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: Paint your nails in a pink and purple french manicure

In this video, we learn how to paint your nails in a pink and purple French manicure. Start off by cleaning your nails from any dust, debris, or colors. Then, you will paint on black to one side of your nail with a fine tip brush. After this has dried, paint pink on the other side of the nail, a pink glitter color would be the best. Next, you will wait for this to dry and then paint on a white line in between these two colors. From here, you will apply three small rhinestones with nail glue t...

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: Paint a neon nail polish design

In this how-to video you learn how to apply neon color nail polish. The process begins by applying a base white coat and allowing it to dry. You use white because it brings out the neon the best. Once you have the base coat you begin applying the neon colors in any design of your choosing. If you use an outline it helps solidify your design and the results are much clearer. The entire process takes about six to seven minuets and is perfect for teenage girls.

How To: Paint your nails with a bohemian flower design

This instructional video gives you step-by-step directions on painting Bohemian-style flowers on your finger nails. The instructor starts by painting a turquoise base coat. She then shows you how to make a color fade by applying the nail polish to a makeup sponge, pressing it onto the nail, and then apply a glitter polish over the entire nail. After

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: 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: 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 red hot lips nail polish design

Julieg713 is a nail art expert. Check out her nail art tutorials on WonderHowTo (Search Julieg713). Her nail art looks are fun & pretty, not to mention well demonstrated. This nail polish video demonstrate how to create a red hot lips nail polish design. Watch this video to learn how to recreate this nail art look.

How To: Paint a purple & gold French tip manicure

In this video, they show you how to do French nails with purple and gold tips. The nail polish used for the gold color is Ooh La La. The nail polish used for the purple color is N.Y.C. You also need a clear nail polish for a base coat as well as a skinny brush in order to paint the French nails with it. The base coat used is a Maybelline nail polish. You first apply a base of clear nail polish. Then you apply the purple nail polish to the tips. Using the brush, you apply the gold stripes. Fin...

How To: Do Houndstooth Nails

This is a very easy superwowstyle Houdstooth Nails design video . Everybody has seen this pattern design somewhere or the other in their lives. They are everywhere, starting from clothes, to bags, to shoes- this is a design that is made fabrics really stand out !

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: 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: Create pink and white acrylic nails

First, prep the nails. Apply the white tips to the end of your nail. Use a nail clipper to clip the edges and a nail file to round the edges so they are not pointy. Next, apply primer to the bed of the nail. Then apply white acrylic with a brush to the tips that you put on earlier. Use the brush to make sure it fits the shape you want. Next, apply nail polish on the nail bed until it is the same height as the acrylic. File the edges down again if needed. Coat with transparent pink mix (a mixt...

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: 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: Apply a two-toned dot, sparkle, & rhinestone manicure

Nail artist Anna designed this spotted, dotty, and luminous manicure to be colorful and eye-catching. The spots are two-toned, and almost like an animal print, but done in blue. Flat sparkles and rhinestones add a lovely finishing touch. Watch this video nail art tutorial and learn how to create a two-toned dot, sparkle and rhinestone manicure out of white and two distinct shades of blue nail polish.

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: 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: Paint a rainbow French tip nail manicure

Colorful fingers really look amazing and nothing stays colorful like rainbow tipped finger nails. Going to the nail salon can get expensive and at times can be unneeded, as they aren't always perfect. I will show you how you can make your own rainbow tipped finger nails from the comfort of your own home. Whether you are a perfectionist about your nails or if you are fine with a little unevenness about your finger polish, follow this video and you will have amazing rainbow tip finger nails.

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: Apply purple nail polish with shimmer powder

This nail decoration tutorial teaches you how to apply shimmer powder to your nails. It is difficult to apply shimmer powder evenly, but with this how to video it should become a bit easier. This is a great look for short or long natural nails as well as acrylic nails. With this manicure video you will be able to neatly apply shimmer powder and purple nail polish.

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