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French Manicure Scarborough ME

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Nail Pro
(207) 885-0044
605 US Route 1 Ste 11
Scarborough, ME
 
Avalon Nail & Spa
(207) 774-9335
29 Western Ave Ste 4
South Portland, ME
 
Nails Tc
(207) 775-4471
364 Maine Mall Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Lee Nails
(207) 283-4804
143 Main St
Saco, ME
 
Makeup Shop
(207) 828-0101
209 Western Ave Unit B
South Portland, ME
 
Fashion Nails
(207) 883-1600
152 US Route 1 Ste 9
Scarborough, ME
 
Today's Nails
(207) 741-4033
50 Market St Ste 20
South Portland, ME
 
Millenia Nails & Spa
(207) 773-5700
415 Philbrook Ave Ste 130
South Portland, ME
 
Nail Co
(207) 799-6245
740 Broadway Ste 400
South Portland, ME
 
Nail Time
(207) 347-5062
265 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 

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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