How To Do Manicure: A Step-by-Step Guide

by Gorgeousgirl Staff, Updated October 13, 2022
How To Do Manicure: A Step-by-Step Guide

Body gestures are said to be more attractive, effective and valuable than words. And when it comes to hand gestures, they are the best way of reinforcing what you’re saying. So let’s make your beautiful assests even more powerful, let’s manicure!

Manicure, a cosmetic treatment for your hands and nails, is one of the best way to keep them healthy and look beautiful. It improves condition of the skin,hands and nails.

Getting your hands a professional manicure is not possible every time. Why not pamper your nails on your own? Follow the steps below and get yourself an gorgeous manicure.

Manicure kit

Gather everyting you’ll need

Keep everything you will require for manicure just next to you.

  • nail polish remover,
  • cotton balls,
  • nail scissors,
  • nail filer,
  • cuticle remover,
  • a tray of warm water and liquid soap,
  • moisturizer,
  • towel,
  • nail base coat and nail polish
Remove existing nail paint

Remove existing nail paint

Wipe away gently already applied nail polish with nail polish remover and cotton balls.

Soak hands

Soak hands in water

Take adequate water and liquid soap and soak hands in it for some time. Massage hands for some time and pat it dry with towel.

Trim nails

Cut nail to a proper shape

Trim nails to the shape that will suit your hand size.

Push cuticles back

Push cuticle back

Use cuticle pusher and gently push the cuticles back. Remove dead skin and loose skin.


File nails

Using nail filer, file the edges of nails. Make sure you file in one direction and your nails look uniform.

Moisturize hands


Massage hands with moisturizer rich in vitamin E and vitamin A to hydrate skin.

Apply base coat

Apply nail base coat

Apply trasparent colored base coat thinly over nails to make nail paint last longer. Let it dry for some time.

Apply nail paint

Pick and apply nail polish

Apply nail polish of your choice gently over nails. Apply another coat over it once the earlier coat dries. You can also go for nail art if interested.

Dry the nail paint

Let your nails dry

Put nails under light source or blow dryer. Once it is dried you may want to moisturize a bit more.

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By Gorgeousgirl Staff

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