Just because the nail salons are closed right now doesn't mean you can't have beautiful nails. We've compiled our favorite manicure tips to help you achieve beautiful nails from home.
Before We Start
- Soak your hands in warm water for 5-10 minutes. This softens the extra skin around the nail bed, making it easier to trim
- Cut and file your nails to the desired length and shape. Trim excess skin around the nail bed.
- Paint your nails with a base coat at this time.
Use strips of tape to help create clean lines. Make sure that your tapes sticky enough to not let any nail polish seep paste it.
The end of a toothpick or ballpoint pin makes a nice circle. Combine circles to make flowers or just dots. Experiment with different circular tips to find the right size for your preference.
It's hard to mess up abstract shapes, just paint! Let your inner Jackson Pollack shine.