Nail Care

Tips for a Perfect Manicure

French Manicures: Hot or Not?
French Manicures: Hot or Not?

Leaving the rest, manicure lover dreams of her fashion statement. Are you going for the French manicure? Pale pink polish with white tips is a classic form of French manicure. This look even makes the nails look longer. The pale shades are correct for serious situations such as attending a job interview.

 

Gel and Shellac can take a Beating
Gel and Shellac can take a Beating

Sometimes your crazy hobbies can wreck your nails. Giving a gel or shellac manicure can give you chip-free and shiny nails that last for 2 – 3 weeks. Both these types need many layers of polish which need curing under a special lamp. also, these nails require a professional to remove these tough polishes.

 

Perform a Skin Check for Sizzling Color
Perform a Skin Check for Sizzling Color

Will cherry red shade make your appearance sizzling hot or vampire-pale? The answer for this is in your skin tone. For skin with yellow or olive undertones, choose white or buff, corals or chocolates. For blue undertones, choose deep violet, pinkish, fuchsia or cherry red shades. You can even test shades on a clear tape stuck to your nail.

 

Let Nail Shape Compliment your Hand
Let Nail Shape Compliment your Hand

Should your nails be long and pointy or short and square? You can shape them oval which suits most of the hands. If you want to have softer look, shape them round. If your nails are long, try shaping them square as they turn to be the best. Pointed shape makes your fingers look longer.

 

Wear Sunscreen
Wear Sunscreen

Always apply a sunscreen to stay away from risk of wrinkles and skin cancer that may arise from manicure. Placing your hands under a UV lamp frequently can cause the risk. Allow drying of your nails naturally and rub a broad spectrum sunscreen on your hands.

 

Quick Fix for a Chip or Smudge
Quick Fix for a Chip or Smudge

A chip or a smudge after manicure may leave you mad. However, there is no point of worrying. Put some acetone nail remover on the spot and smooth it. When it dries away, fill the area with some matching shade. Then apply a new coat of polish on the complete nail and apply a clear top coat. Let it dry.

 

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