This quick and simple technique shows viewers how to acquire a good manicure. After washing your hands and removing any existing nail polish, mix oil and sugar in a bowl and put it aside while filing your nails. Scrub the oil and sugar mixture over your hands and then submerge your nails in hot water for a few minutes. Push back any cuticles you may have and massage your hands in oil. Wet a damp cloth and put it in the microwave for a few seconds, then wrap it around your hands. If desired, add nail polish. This technique will ensure that you have nice, beautiful nails in order to have a professional-looking manicure that can be done at home.