Everyone knows that the French manicure nails rests on three or four days.To make it longer please you, MirSovetov proposes to make with the help of French gel polish.This varnish is dried under a special ultraviolet lamp and will hold two or even three weeks!And worry about the fact that he messed up, you do not have.

What we need

Make yourself at home French manicure is as simple as usual.That he was faultless, it is necessary to prepare the following materials and tools:

  • UV lamp for drying nail gel.The lamp is desirable to have a 36-watt or LED-lamp.In the store you can offer a 9-watt bulb, but it will not be so powerful and you'll have to spend more time on the drying of each layer;
  • stick from an orange tree;
  • nail file (can be two different abrasiveness);
  • buff polishing the nail plate;
  • degreaser;
  • primer;
  • lint-free cloth;
  • foundation (base) for the first layer;
  • means for removal of a sticky layer (or alcohol);
  • gel nail French manicure (two colors);
  • stickers or brush to paint "smile";
  • fixer;
  • Cuticle Oil (if not, you can replace the usual olive);
  • remover gel nail.

list is certainly impressive, but it is only at first glance.In fact, a better one time to buy everything you need to manicure than attending master in the cabin.But such a service today is not cheap.By means of simple mathematical calculations we conclude - is economically profitable to do a manicure gel polish yourself.The more that you have enough supplies for a year, maybe more.

where to begin?

Masters nail service per day is recommended before applying gel nail manicure.Especially this rule must be followed if you are used to trim the cuticles.

beautiful manicure can not be done without preliminary preparation of nails.If you think that remove excess cuticle and cause nails in order not necessarily - you are wrong.Do not regret your time and prepare for the application of gel nails, nail by all the rules:

  1. Take a little oil for cuticles and spread it on the skin around the nail.
  2. With orange stick gently move the cuticle.If you're doing a European manicure (uncut), then you can apply for removing cuticle and nail process.
  3. rest of the oil, remove the nail, lint-free cloth.
  4. Now you can give the desired shape of the nail.If you are used to keep the free edge rounded - file off his nail file.Use the tool to 180 grit for natural nails.


procedure to be performed necessarily to remove the remaining oil.In addition, degreaser will help ensure a good grip nail polish.In order not to spoil the process of applying tunic, you should know that in this day use hand cream undesirable.

You can also save - instead of the special tools to use nail polish remover.It has a similar effect.Additional savings can be made to the tub for the nails.To do this, type in the bowl a little warm water and add a few drops of liquid soap.Dip your hands and hold for one minute.Then dry the hands and treat the nail plate with a paper towel-free cloth.

In addition to these tools, you can degrease the nail plate and alcohol, but you can not use it consistently.

If your funds do not have a brush, then apply the liquid on the nail should only special napkins or paper, but without villi.Use cotton wool and cotton pads impossible.

  1. Take buff for polishing nails and go over the plate.Movement from the edge of the base of the nail growth.So you remove the shine from the nail.
  2. Now you need to degrease the nail plate.Take special means and with the help of brush, apply the nail.Try not to fall on the skin.It is also not recommended to cover the nail bed degreaser great because you can dry up the plate.Walk brush for each nail.CautionFirst, you need to handle with one hand, and after the completion of jacket - to perform a manicure on the other hand.

Apply the primer and base

to get a good grip plate with gel varnish, use a special tool - a primer.It certainly should be applied if you have thin, brittle or damaged nails.The primer will prevent the peeling of the coating.

The primer bulb need not be dried, but between the application of degreaser and primer should be a small gap.It is enough to wait for one minute until the vehicle degrease the nail and can be applied primer.

How to Make a French cover

After applying the primer to touch fingertips and other items to the plate is undesirable.Therefore, unscrewing the cap base coat, do it as carefully as possible.

  1. Put on the nail transparent basis.The layer must be thin.Spread the base of the nail surface.Be sure to seal the end of the nail to prevent peeling varnish.
  2. Turn on the lamp and dry base thirty seconds.Do not forget that the drying time base can be different and depend on the company's lacquer.
  3. Now you can apply the base color.For the French manicure nail suit peach or beige with a pink tinge.Apply a thin layer of lacquer and send the nails into the lamp for two minutes.Do not forget to walk through brush on the end of the nail.If you see that the color is not enough rich, you can apply another layer and dry it in the lamp for two minutes.
  4. Now came the crucial moment - drawing "smile".You can do this in two ways: paste ready to strip and apply a coat of white nail or use a special fine brush.Apply white need two layers each and dried in the tube for two minutes.You also need to seal the end and nail.
  5. Apply a topcoat.It protects the nail polish from chipping and scratching, as well as burnout.Apply a thin layer and be sure to seal the end of the nail.Dry the lamp for two minutes.
  6. At the end of French manicure is necessary to remove the sticky layer coating.Take special cloth and apply a little money.Wipe the nail plate.MirSovetov will reveal a little secret: every time a new treat nail tissue, so you will be sure that the paint is well dried out.The adhesive layer is formed by applying each layer, but it needs to be removed only with the last layer.
  7. Apply oil to the cuticle and distribute it.

Now you know how to make french gel polish at home.With perfect nails you pass two or even three weeks.And when the time comes to remove the cover, use a special liquid to remove the gel varnish, cotton pad and foil.The procedure will not take much time.Take the nail file and remove the top layer.On a cotton pad, apply a little liquid and place it on the nail plate.Wrap the foil.

Do such manipulation with each finger.Leave it on for thirty minutes to soften.Remove the foil with a cotton pad and gently remove the cover pusher.