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French Manicure Iowa City IA

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Secret Nails
(319) 339-9170
1644 Sycamore St
Iowa City, IA
Modern Nails Inc
(319) 625-3003
1451 Coral Ridge Ave Ste 116
Coralville, IA
Estilo Salon and Day Spa
(515) 727-4980
2715 86th Street
Urbandale, IA
Haircut / Style, Hair Color, Highlights / Lowlights, Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Massage, Body Treatments, Hair Removal

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Serenity Nail Salon
(515) 232-3334
1310 S Duff Ave Ste 107
Ames, IA
Happy Nails
(515) 957-9685
3418 8th St SW
Altoona, IA
Elite Nails
(319) 354-4517
205 E Burlington St
Iowa City, IA
Digits Nail Salon
(319) 626-2135
175 Highway 965 NE Ste 3
North Liberty, IA
Dawn Frye Salon & Day Spa
(515) 205-0523
2501 128th Street
Urbandale, IA
Haircut / Style, Hair Color, Highlights / Lowlights, Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Massage, Body Treatments

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Solo Nails
(563) 556-0292
555 John F Kennedy Rd Ste 290
Dubuque, IA
Regal Nails
(641) 424-6545
4151 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
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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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