Hot Nails & Manicure How-Tos

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: 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: 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 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: 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 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 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 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: 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: 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: Repair broken fingernails

Learn how to repair broken fingernails! You will need to purchase an instant nail repair kit. It should come with polish remover, nail tape, nail glue, and clear polish. First place a little bit of glue right where the slit is. Press the nail together so that it seals. Once it has dried a little, place the clear tape over the break. Next you will place a clear polish on top of the nail tape. Clean up the polish around the sides. Now your nails are ready to be polished in any color that you like.

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: 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: 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 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 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: 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 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 purple nail polish with shimmer powder

This nail decoration tutorial teaches you how to apply shimmer powder to your nails. It is difficult to apply shimmer powder evenly, but with this how to video it should become a bit easier. This is a great look for short or long natural nails as well as acrylic nails. With this manicure video you will be able to neatly apply shimmer powder and purple nail polish.

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.

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