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: Create candy cane nails for the holidays

Fun nails for the holidays! Learn how to create your own festive candy cane nails. First thing you do is apply a base coat. Let it dry and then apply a red base. Pain on the candy cane white stripes with white nail polish and a thin brush. Enjoy this candy cane nail tutorial! Great look for Christmas. Create candy cane nails for the holidays.

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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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 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: Do 3 techniques for a classic French manicure

Want to learn how to create a salon style French manicure at home? This how to video demonstrates three techniques to getting a salon quality French manicure at home. All you need is a base coat, a sheer pink nail polish, white nail polish, and a clear top coat. This look can be done on short and long natural nails as well as acrylic or artificial nails. Watch this manicure tutorial and you will be able to create a classic French manicure in your home.

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: Paint red and orange flowers on acrylic nails

What is better than wearing makeup? Cool colors on your nails with funky designs. Watch this Beauty & Style how to video to learn how to apply nail polish in the shape of flowers with a blue and green striped background on acrylic nails. Everyone is sure to love this unique flower nail design. The nail enamels you will need for the fancy nail look are: blue, blue green, red, orange, white, yellow gold.

How To: Paint a British flag nail decoration.

Check out this fun and funky way to decorate your nails with the Union Jack. This how to video demonstrates the technique used for decorating your nails with the stripes British flag. You will need blue, red, and white nail polish, a base coat, and a clear top coat. This look is great for long or short natural nails and acrylic or artificial nails. With this how to video you can apply the British flag Union Jack.

How To: Paint a funky black and white nail design

Learn how you can apply this funky black and white fingernail art with this manicure tutorial. You will need a base coat, finishing coat, a matte black nail polish, a matte white nail polish and a couple of toothpick. This is a beautiful, unique look for long or short natural nails as well as acrylic nails. Watch this how to video and you will be able to apply this black and white nail design.

How To: Paint a black and red flower nail design

Watch this instructional manicuring video to paint a a black and red flower on a single fingernail. You will need five different colors of nail polish. To complete this design, you must not let the nail polish dry. If you paint nail designs frequently, make sure to paint a protective coat before laying down any colored nail polish.

How To: Paint your nails with a wrapping paper design

In this brief instructional video, you'll watch as a nail expert shows you one of her best custom designs finished by using foil wrapping paper. This is great for people looking for something new and trendy that will add a little bit of pop to their already polished look. Be sure to pay attention to the many tips and tricks that this nail designer drops, otherwise you'll be headed for disaster! Remember, to make this nail-art work, your foil wrapping paper will have to be cut into very thin s...

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: 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...

Prev Page