The beautiful shape of the nails is the secret to the success of well-groomed hands, because it is the nails that become the main decoration of the handles. To nails have found the right shape, you need to do a manicure, but one procedure is not enough to achieve a lasting result - nails grow, and therefore, once a week you need to do a manicure. If it becomes a habit, well-groomed nails will be provided.
How to properly shape the nails with tools?
Before reviewing the process itself, make sure that you have:
- soft nail file for natural nails;
- cuticle cutting forceps;
- shovel for moving the cuticle;
- a container with warm water;
- glycerol ;
These funds are needed to correct the shape of the nail plate, cuticle, and also to soften the skin.
How to give the nails a square shape?
Before you give a beautiful shape to the nails, prepare the tools. Make sure they are clean. Treat nails with a disinfectant to prevent infection.
- Take the forceps and gently pick off part of the overgrown nail tissue on the sides of the nail plate. This should be done next to the area of the free edge of the nail, without approaching its base.
- Then you need to take the nail file and shape the nails. To do this, take the nail file and put it at the side of the nail. Align both sides so that the nail grows evenly.
- Then you need to align the edge of the nail. To make a square shape, you need to place the nail file perpendicular to the nail, and then smoothly grind the edge of the nail. If you do a manicure yourself without an assistant, then it will be better if you place the nails to yourself, bending your arm. This will allow you to make a regular even shape of the nails, but in this situation, there are direct sharp corners. Which need a little round. Before you give the nails an oval shape, at this stage it is necessary to make a nail file rounded rather than straight.
- Now you need to soften the skin around the nails and cuticles by placing your fingers in a bath with water diluted 1 teaspoon. glycerol and 1 tsp. salt. The duration of the bath is 10 minutes.
- Before you finally give the nails the right shape, you need to adjust the cuticle. Remove the nail from the bath, soak it with a towel. And then using the spatula, start moving the cuticle from the middle of the nail towards its base.
- After that, take the forceps and cut the cuticle. Try not to cut too much so that there is no wound. If your cuticle is in normal condition, then this item can be skipped. After that, a manicure done according to all the rules is ready.