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All you will need to give yourself a traditional manicure

The purpose of traditional manicure is to give the hand a tended, maintained look. Traditional manicure involves several procedures such as cuticle removal, shaping and filing and then polishing the nails. All these procedures require certain products and tools in order to be properly done. Here is ...

The six steps of creating manicure

  Step 1 Traditional manicures begin with removing all remnants of old nail polish. In order to do that, soak a cotton ball with some nail polish remover and wipe your nails individually starting at the cuticles and moving outward. Do not rub too hard. If there are some areas where the old polish ...
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How to decorate your nails yourself

Preparation: If you have old nail polish on your nails – remove it. Rub the cuticles with softening lotion and gently push them back. Apply nail strengthener. Don’t forget to seal the nail at the tip with the application of each layer of nail polish. Do this by tracing your nail polish brush over ...

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History of manicure

The word manicure comes from a combination of the Latin words “manus” – hand and “cura” – care. The art of manicure has an ancient history. Today, manicure means a system for hand care, which includes skin and nail care, medical treatments and procedures, painting techniques and even fake ...
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Decorating your nails at home

Nails are a big part of a lady’s image, so if a woman wants to look nice, she should not forget to take care of this important and noticeable detail. You don’t need to go to an expensive salon to get your nails done you can do them at home and give them your special touch, so that they become an ...
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Are nail polish removers dangerous?

Nail polish remover does not only have unpleasant smell, but also a few just as unpleasant side-effects. Popular opinion states that nail polish removers which do not contain acetone are harmless.
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The most common myths about manicure

Myth #1 – You should not file your nails back and forth because this leads to cracking. You should only file your nails in a single direction. Actually, back and forth filing of the nails is completely harmless if you use a 240 grit file or finer.
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