Tips for Manicure – Procedural Steps

 Purpose of manicure

  • Cleaning and reshaping nails, treating the cuticals
  • Exfoliation to remove dead skin cells from hands
  • Stimulate the blood flow and improvement in flexibility of the hands and wrist
  • Discourages wrinkling of the skin on the hand, which is one of the first body part to show the sign of aging

Things that you will need

  1. Nail polish remover
  2. Liquid soap
  3. Oil or cream
  4. Warm water
  5. Antiseptic lotion
  6. Nail polish
  7. Nail cutter
  8. Nail filer
  9. Orange stick
  10. Cuticle pusher
  11. Nail brush

1. Clean up old nail polish using acetone dipped cotton

2. Reshape the nail using nail cutter and nail-filer
3. Dip your hands in luke warm water for 10-15 minutes to which liquid soap or shampoo is added

4. Wash your hands with cold water and then wipe fingers with a soft towel

5. Clean the nail using orange stick and cotton dipped in antiseptic lotion

6. Buff the cuticle with some cream

7. Push the cuticle back gently and carefully using cuticle pusher

8. Massage your hands for five minutes
Now apply the first coat of nail polish, it is better if you apply a base coat then the nail color you want, and when it gets dried use top coat. It will not only give your nails extra finish, but will also support the color of your nail polish.

10. When the first coat of polish is dried and hard apply the second coat. Do not dab but stroke in on with three even strokes starting at the base and sweeping up to the top.

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