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Gel Nails

Gel nails are more fashionable than ever since they are the best solution to always own perfect nails. But keeping the gel nails in good condition involves doing the manicure every two weeks in nails salon.

If you want to save time and money, more and more cosmetic Brands offer individual kits to make gel nails step by step on your own. For less than 40usd you will get all the supplies to be able to make your gel nails several times in your home.

Here is the step by step guide for the best gel nails

Step 1: Cut and file your nails, delivering it a rounded shape. Then use a thicker file to remove the residues from old treatments. This will also allow the new gel to grip the nail more easily. Finally clean with acetone.

Step 2: Wash your hands thoroughly with antibacterial soap.

Step 3: With a stick, drag back the cuticles of your nails and apply special oil to this area until you can soften them. It is necessary to adjust so the cuticle does not touch the gel any time.

Step 4: Choose the nail base or tip you want. Apply a drop of glue on it, and another drop on your nail then stick it on the white spot of your nail.

Step 5: Once correctly glued short of the unique nail clipper to the length you want to leave your nail. File and give the shape you want to your new nail.

Step 6: With the brush take a layer of gel and spread it by your nail, always without touching the cuticle. Remember if the gel is too thick, you can put it in a water bath.

Step 7: Put your nails on the drying lamp for 3-5 minutes and clear excess gel.

Step 8: Repeat step 7 once more.

Step 9: Polish once more the nail with the file and apply the final layer of nail polish.

Step 10: Decorate your new nails to get a original look.

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