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French Manicure West Lafayette IN

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Nail Boutique The
(765) 449-4966
2111 Main St
Lafayette, IN
 
Uv Nails
(765) 497-0785
1040 Sagamore Pkwy W # B
West Lafayette, IN
 
Star Nails
(765) 463-9955
500 Sagamore Pkwy W Ste 4n
West Lafayette, IN
 
Top Nails
(765) 446-1005
3612 State Road 38 E
Lafayette, IN
 
Pro Nails
(765) 448-1186
2525 Maple Point Dr
Lafayette, IN
 
L A Nail Salon
(765) 449-0945
311 Sagamore Pkwy N
Lafayette, IN
 
Happy Nails
(765) 743-4280
135 S Chauncey Ave Ste 1i
West Lafayette, IN
 
Avis Nails
(765) 449-9758
2415 Sagamore Pkwy S Ste F8a
Lafayette, IN
 
Regal Nails
(765) 446-2656
4205 Commerce Dr
Lafayette, IN
 
Vs Nails
(765) 447-6245
3861 State Road 26 E Ste H
Lafayette, IN
 

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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