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22 Diagrams To Help You Perfect Your Manicure Skills


Manicures are something where we could all admittedly use a helping hand. Some of us aren’t masters of the manicure, and that’s no big deal because there are tons of diagrams, hacks and tutorials on the internet that will help you become a seasoned pro at making the best manicures you can. But you don’t have to worry about scouring through the deep ends of the internet to find them because we have some for you here.

Here are some diagrams and life hacks for perfecting your manicure skills

1. Invest in the proper tools first

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Source: Nail Art For Beginners

2. Decide on the shape of your nails

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Source: EYE HEART polish

3. Remove any polish you may have using rubbing alcohol, vinegar or lemon juice


Source:Budget Savvy Diva

4. If you want, you can create this easy nail polish remover using a sponge and one of those remover options


Source: Indian Beauty Journal

5. If you have stubborn gel polish, soak some gauze in acetone then wrap aluminum foil around your nails

After 5-7 minutes it should come off easily


Source: AT HOME IN THE northwest

6. Apply vaseline around the edge of your nails so you can easily clean them up later


Source: Tips For Her

7. Here’s how to apply polish properly


Source: lacquerized

8. The basic manicure.


Source:the beauty department

9. It’s quite important to take good care of your nails


Source: MC Spa Orlando |  visually

10. A sponge is perfect for an ombre manicure


Source: MAKEUP.com

11. You can use corn starch for a matte finish



12. You can use tape to create geometric patterns


Source:Oooh, Shinies!

13. Thinner tape is good for more intricate patterns


Source: Instagram Nail Stories | @vanessa_carinaa

14. Tape can also help you achieve a great traditional French mani

Source: Happy House and Home


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15. If all else fails, you can use reinforcement stickers to guide you


Source: Easy Homestead | Happy House and Home

16. You can mix different amounts of white polish and your favorite shade for a cool fade effect


Source: Creating Laura

17. A fan brush is good at making layered stripes


Source: YouTube Simple Nail Art Design | BEAUTYLISH BEAUTYLISH YouTube | Simple Nail Art Design

18. Sharpies are good for lettering or smaller designs. As long as they’re black, anyway


Source:Lyndar The Merciless 

19. If you want some more color, you can use a gold sharpie on black or white polish


Source: Kristin Ess | the beauty department

20. If you lack some drawing skills, you can use a metallic leaf for designs


Source: Kristin Ess | the beauty department

21. If you want polka dots, bobby pins are perfect

Bobby pins make perfect polka dots.



22. Use this DIY cuticle oil to keep your cuticles healthy


Source: Julep

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