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How To: Fix a split fingernail using a tea bag

Don't you hate when you get a broken nail? Broken nails can be disastrous for a manicure. Next time this happens, don't reach for the clippers right away! In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a simple tea bag to fix your broken nail. This method will seal up the crack and allow you to repaint your nails so no one knows!

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 a hot pink and black nail art design

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube beauty gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup & nail art video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Her nail art/ manicure looks are also lots of fun. Check out this nail art tutorial video to learn how to create a hot pink and black nail art design. Search QueenofBlendingMUA on WonderHowTo for more beauty videos.

How To: Apply gold champagne New Years nail art for New Years

In this video, we learn how to apply gold champagne New Years nail art for New Years. Start off by painting your nails all black and letting them dry. Now, use a thin brush to paint two champagne glasses and the numbers 2010 on the pointer finger of both the hands. Next, paint the top of the nails white onto each of the nails on the hand, except for the pointer finger. Rub out the white a little bit from the top of the nail going down, then apply a very sparkly gold shadow on the top of the n...

How To: Apply red, silver, and glitter nail polish

In this video, the viewer is shown how to apply red, silver, and glitter nail polish to make various patterns. First, you need to apply two coats of a natural, pearly color. Next, she uses a very thin brush to apply her red patterns. She uses one red to make lines and another red to fill in. Then she adds a dark, glittery red to coat over the filling. The same procedures and brushes are used to apply the silver on her nails. Finally, she applies small rhinestones to her nails by using the wet...

How To: Do acrylic nails with artificial tips

In this video series, watch as beauty practitioner and manicurist Kimberly Bornstein teaches how to do acrylic nails with artificial tips. Learn about sanitation, safety and supplies for acrylic nails, how to apply the acrylic nail with an artificial tip, how to clip the acrylic nail, how to buff and polish the acrylic nail, how to file the acrylic nail, how to do a French manicure, how to do free edge shapes and decals with acrylic nails, and how to remove acrylic nails.

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 an elegant dot and flower design

This video describes how to create intricate nail painting designs. The first step is to choose a background color. You can either choose a lighter background color so the darker designs you paint over it will stand out, or a darker background color so the lighter-colored designs will stand out. For this specific design consisting of 3 flowers and a few dots, the former will be used. Next, take globbing paper and glob it with some white polish. Use a nail dotter to apply the polish from the p...

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: 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: Remove acrylic nails step by step

In this video, we learn how to remove acrylic nails easily! First, you can cut down the acrylic nails using fingernail clippers if you want to keep your natural nails the same length. Next, take a drill or buffer to remove the shine from the acrylic. After this, put acetone on a cotton pad and place on nail, then wrap the nail in foil. Repeat this for all nails then leave on for one hour. Next, you should be able to easily remove the acrylic. Make sure you buff off any excess material then ap...

How To: Paint your nails with blue glitter & black nail polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint your nails with blue glitter and black nail polish. You will need: blue nail polish, clear nail polish, blue and black acrylic paint, chopped thin brush, glitter, dotting tool, and a small flat brush to do this. First, paint the tips with blue polish, then use the small brush to stick the glitter onto the nails, patting it on thick. Next, add a clear coat and let the nails dry completely. Now, put the chopped brush into black acrylic and make a swirl de...

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: Create a neon orange and dark blue nail art design

Lauren, AKA QueenofBlendingMUA has joined the ranks with the other YouTube beauty gurus. Lauren is a makeup artist with a large collection of eye makeup & nail art video tutorials. Her eye makeup look span from everyday makeup to creative, more expressive party looks. Her nail art/ manicure looks are also lots of fun. Check out this nail art tutorial video to learn how to create a neon orange and dark blue nail art design. Search QueenofBlendingMUA on WonderHowTo for more beauty videos.

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: 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: 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.