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: 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 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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: Create clear tips with white flakes acrylic nails

myglitternails teaches you how to create clear tips with white flakes acrylic nails. For this cosmetic procedure you will need long acrylic nails. Place those on your fingernails and attach using cosmetic adhesive. You can cut the corners of the fake nails with scissors, so they'll have a round end. Next you will apply a few drops of cosmetic adhesive and add some glitter. You can either place the glitter on the nails and leave to dry or you can place the glitter in a bowl and place the nail ...

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: 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 a pink to white fading effect nail look

Tired of boring one color nails? Check out this manicure tutorial that teaches you how to create a pink and white fading effect on your fingernails. You will need a base coat, bright pink nail polish, white nail polish, and a clear top coat. This is a beautiful look for short or long natural nails or acrylic and artificial nails. You can create this effect with any color nail polish. Watch this how to video and you can create a pink to white fading effect on your fingernails.

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: Create purple glitter with butterflies acrylic nails

In this tutorial, we learn how to create purple glitter with butterflies acrylic nails. To start, you will apply purple glitter acrylic to the top of the nail. After this, you will let the nail polish dry and then paint on four dots on the middle of the nail where it crosses into the clear part of the nail on the bottom. After this, paint on a butterfly to the corner of the nail or apply a butterfly applique. When this is finished adhering, you will be able to paint on the clear gloss to the ...

How To: Paint biker skull & crossbones nails

If you want to add interest to your nails, follow the steps in this video tutorial from Broadway Fashion Diva Nails. It shows you how to apply acrylic skulls, crossbones, and roses nails. The first step before application is to select nails that fit each of your fingers of one hand. Then, lay the nails out so that they are ready for application. Using pink gel glue, begin with your pinky finger. Utilize the tab to have control of the acrylic nail without actually holding the nail and getting ...

How To: Create impressionist style flowers nail art

Want to spice up your boring manicure? Check out this tutorial and learn how to paint impressionist style flowers on your nails. You will need a base coat, any two contrasting colors of nail polish, a toothpick and a clear top coat. This is a great look for long or short natural nails as well as acrylic or artificial nails. Watch this how to video and you will be able to apply impressionist style flowery nail art.

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: 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: 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: Paint blue & white corner flames on your nails

In this video, we learn how to paint blue and white corner flames on your nails. First, paint a pearl base on the nail and let it dry completely. Now, grab the black nail polish and paint waves on the nail going from the top to the bottom. Next, grab the white nail polish and do the same thing, making the mark next to the black marks. Let this dry, then grab light blue nail polish and fill it in on the corner of the nail. Let this design dry, then paint white on the blue to make small lines a...

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