DIY Manicure and Pedicure

22 Feb

Hey everyone! Today I want to give you all the basics of how to keep those fingernails and toenails healthy and looking good underneath your beautiful nail polish. Hear a few steps I go through to keep my nails clean, even, white and healthy.

manicureMANICURE:

Remove polish from your nails

File down and even out nails.

Soak nails in warm water with Epsom Salt or rubbing alcohol to soften hands and nail beds.

Trim cuticles along the finger with nail clipper and apply cuticle oil.

Apply light pressure to nail bed and push back cuticles along the edge of the bottom of the nail.

Buff nails gently. Wash hands to remove oils then polish as usual.

Washing feet

PEDICURE:

Remove nail polish from toenails.

Soak feet in warm water with Epsom Salt.

Dry feet, then buff heels and other hard area with a pumice stone to remove dead skin.

Exfoliate skin by using an exfoliation scrub or make your own with body wash mixed with salt.

Trim, file and buff nails.  Push cuticles back .

Rinse in water. Dry and buff nails with a nail brush.

Polish then moisturize with lotion.

 

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