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French Manicure Elizabeth City NC

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Studio Nails
(252) 338-3333
1419 W Ehringhaus St Ste B
Elizabeth City, NC
Manicures And Pedicures By Cat
(252) 338-0045
400 S Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
The Final Touch Nail Salon
(252) 335-2330
330 Camden Cswy
Elizabeth City, NC
Star Nail Spa Salon
(252) 338-0833
1313 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Countryside Tanning
(252) 297-2600
1748 Belvidere Rd
Belvidere, NC
Nc Nails
(252) 335-9833
1016 W Ehringhaus St Ste AA
Elizabeth City, NC
Nails By Julie
(252) 338-8213
1502 W Ehringhaus St
Elizabeth City, NC
U S A Nail
(252) 335-9997
918 Halstead Blvd
Elizabeth City, NC
Rub & Buff Nail Spa The
(252) 426-8222
146 N Church St
Hertford, NC
Happy Nails
(252) 453-3612
109 Forbes Loop
Grandy, NC

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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