitter polish over the pink on the tip of the nail. After applying the shimmer get the nail art polish and make your deign. Make sure your brush is thinned out. Add your design then you can add your gem stones and finish it off with some c...