Basic Mani Skills

The worst possible nail offense a girl could commit is to go out with a beautiful mani and have horribly kept nails. Before you paint your nails, follow these steps and you will be safe from the Beauty Police!

1) Materials

You will need a few things-


From left- cuticle pusher, nail clippers, nail cleaner, nail file, buffing block.

2) Wash your hands.

Get rid of the dirt and grime of the day. Don’t forget to moisturize!

3) Clip and file your nails.

I like to do a square shape, but it’s all preference!



4) Push back your cuticles.

The absence of cuticles is definitely a plus in a manicure, but cutting your cuticles at home is very dangerous, so we have to settle for simply pushing them back.


5) Clean your nails!

Dirty nails are pretty gross, especially if you’re doing an opaque color, so make sure to clean under the white part.


6) Buff

Shiny, glowing nails are excellent even without a nail polish on. Make sure to buff every nail.


7) Clear coat

To finish off this tutorial, paint with a clear polish. This will protect your nails and make them shiny and fresh looking!


Hope you enjoyed the tutorial! See you next time!