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French Manicure West Des Moines IA

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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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Pro Nails
(515) 457-8445
5004 Ep True Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Hollywood Nails
(515) 221-1278
1551 Valley West Dr Ste 202
West Des Moines, IA
Elegant Nails
(515) 270-0633
11086 Hickman Rd
Clive, IA
Helen's Nails
(515) 440-2555
7450 Bridgewood Blvd Ste 220
West Des Moines, 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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Today Nails
(515) 222-9013
1960 Grand Ave Ste 13
West Des Moines, IA
A Plus Nails
(515) 221-3777
12871 University Ave
Clive, IA
Glamour Nails & Spa
(515) 221-3131
213 63rd St
West Des Moines, IA
Helen's Nails
(515) 267-8181
9753 University Ave
Clive, 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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