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27 Nail Hacks For The Perfect DIY Manicure

27 Nail Hacks For The Perfect DIY Manicure
1. Use ice water to dry your nails in three minutes. Let them air dry for a couple minutes then dunk away. 2. Fix a broken nail using a teabag and nail glue. 3. Get the whole technique here. 4. Get the directions and supplies here. 5. 6. Just stick a pin into a pencil eraser. 7. 8. This will seal in the raw edge of the polish to prevent chipping. 9. Soak your nails in a solution of hot water, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda for about a minute. 10. Use an old paintbrush or an eyeliner brush (perhaps the felt tip of an old liquid liner that dried up?) 11. 12. This will help to distribute the glitter evenly and get the big chunks where you want them. Watch this video for a demonstration. 13. A thick coat of nail polish will only dry at the top layer, leaving your manicure vulnerable to smudges. 14. But be VERY careful! 15. Get the full directions here. 16. 17. Peel off towards the cuticle, not towards the nail. 18. 19. 20. A product called smudge repair works similarly. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26.

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Nail Art Alert: How to Get a Real Feather Manicure at Home (So Pretty!): Girls in the Beauty Department I bought these feathers a few weeks ago and I knew they'd make a gorgeous mani. Here's how to recreate the look. It'll cost you waaaay less than what you'd pay in the salon! You will need: A base color. How To Style a Fishtail Braid We love the look of fishtail braids! This trend is incredibly easy to style, even on your own hair. Kinsey and I photographed the steps so you can try it out for yourself... Here's how to style a fishtail braid... 1. Part your hair into two even sections. 2.

How to: Remove Sparkle Nail Polish (aluminum foil method) really works! Sooooo I've been obsessed with sparkle nail polish!! Especially OPI's Sparkle icious... Sparkles are so fun and pretty on your nails... Except they are a biaatch to remove. We've probably all been there scrubbing at our nails with a mountain of cotton pads building up. Well I randomly came across a couple blogs that show you a fret free method of taking off the thick coats of sparkly stuff on your nails.

Nail art tutorial nail art Nail art is everywhere right now, from the pages of top fashion magazines to the nails of that cool girl who works at the coffee shop on the corner. It’s even popping up on the red carpet (did you catch Zooey Deschanel’s tuxedo nail design at the Golden Globes this year?). Tutorials I don't create tutorials for every manicure I do, but if I have, this is where you'll find them! Explore the manicures and tutorials attached with them by clicking on the images below! If you try it out, let me know, I'd love to see your recreations. If there are any past manicures you'd like to see a tutorial for, drop me a line! The Digi Nails – A Hybrid Manicure I’ve been seeing lots of outrageous nail art lately on pinterest. One hot new product that’s really caught my eye is adhesive nail polish strips. I love the funky designs and bold colors with these products, but they’re usually a little spendy for me. I have a great alternative and I’m super-excited to share with you a really fun, new way to use digital scrapbooking supplies!

Owl Nail Art Tutorial For this design, you will need several colors of polish, I used OPI San-Tan-Tonio, Color Club Almost Famous, Color Club Twiggie, Sally Hanson Lacey Lilac and a Black and white. YOu will also need dotting tools, or your prefered method of making dots. I used a small detail brush for some elements, but you could also just use the dotting tools or a toothpick. I started with a base coat of San Tan Tonio, this color is prefection and a must have, in my opinion! I then used a large dotting tool to add two large circles connecting in the middle, this will make the mask for the owl, I used the same color and a detail brush to add the wings.

NAIL ART TUTORIAL: WRAPPED WITH A BOW « polishyoupretty Posted by polishyoupretty on 05/06/2012 · 5 Comments We at PYP are getting out girl on & what better way than with bows! We are constantly inspired by Wah Nails & they always have these adorable nails with polka dot bows so we thought we would give them a try! Step 1: After applying a base coat, paint nails with 2 coats of Misa – Pay Days are Happy Days. Pink And Black Plaid Tutorial A super quick and easy design today but one that I think looks really nice. If you have problems making straight lines my advice is get a very long striping bush, load it with paint and lay the brush on the nail then drag it off. Instead of trying to draw a line the brush will do it for you.

DIY Drippy Nails We were immediately inspired the moment we saw bare nails with blood-like, drippy polish accompany Prabal Gurung‘s spring collection at New York Fashion Week. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays and thus, the timing couldn’t have been better to recreate this deliciously daring DIY for our phalanges. Though a more vampy, burgundy color went down the runway, I went for more vibrant red . . . but the best part about this tutorial is that you can make it your own with just about any color, for any season! You’ll need: Dip the toothpick into the nail polish bottle so that the tip collects a round bead of polish. Place the bead of polish on a bare nail and drag it upwards, creating a tapered line.

Home Spa Recipe Treatments - Natural Beauty Recipes at WomansDay Who says you have to spend a fortune on pricey organic beauty products to reap the benefits of nature’s best ingredients? Some of the finest all-natural beauty remedies can be whipped up at home using basic items you probably already have in your kitchen. To give you some ideas, we got beauty experts to share their favorite “recipes” for curing common skin and hair gripes using equally common pantry staples. So go whip open the cabinet doors, tally up what you’ve got in there and get cookin’—in a matter of minutes, you’ll look good enough to eat. 1. PotatoesFrench fries may not be great for your thighs, but raw potatoes make for an excellent skin-brightening scrub, says Shobha Tummala, owner of the Shobha salons in New York City.

tutorials We get a lot of emails asking how to use brushes correctly so I hope this helps you out a little! A brow brush is designed to be stiff and angled for a reason. And we use the slanted edge to shade and the tip of the edge to outline. Put those components together and a brow brush is quite frankly a thing of perfection! Make Your Own Nail Decals Have you ever wanted to make detailed designs on your nails but never have been able to, because painting with your non dominant hand is so difficult? Well I have a trick for you to make your own nail decals! The decal I will be making is a Whinny the Pooh one, but you can do it with anything. I'm just going to show you how to make nail decals in general. What you will need:

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