How to paint your nails - yes, please. I think I have admitted it here before, but the truth is I can't paint my own nails for the life of me. It always amazes me with all of these fun tutorials that have come out on fun nail art designs, and I can paint my daughter's nail, no problem. But mine? I need basics people.
Painting your nails 101. That's what I need and thanks to the wonderful interwebs, us failed nail artists have hope.
Here is How to Paint Your Nails Like a Professional:
This chick had me at "black nail polish". I attempted to DIY my nails once with black nail polish and all I can say is "no bueno".
Here are her tips for painting your own nails:
- TINY strokes
- Leave visible nail on the sides and above the cuticle (you will cover this area though, when you put on a clear top coat).
We shall see. Attempting this after my nails grow out the shellac polish I currently have.
Shellac Nails - Worth the Upgrade!
I do have to give a shout out to shellac nails (it's what i'm babbling about today). If you are going to the nail salon for a manicure, most definitely upgrade to Shellac. It's safer than gel nails and my nails still look good after a month. Yes, a month - and I have 2 babies and wash dishes daily. These things last.