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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: 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: Paint Piet Mondrian inspired block print nails

This video shows how to paint Piet Mondrian inspired block print nails yourself. Apply a white base coat and top coat. Use black nail art paint because of the thin brush. Paint two black lines the length of your nails. Then paint black lines going across the width of the nails to make random size boxes. Dab the color of paint you are going to use on a piece of paper and use the nail art brush to get the paint off of the paper and apply the different color paint to the boxes. Wait about 10 min...

How To: Use a Needle for Cool Nail Art Designs

Hello to all my readers, this is Kalsoom Nafasat. You all will be amazed to know that you can create some great nail art using needles. Although toothpicks are used more commonly in nail art, needles can be used for the tiniest of details. A needle is the best tool for creating sketches or painting faces on your fingernails. Isn't that amazing?

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: Paint rainbow dots on your nail tips

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 a rainbow nail polish dots on your nail tips. You'll love the dots on the twist of this modern French tip manicure. The nail enamels you will need for the fancy nail look are: white, pink, blue, yellow and purple.

How To: Do Framed Glitter Nails

In this video , I shall share with you girls a very simple and fun way to go glitter nails to get a gel like effect and a framed look for this glitter ! Check out the video and you will be surprised how easy it is to get these simple and clean lines on the nails !