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: Give yourself a manicure

More and more people are having regular manicures, and it's the sort of thing you can learn to do at home, This how to video shows a few simple rules that you can use to improve the appearance of your hands and nails. The basic equipment you'll need to complete the task are : A pack of cotton wool balls, some fingernail polish remover, 1 emery board, a nail trimmer, a cuticle remover, a bottle of fingernail polish, and some paper towels.

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 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: 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 nail art designs with striping tape

This video shows the viewer how to create an interesting nail pattern using minimal effort. This is done by first applying a base coat to the nail and then choosing a block color. Apply the color and then wait for it to dry completely. Then either add another color, or even 2 extra colors, and allow for this to dry. Then, select the type of striping tape you wish to use and stick it to the surface of the nail using the adhesive backing. Then trim the overhanging tape using cuticle nippers.

How To: Create white flake with flowers acrylic nails

In this video we can see the process of creating white flake with flowers on acrylic nails. First of all, gently remove or file off any old design or gel sealer. When the gel sealer and old design is removed, apply new white flake with flowers using a nail polish brush and designing device. Let it dry for some time. Then apply gel sealer and the rhinestone with the help of brush. Now the new beautiful design is ready. It really looks very nice.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Do acrylic nails with artificial tips

In this video series, watch as beauty practitioner and manicurist Kimberly Bornstein teaches how to do acrylic nails with artificial tips. Learn about sanitation, safety and supplies for acrylic nails, how to apply the acrylic nail with an artificial tip, how to clip the acrylic nail, how to buff and polish the acrylic nail, how to file the acrylic nail, how to do a French manicure, how to do free edge shapes and decals with acrylic nails, and how to remove acrylic nails.

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 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 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: 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: 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.

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