How to make a beautiful French manicure?
A line of white varnish on the tip of the nail to make it appear longer … What if doing a French manicure at home became easy?
Fancy a nice French manicure? No need to go to an institute, you can easily do it yourself at home.
One thing to know, however: the very thick French manicure has been abandoned in favor of a new, thinner version that can be worn on rather short nails, all in refinement.
And of course, the French manicure has been able to modernize over time to offer us more nail art versions.
FRENCH MANICURE ON SHORT NAILS: THE RIGHT METHOD
If a few years ago, we did our French manicure by starting with varnishing the nail and ending with the white tip, today we do it in reverse. Especially when you have short nails.
We start by applying white varnish on the free edge of the nail (the naturally white part) either with the varnish brush or with a fine nail art brush. It’s easier to correct your white French manicure line if you do it first and the beige or pinkish beige varnish that you apply on it (usually two coats), softens it. Nothing worse than a white that is too white which looks too artificial. The right size for the French line: no more than 0.5 millimeters.
WHAT ABOUT ON LONG NAILS?
Be careful, the French manicure on long nails must be particularly well executed so as not to fall into the vulgar. In this case, we start by varnishing all the nails and then we finish the manicure by applying the white. This technique makes it possible to camouflage the transparency of long nails. Again, either with the varnish brush or with a fine nail art brush. You can also use small adhesive guides special French manicure to find the right thickness of the line.
FRENCH MANICURE: 3 TIPS FOR 3 TIPS FOR A SURE SUCCESS
-We avoid the transparent varnish to cover the nail and the white line of the french. We prefer a beige, softer, which eliminates the false nail effect.
-If there is no one nearby to advise us, we turn to a ready-made French manicure kit that necessarily contains the right shades.
-We never skip the application of a base under the varnish and top coat over it to shine and protect your French manicure for as long as possible.
In fact, it doesn’t take much to do a French manicure. And generally, when you have the right tools, you have a basic manicure and pedicure kit that makes it very easy to enhance your nails.
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