With technology changing and various new treatments being developed, sometimes you just want to stick to what you know and opt for a simple file and polish treatment. But with many beauty salons and parlours now choosing to not include this salon service at all, it’s becoming increasingly impossible to find a spot to sit and relax while you get your nails painted.
A mini manicure is a simple and quick way to give your hands a polished look. Here’s how to do a basic mini manicure at home:
Remove any old nail polish with a non-acetone nail polish remover.
Soak your hands in warm, soapy water for a few minutes to soften the cuticles.
Use a cuticle pusher or an orangewood stick to gently push back the cuticles.
Trim and shape your nails with a nail clipper and nail file. File your nails in one direction to prevent splitting.
Apply a cuticle oil or cream to moisturize and protect the cuticles.
Apply a base coat to your nails to prevent staining and help your nail polish last longer.
Apply two coats of your desired nail polish color, allowing each coat to dry completely before applying the next.
Finish with a topcoat to add shine and protect your nail polish from chipping.
After your nail polish has dried, apply a hand cream to keep your hands moisturized and soft.
And that’s it! With these simple steps, you can give yourself a mini manicure at home and have beautifully groomed hands in no time.
such as sandpaper or polishing compounds, to remove imperfections and scratches from the surface.
A manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the hands and fingernails that involves trimming, shaping, and polishing the nails, as well as moisturizing and massaging the hands. Here’s how to do a basic manicure at home: