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French Manicure Albany NY

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Nail Tech
(518) 437-0936
550 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Nail Top
(518) 426-3018
334 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Top Nails
(518) 427-9888
192 Lark St
Albany, NY
 
Us Nails
(518) 218-0792
1813 Western Ave
Albany, NY
 
Nail Art
(518) 452-1440
120 Washington Avenue Ext Ste 50
Albany, NY
 
Lily's Nails
(518) 459-1525
400 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Vogue Nail
(518) 438-1849
579 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY
 
Tip To Toe Nails
(518) 690-0043
1656 Western Ave Ste 2
Albany, NY
 
Lee Nails
(518) 464-9990
120 Washington Avenue Ext Ste 43
Albany, NY
 
Pinky Nails
(518) 435-1689
141 Everett Rd
Albany, NY
 

How To Do a French Manicure

French Manicures and Pedicures

Tools Needed:
Rubbing Alcohol
Nail Brushes
Nail Files
Manicure Scissors
Nail Buffers
Cotton Swabs
Nail Clippers
French Manicure Kits
Manicure Kits
Nail Cleaners
Step One

Hit the drugstore or beauty supply center to pick up your tools: base/top coat, tip guide strips, neutral polish and white polish. Neutral polishes are very pale, sheer shades with a pink, beige or peach cast. Consider kits that offer everything in one convenient box.

Step Two

Clip, file and shape your nails. Tend to your cuticles, then wash and dry your nails completely. Apply the base/top coat and let it dry.

Step Three

Peel off a guide strip and affix it below the tip of a nail, following its natural curve. The guide will allow you to paint an even white tip with ease and precision.

Step Four

Decide where to place the guide strips based on the length of your nails. In general, the longer the nail, the longer the white tip should be. Make sure that the arch of the guide is smooth and rounded and that the tip lengths are all relatively consistent.

Step Five

Paint each nail tip white, extending the brush stroke from the top of the guide to the end of the nail. Take care not to get any white polish on the body of the nail below the guide. Let the tips dry.

Step Six

Remove all the guides. Dissolve leftover adhesive by rubbing it gently with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.

Step Seven

Apply two coats of the neutral polish, letting ...

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