A French manicure is an extremely elegant look that still remains popular today. You can do it on your own finger nails or toe nails. It can be difficult if you don’t have steady hands – but it is possible if you practice and use the right materials. Give yourself at least an hour to complete this procedure.
1. Old polish
Make sure that you take all of your old nail polish off and wash your hands, getting rid of all of the excess acetone or dirt that tends to get caught under nails.
If you need to get rid of the dark tones that tend to stain the nail, you can use an orangewood stick with the end covered in cotton and dip it in nail polish, rubbing it along the edges.
Regardless of their length, clip the nail straight across in one direction and keep the corners rounded slightly. You are aiming for an oval squared shape; you can achieve this by using a filing with a fine grade side as well.
3. Cuticle remover
Next, use a cuticle remover in order to improve the look of cuticles. Also look into some creams that will help to improve the overall look of your nails and hands.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE