Thursday, December 24, 2009

French Fashion


Just from one class trust me that French manicure nail art is highly in vogue and gone are the days when bland manicured nails with one simple coat of paint were the fashion statement.

French manicure are basically shaped oval to soften the edges and are painted with a light pink coat whereas the tips are painted with a thin edged coat of bright white nail paint. One needs to be careful that the white edge is not too thick, which kills the authentic look.

Overall, the manicure gives a super-natural look and apt for all types of occasions, be it professional or social.

French pedicure procedures

1) Wipe both feet with towel soak with surgical spirit

2) Soak in revitalizing foot bath solution (Dettol mixed with water to disinfectant and soften cracked cuticle and heal

3) Dab dry feet with clean towel

4) Remove existing nail polish with nail polish remover (Contain vitamin E )

5) Shape left foot with emery board.

6) Start cuticle works on left leg

a) Apply cuticle remover

b) Use of orange stick to push the cuticle to the back or evenness.

c) Used of cuticle knife to remove dead cuticle

d) Used of cuticle nipper to trim uneven cuticle

7) Repeat step 5 and 6 on right leg

8) Buff the nails for lustrous shine

9) Foot filling

10) Massage both leg using massaging oil

11) Use tissues to dab away the excess massage cream

12) Insert toes separator in between toes of leg

13) Enameling job starting from last toe nail

a) Apply 1 coat of base with strengthen properties

b) Apply 2 coat of color nail polish

c) Once dry white enamel is apply only on the tip of the nail , preferable with one long stroke instead of breaking it up

d) Top coat is apply to protect the nail enamel & enhance the colors

14) Proceed to the right hand step 13


French manicure procedures

1) Remove existing nail polish with nail polish remover (Contain vitamin E)

2) Nail shaping using the emery board. File nails in a curved shape

Give this French Fashion a go & I am sure you will fall in love with them
3) Apply sweet almond oil onto all nail

4) Soak all fingers (Left hand)

5) When soaking the left hand repeat step 1 to 4 on right hand

6) Remove the left hand from the manicure bowl & soak the right hand

7) Dab dry left hand with clean towel

8) Begin the cuticle work on left hand

a) Apply cuticle remover

b) Use of orange stick to push the cuticle to the back or evenness.

c) Used of cuticle knife to remove dead cuticle

d) Used of cuticle nipper to trim uneven cuticle

9) When done remove the right hand from manicure bowl and process to step 7 & 8

10) Buff nail for a lustrous shine

11) Massage hand with massage cream

12) Dab hand with tissues to remove excess massage cream

13) Enameling work starting with the last finger

a) Apply 1 coat of base with strengthen properties

b) Apply 2 coat of color nail polish

c) Once dry white enamel is apply only on the tip of the nail preferable with one long stroke instead of breaking it up

d) Top coat is apply to protect the nail enamel & enhance the colors

14) Proceed onto right hand step 13

This is one French Fashion that every gal should give a go once in their lifetime.

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