How to do an at home manicure?

Do you like to have a perfect manicure at home? Everybody loves well groomed and freshly painted nails and how nice if you can spend a little time to do by yourself without paying a visit to the salon.

When I do my manicure at home I love to get in the mood by making my surrounding a little cozy. For that I light up a scented candle and play some of my favorite songs. It is nice to pamper yourself and have a little ‘me’ time every once in a while. This is how I do my manicure at home. Enjoy!

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Soak the nails in a bowl of warm water about 3 minutes to soften the cuticles.

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Dab excess water with a towel and push back the cuticles with a cuticle pusher gently and clip away the excess skin with cuticle nippers.

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Use the block buffer or multi-side buffer, work to bring a shine with the roughest side first and the smoothest last.

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File the nail to your desired length.

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Apply some cuticle oil and massage the cuticle. Wipe the nail with nail polish remover for a clean and oil free surface.

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Now we have come to the fun part. Apply a base coat then a nail color of your choice and top it off with a top coat. You are done!

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  • Wow! Sounds easy enough!