October 18, 2009

Manicure your nails at home




Caring for nails is equally important as taking care and pampering all the other body parts. They just don't enhance the beauty but also reflect one's health. Many health specialists can guess a person's diseases with the color and texture of one's nails. In easiest way it can be said that eating healthy food and keeping the nails clean and cut properly keeps them in good condition.


Yes, you can manicure your nails at home by using the following tips:


Remove the already coated nail polish from the nails with a good branded nail polish remover. Avoid using acetone on nails; many women use it to remove nail polish because it cheap but it damages the outer layer of the nails so one should invest in a recognized brand's nail polish remover.
After removing the nail polish soak the nails with a mild solution in water for 5 minutes. Wash them off and massage with some vitamin E enriched cream or cuticle based cream on the nails and with the help of the cuticle cutter, which is specifically made to remove the dead skin, removes the cuticles from the nails. Wipe the cream or oil off with a napkin or cotton ball. Now cut and shape the nails in a way and size you want.


Cutting and shaping the nails after soaking them up is easier because it makes the nails soft and easy to shape. Now you can apply base coat of the nail polish on your nails and then apply the polish. To give the final touch to your nails and to lock the nail fastens the nail polish with a transparent coat on it. It keeps the color stay for longer on the nails. When the nail color dries 3/4 th way, then soak the nails in chilled water for few minutes. It will lock the color on the nails for longer time. Now massage your nails with a light moisturizer and your hands are ready to make everybody jealous with their fabulous look.


Shaping and cutting nails perfectly needs a little practice and patience. To learn it perfectly one can get it done once by a professional expert and can do it at home with one's own home manicure kit. If the nails have become yellow with the excessive use of nail colors then on should rub the lemon peel on the nails and should leave the juice on them for a while. One should stop applying nail colors for the time being to get the natural white and bright color of the nails.

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