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How to give yourself a salon manicure

Pamper yourself, or a friend with a salon manicure! 💅 This tutorial will teach you how to do so. Enjoy! ✨

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For this tutorial, you will need: a small bowl, hand/body cream, toothpicks, cotton balls, a nail file, cuticle nippers, cuticle remover/softener, cuticle stick, nail polish remover and a towel. \ud83d\ude03\ud83d\ude09

For this tutorial, you will need: a small bowl, hand/body cream, toothpicks, cotton balls, a nail file, cuticle nippers, cuticle remover/softener, cuticle stick, nail polish remover and a towel. 😃😉

Remove any nail polish off, and begin by filing your nails. Try not to file back and forth, as this will damage your nails. Instead, get into the habit of filing in a sweeping motion. \ud83d\udc4d

Remove any nail polish off, and begin by filing your nails. Try not to file back and forth, as this will damage your nails. Instead, get into the habit of filing in a sweeping motion. 👍

After you have filed your nails, apply your cuticle treatment onto your cuticles. \u2728

After you have filed your nails, apply your cuticle treatment onto your cuticles. ✨

Fill your small bowl with warm, soapy water, and soak your hands for about 3-4 minutes to soften the cuticles and clean your nails. \ud83d\udc85

Fill your small bowl with warm, soapy water, and soak your hands for about 3-4 minutes to soften the cuticles and clean your nails. 💅

After you've soaked your fingernails, PAT your hands dry with the towel. Using a cotton ball, roll some cotton around the cuticle stick. \ud83d\ude0a

After you've soaked your fingernails, PAT your hands dry with the towel. Using a cotton ball, roll some cotton around the cuticle stick. 😊

Push your cuticles in with a circular motion using the cotton-wrapped cuticle stick. The cotton will remove any dirt under the cuticles as you push them in.

Push your cuticles in with a circular motion using the cotton-wrapped cuticle stick. The cotton will remove any dirt under the cuticles as you push them in.

Remove the cuticles with the cuticle nipper. \u2728

Remove the cuticles with the cuticle nipper. ✨

Remove any dirt underneath the nail with a toothpick. \u2728

Remove any dirt underneath the nail with a toothpick. ✨

Finally, cream your hands and massage it into the skin and fingers. \ud83d\ude03

Finally, cream your hands and massage it into the skin and fingers. 😃

Voila! Pampered hands, squeaky clean fingers and neat nails that'll last you up to a week! \ud83d\udc85 If you want, you can finish with a topcoat or polish of your choice, but remember to apply a basecoat!\ud83d\ude0a\u2764

Voila! Pampered hands, squeaky clean fingers and neat nails that'll last you up to a week! 💅 If you want, you can finish with a topcoat or polish of your choice, but remember to apply a basecoat!😊❤

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