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French Manicure Kalamazoo MI

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Princess Nails
(269) 488-3333
5462 Gull Rd Ste 1a
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Ok Nails
(269) 349-1350
514 Piccadilly Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Nails Care
(269) 388-7635
5039 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Glamour Nails
(269) 384-6757
5310 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Vicki Nails
(269) 324-1488
7628 S Westnedge Ave Ste A
Portage, MI
 
Regal Nails
(269) 345-0633
6065 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Fancy Nails
(269) 353-5858
1381 S Drake Rd Ste F
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Regal Nail Salon
(269) 353-8034
501 N 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Regal Nail Salon
(269) 329-1779
8350 Shaver Rd
Portage, MI
 
Millenium Nails
(269) 323-9377
6650 S Westnedge Ave Ste 150
Portage, MI
 

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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