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How To: Paint a blue & sparkly silver tip French manicure

In this video, we learn how to paint a blue and sparkly silver tip French manicure. First, grab a dark blue nail polish and apply it to the entire nail from top to the bottom and on the sides. Next, drop on clear polish to the top of the nails and brush it on. Now, take a silver glitter polish and paint it onto the very top of the nail until you have a thick layer that looks like a French tip. Repeat this process on all of your nails, then wait for them to dry. When dry, you will have beautif...

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: Do hot pink butterfly nails

In this video, JulieG shows you how to create a unique and artsy nail look. Why bother with plain old red nails when you can get a unique nail look with hot pink butterflies? Bring your childhood back and bring out the art supplies. JulieG will walk you through each step of the way, until you have gorgeous nails to show off!

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: Paint your nails with a pink and blue art design

This video tutorial shows you how to paint an interesting design on your nails using pink, white, and blue polish. Begin with a base color. Pink polish is used here. Next do a side swipe using blue. This swipe starts about halfway down the nail and comes up to the top of the nail. Then add a little blue shimmer to the blue polish. Next use white polish with a thin brush to outline the blue. This line can be a little thicker. Then add a shimmery dark blue line next to the white line. Now place...

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: Paint nails with a gold glitter flower design

In this video it is demonstrated that how to Paint nails with a gold glitter flower design. First of all apply red glitter French tip manicure on your nails, now reapply red glitter nail polish on it so that tips get darker. Now take a golden polish and apply it to half way rest nails with the help of sponge. Now apply big and small glitter to your nails to become more shiny. Now to make flowers on your nails, take white nail polish, gallop paper and start making dots such a way that it looks...

How To: Paint your nails in a pink and orange art design

This video is a demonstration of how to do an interesting artistic design on your nails with dark orange, pink, yellow and white, which can be done in different colors if you like. First apply neon pink to the end of the nail in a diagonal pattern. Quickly, while the pink is still wet, add some white dots and use a toothpick to marble the white by swirling it into the pink. Next use orange, overlapping the pink a little, and dot some white into the orange while it's wet to create a swirled ma...

How To: Remove fake nails with acetone

Joyce teaches viewers how to remove fake nails by using acetone. First, you should get acetone solution and submerge your nails into the solution for a few minutes and the nails will come off by themselves. For fake nails, you can apply nail polish remover and the nails will easy pull off. You can also just wait for your nails to grow and the fake nails will naturally fall and you can just easily pull them off. You can also get a cutter and slip this in between your fake nail and real nail an...

How To: Create a glittery blue and purple acrylic nails

Jennisse Makeup teaches how to create beautiful nail art using blue and purple glitter nail polish. She begins by prepping her nails by buffing them for shine and pushing back her cuticles. Jannisse then adds nail tips to her natural nails. Trim the tips with a nail clipper and file them down. Use a non-acid primer by the cuticle. Use purple, ocean blue, silver, and pink glitter. Using a brush begin at the "smile" of the nail going side to side. Feather it down. Take some liquid (primer) crea...

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 your nails with a colorful checker art design

This video is about how to paint your nails with a colorful checker art design. The first thing that you will have to do is to apply the hydrating base coat on your nail. After putting the hydrating base coat on your nail, get a piece of paper for you to place the black nail polish. After placing the black nail polish on the paper, use the dotting tool and place a series of zigzags on the nail. The next step is to fill in the zigzags depending on the color you want. After filling in, make a s...

How To: Take care of artificial nails

This tutorial is about how to fix your nails after artificial nails have fallen off. When acrylic nails eventually come off they leave the nail uneven and soft. This video also explains what acrylic actually is and what happens to them when put under a UV lamp. The woman speaking is a nail technician and is able to give the viewer the tips and tools she will need to fix the nail problem. With the use of a nail file the nails will once again be one smooth even layer. When satisfied apply nail ...

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: Paint watermelon summer-inspired nails

BeautifulYou TV presents how a watermelon nail art design is painted. The nail painting starts off with a white line drawn between the base and the tip of the fingernail. Pink is used to cover the base and light green for the section from the white line moving towards the fingernail tip. Streaks of dark green nail polish are then painted on the light green section to give the look of a watermelon. To decorate the watermelon with seeds, draw black tear-shaped designs on the pink section and cr...

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 leopard print French manicure

Want a fun alternative for the boring old pink and white French manicure? This tutorial teaches you how to apply this fun leopard print French manicure. You will need pink, white and black nail polish, a base coat, and a clear top coat. This is a gorgeous look for long natural nails as well as acrylic or artificial nails. This technique takes a steady hand and will take a lot of practice to master. With this how to video you will be able to create a leopard print French manicure.