Style Guide: Try a “Doing It Yourself” Manicure

Friday, July 19, 2013 · No Comments

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If you want to avoid the trip to the nail salon, try an at home manicure. It’s simple and the results are worth the effort. I’ve been painting my own nails since I was teenager, so DIY mani’s are an every weekend kind of deal for me.

Step 1

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Clip , clean and get your cuticles in check.

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Wash your hands and then clip and file your nails to your desired length and shape. Next, clean up your cuticles.

Step 2

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Apply a clear base coat

Step 3

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Next, pick out your favorite nail color of the season.

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Then apply two coats of that polish

Step 4

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Add a shiny top coat

Step 5

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Go back with a q-tip and a cap full of nail polish remover to get rid of an imperfections.

Step 6

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Let your nails dry and then moisturize your hands with lotion.

If you plan to try a manicure this weekend, grab these items below to get started.

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