Hot Nails & Manicure How-Tos

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: Apply gold leaf to your nails

In this video, we learn how to apply gold leaf to your nails. First, paint your nails with a dark purple color over the entire nail, then let it dry. After this, apply a clear coat of nail polish and cut out small pieces of gold leaf from a large sheet. Once you have these broken apart, grab them with a toothpick and drop them down onto the nail in the spot you want them to be. You can place around two leaves on each nail. do this for each leaf, then apply the clear coast of nail polish over ...

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: 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: 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: Remove acrylic nails quickly

In this video, the instructor shows us how to remove acrylic nails quickly and easily. First, remove some of the acrylic using a professional nail tool, you can find this online or at a beauty supply store. Next, take a big bowl of warm water and a small bowl of pure acetone. Soak your nail in each of these for a few minutes. After this, you should be able to gently push the acrylic nail off while it is still wet. Once you have removed the acrylic, brush your nail with cuticle oil to help pre...

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: Do Striped Gradient Nails

This nail design kind of reminds me of sunrise as well as of sunset at the same time! This nail art is not only incredibly stunning, but also so very easy that you would not believe it! I have shared the video link below for you to have a look and decide what you think of this nail polish design in gradient look for yourself!

How To: Paint your nails with brown and pink flowers

dark brown and pink white flowersdark and rich colors are used: brown, pink, white and green. firstly lightest color is used for the base polish then dark colors applied. first, with dark brown polish a simple curved line drawn on the nail from bottom to top then dark brown polish applied to fill the back part of the previous line. then put some white polish onto a white paper and use it with dotting tool to put flowers petals as a dot on to your nail. then with another dotting tool put dots ...

How To: Create red and gold acrylic nails

To create red and gold acrylic nails start by prepping a sanitizing your finger nails and applying the tips. after you have trimmed you nails to the desired length apply primer to you nail bed. With your brush gently apply the gold glitter to the tip of you nail and brush downwards toward your nail bed. Apply your red glitter the same way under your gold glitter. With your brush create what Jennisse calls a smile under the glitter to your liking. Cover your nail evenly with a thin layer of pi...

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: 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: 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 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...

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