Introduction: How to Paint Your Nails Perfectly

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Click here if you want to learn how to paint your nails like a pro this will include a strategy that helped me on the way as well! along with the do's and don'ts on how to paint your nails!!:)

The Materials:

Nail polish

Nail file


Cotton swabs

And a Top coat or clear nail polish

Step 1: Step 1: Getting Started

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Start off by getting out all of your supplies, in the meantime moisturize you hand and file your nails slightly.

*TIP*make sure to massage your cuticles for a cleaner look :)

Step 2: Step 2: Cleaning

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Get out your nail polish remover and your cotton swabs get a little remover onto the cotton swab and remover any thing from your nail by rubbing lightly until old polish is off or anything els comes off.

Step 3: Step 3: Painting

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Next get out your nail polish and open the lid, wipe one side of the brush on the neck of the bottle, turn the brush around and tap the brush very lightly on the neck of the bottle as well.N ow you have the perfect amount of nail polish!

Step 4: Step 4: Technique

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Start by painting a vertical line down the center of the nail making sure not to touch the skin around the nail if you do make sure you get your nail polish remover out and wipe the polish on your skin right away.

Step 5: Step 5: Second Stripe

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You don't have to wait until the first stripe is dry move right on! Now repeat step three BUT make sure to place the brush on the right of the first vertical stripe and over lap this stripe with the other one.Now repeat this step but place the next stripe to the left!

*TIP* make sure to avoid getting polish n your skin if your do get your nail polish remover and GET RID OF IT!

Step 6: Step 6: Finished Results!

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Finally you can get out your clear top coat and paint over top of your dry nail, Now you are done i hope you found these steps helpful and will use them again ;)

*TIP* if you want with the top coat you can repeat all of the steps to get a perfect result!


kaitlyn123456 (author)2016-02-22

Awsome job Emma!!! ( kaitlyn)

rachelnichole (author)2016-02-05

awesome! say goodbye to messy nails, the answer is here! :)

rachelnichole (author)2016-02-05

awesome! say goodbye to messy nails, the answer is here! :)

rachelnichole (author)2016-02-05

I loved your fun and creative way of showing your love for nails ( from Maddy & Rachel

kaitlyn123456 (author)2016-02-04

Good job Emma!!

tomatoskins (author)2016-02-04

Very informative! Congratulations on your first instructable! I can't wait to see what else you share!

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