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: 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 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: Create Halloween inspired skull nails

In this video, we learn how to create Halloween inspired skull nails. First, apply a base coat to the nails before applying anything else. After this, apply a black nail polish to the entire nail and allow it to dry. Now, take a silver nail polish, and draw a skull shape onto the nail. Use your black nail polish to create the eyes in the skull, then use a nail brush to create the shape of the head and bones underneath the skull. Let the nail dry, then repeat this on all your nails for a spook...

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 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: 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 your nails in a red, black, and silver art theme

This video explains how to paint your nails in a red, black and silver art theme. The instructor begins by showing off her finished nails and the different colors she had chosen to use for her own nails. The instructor asks the user to choose the solid color and highlighting color to use, it is also necessary to choose various types of glitter to use as well. The color red is first used to color just the part of the nail away from the finger and then rhinestones are then used to decorate the ...

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 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: 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 Rihanna-inspired tiger print nails

Julie teaches the secrets of creating tiger print nails inspired by Rihanna. You will need: a base coat, top coat, nail polish of gold, black and copper colors. First apply a base coat of your choice to the nails and let it dry. Now apply a gold color nail polish on the base coat. Use a copper color nail polish and fill in the tip of your nails as shown. Now use a black color nail polish to draw the tiger stripes. Start drawing a triangle and end up with a line in crooked directions to get ti...

How To: Paint smiley face nails

For those who would like to have fun, interestingly designed nails, this video shows how to paint smiley face nails. After applying a base coat, mix a plain matte bright yellow and a plain matte white nail polish together on a piece of paper. This will create a lighter shade of yellow. Apply the lighter yellow mixture to the nails. After applying two coats and allowing them to dry, use a black nail polish to draw the eyes and mouth of the smiley face. This will give you a cute and stylish des...

How To: Do Indian Wedding Nails - No Tools!

Yes, the Indian wedding season is just around the corner, and I am going crazy with excitement! Check this super easy Indian Wedding Nails by superwowstyle for Bindi nail designs. And do not worry, this is totally a No Tools Nail Art, and perfectly easy for even those who are not used to doing their nails!

How To: Do Back-to-School Nails

Looking for some nice and easy back to school nail art designs? Here I have created one such look for you all, using cute nail polish colors and some acrylic. This look is very easy to create and can also be worn on special school events like teachers day, or for college nail art designs on college events!

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