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 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 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: 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

The first step in removing acrylic from nails is to cut nails down with clippers. Next file off gel sealer and seventy percent of acrylic with file or nail dimmer. The demonstrator then cut ten squares of foil, one for each nail. After the foil is completed cut cotton rounds into four pieces. You will only need two and a half cotton rounds. Using one hundred percent acetone saturate each cotton piece that you cut. Place saturated cotton pieces on each finger and then wrap securely with foil. ...

How To: Paint your nails with a neon pink and black design

This video illustrates how to paint the nails with a neon pink and black design. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all remove any previous nail paint applied.Step 2: Now apply primer on the nails for the nail paint to stay longer.Step 3: Now take neon pink paint and apply it on the nails and let it dry.Step 4: Take black paint and apply it in in geometrical design over the pink nail paint. Let it dry.Step 5: Apply polka dots in black over the nail paint. Here you are ready with th...

How To: Paint nails in a neon yellow and orange art design

This video will illustrate us how to paint our nails in neon yellow and orange art design. Here are the following steps:Step 1: first off all take nail paint remover and rub your nails with it to remove any previous application .Step 2: Now take the neon yellow paint and apply a very thin coat of this paint on all the nails. Now let it dry.Step 3: Again take the yellow paint and apply the second coat.Step 4: Now take the orange paint and apply polka dots of ths pain t on all the nails. Let it...

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: 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: 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: Create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras

In this tutorial, we learn how to create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras. First, paint your nails purple and let them dry. After this, apply a dark green polish over half of the purple and let it dry. On your ring finger, paint it a pearl white and let it dry. Then, grab a glitter gold color and apply a line in between the green and purple on the other nails. Now, draw a mask on the white nail with a black nail polish. Color the mask in with the purple and green, then add glitter to it. W...

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: Paint your nails with a colorful checker art design

This video is about how to paint your nails with a colorful checker art design. The first thing that you will have to do is to apply the hydrating base coat on your nail. After putting the hydrating base coat on your nail, get a piece of paper for you to place the black nail polish. After placing the black nail polish on the paper, use the dotting tool and place a series of zigzags on the nail. The next step is to fill in the zigzags depending on the color you want. After filling in, make a s...

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 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: Paint your nails blue with white stripes & yellow dots

Want a change from your boring manicure? Learn how to apply dark blue nail polish with white stripes and yellow dots with this tutorial. You will need a base coat, a blue black nail polish, white nail polish, yellow nail polish, and a clear top coat. This fun look takes a steady hand and a bit of practice. With this how to video you will be able to create these pretty dark blue nails with white stripes and yellow dot nail art.

How To: Do acrylic nails at home

If you're a fan of some nail looks, but can't grow the nails required for them, consider doing acrylic nails. With a few tools, you can create great nail looks at home! Watch this video and follow along with Hanh as she shows you how you, too, can do this as easily as pie.

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: 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...

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