How To Apply Nail Polish
Applying nail polish is also art. Don’t skip this guide on how to apply nail polish. It is possible to get beautiful hand and nail in just few minutes. You will need some cotton balls and nail polish remover to get rid of the old nail polish. Take some nail polish remover on cotton ball and press it on nail for few seconds. Wipe out old nail polish with the same cotton. Make sure that you have removed entire nail polish residue properly. Do not use nail polish remover too often, as it can harm the nails and cuticles.
Remove cuticles Nail cuticles keep bacteria away from entering into body. Proper care of nail cuticles boost the growth of nail. Invest in the cuticle remover and cuticle stick also known as orange stick. Push your cuticles behind with cuticle stick after softening them with the help of the cuticle remover. Be careful while using cuticle remover, avoid applying force.
Shape your nails Make use of emery board to give a nice shape to your nails. Maintain one direction and file nail from corners to the center. Sharp-corner square nail shape is now in trend. Long and oval shape nail look stunning but you need to be extra careful with them. If you really want to save effort, time to manicure then rounded and short shape nails are for you. Just a few minute of filing and you will get the desired shape.
Clean your hands Soak your hand into warm soapy water to get your hands free of dust, old nail varnish remain, dead skin and oil. A few drops of lemon juice into warm water would be substitute to deep cleanse your hands. Dry the hands with towel. Now you are almost ready to get the nails painted.
Apply base coat You are on your way to get the glamorous nails. Varnish you finger nails, toe nails with nail gloss. Nail Gloss keeps your nails sparkling and moisturized.
Apply nail paint Now it is time to decorate the nails with color or texture of your choice. Combining two shades of colors can give wonderful effects. Multicolor shades can also be used to beautify nails. Start applying strokes of nail polish from the base and work upwards. To prevent nail enamel from getting damaged make sure that you wipe out excessive nail polish from tips of the nails. Let the first coat of nail polish dry before applying second coat. Application of two coats of nail paint gives smooth texture and makes it appear even. Let enamel dry completely. You can use blow dryer to dry the nail polish completely and save time.
Apply top coat Top coat is also called as sealer as it seals nail paint. Top coat prevents nail paint from cracking. Any transparent nail polish can be used to give top coat. Top coat will help the nail polish last longer.
Moisturize your hands Apply a good quality hand moisturizer to your hands, cuticles and skin around nails to protect them. Hand moisturizer is the essential thing to carry in your handbag, so your hands will never go dry.