Some girls go for a manicure to the salon, not because they are too lazy to do this simple procedure at home, but because of inability to properly paint nails. Flowing down the edges of the lacquer, stained fingers, bubbles and uneven coating — all these problems can be avoided if you know a few secrets.
Apply vaseline to fingers
To nail polish did not spread beyond the nail plate, lubricate the skin around the nail with vaseline — the excess nail polish on a fat basis will dry, and will be removed by cloth! It is important not to get vaseline in the nail and carefully degrease with alcohol solution and a cotton swab.
Use a white base
A brilliant life hack for those who can not uniformly apply the varnish and paint over the nail at the edges. Just first apply a base layer of white color — on this background it will be easier to see all unchanged plots.
Warm the bottle of varnish between your palms
Do you know why at the time of applying varnish there are small air bubbles? Bet your struggling was shaking a jar instead of warm and carefully rub it between the palms.
Start painting from the middle of the nail
When you start to paint nails, do not try immediately to get the brush close to the cuticle: the excess varnish will drain immediately, and all you’ll get is a stain on the skin. First, place a dot in the middle of the nail, “stretch” that drop towards the cuticle to cover the base, and then go down to the tips.
Make a “moon” manicure by using a stencil
Topical for several seasons “moon” manicure you can do yourself, using a stencil in the form of circles. Stick them on your finger to close the cuticle area, and just paint your nails as usual. Ready!
Do french manicure using simple elastic bands
To do a French manicure for those who are not friends with polish and a brush, will help ordinary pencil eraser — secure it around your finger so that it was possible to paint over the tip of the nail without touching the nail plate. Believe me, it is much easier than a stencil or a futile attempt to draw the French flick of the wrist.
Buy special stick for removing nail polish
If you have followed our advice, but still are unable to apply the coating smoothly, don’t worry! Especially for people like you and many of us invented polish remover sticks — making use of them many times better than regular q-tips. Most important, cover the entire nail plate evenly, and with the surplus you will cope.