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French Manicure Marion IA

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Paris Nails
(319) 395-7997
5508 Blairs Forest Way NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Hollywood Nail
(319) 377-9799
4858 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Secret Nail
(319) 364-0677
3519 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Nail Lovers Spa & Tan
(319) 395-0944
4444 1st Ave NE Ste 224
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Rosa Nail
(319) 261-0997
212 Edgewood Rd NW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Nail City
(319) 832-1535
6905 C Ave NE Ste C
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Regal Nails
(319) 393-3323
2645 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Golden Nails
(319) 261-0725
4111 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Diamond Nails And Spa
(319) 373-9799
4701 1st Ave SE Ste 3
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Sun Tan & Nails
(319) 390-0356
4346 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 

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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