Your hands are as obvious as
any part of your body; you use them to emphasize points in a
conversation and to do daily tasks, therefore they should look
as well groomed as the rest of you. A good manicure is important
to your appearance. Whether or not you use polish, your nails
should be conservative, healthy, and always well manicured. To
keep your hands attractive give yourself a weekly manicure.
Set aside about a half hour
and have the following items before you start: emery board, cuticle
scissors, nail buffer, a bowl of warm water, polish remover,
nail brush, orangewood stick, cotton balls, base coat or nail
hardener, nail polish and top coat.
1. Remove old polish with a
cotton ball dampened with nail polish remover. Press the cotton
ball firmly to the nail and hold until for a few seconds. Pull
the cotton ball down the centre so the polish doesnt smear
on the skin around the nail. Use a clean cotton ball to remove
any stubborn polish.
2. Holding it on a slant, use
an emery board to shape nails. Use long strokes in one direction
toward the centre of the nail (dont go back and forth).
Dont file the nails away at the corners because it weakens
the nails. Make the curve blunt and dont file your nails
into sharp points.