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    Acrygel Overlay using Stiletto Tips – Full Look!

    Kirsty: Hi, everybody! I’m Kirsty Meakin from Naio Nails. Yes, I’ve still got this fluffy top on. We’ve done a fair amount of videos with my fluffy Tu Tu top on. And yes, I have no hair extensions and I’m sure everybody’s been moaning, “What’s happened to Kirsty’s hair?” “Oh my God! Did she chop it all off?” No, I didn’t. This is my natural hair. That long ass hair isn’t mine, it is bought and paid for and I put it in my hair. So anyway, just so I get that out because I know we’re gonna have million comments about it. Kim: “Where’s your hair gone?” Kirsty: You…

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    SCULPTED ACRYLIC ZEBRA PRINT & HAND PAINTED FLOWERS – FULL LOOK NAIL TUTORIAL

    Kirsty: Hi everybody, I’m Kirsty Meakin from Naio Nails. In this video. I’m gonna create a full look inspired by what I am wearing today, which is a mixture of animal print and a Hawaiian shirt. Adam: Do they have zebras on Hawaii, in Hawaii? Kirsty: Well, it is very Hawaiian, I think, Kirsty: …part of it but then we’ve got this, you know, the Zebra print as well. I think it’s pretty cool. I haven’t got Hawaiian shorts on, as well. Just…so you know. And we’ve got fabulous JJ in today. We’ve not had JJ in for a while. I’m gonna use this hand, I think. So, I’m just…

  • Pedicure Equipment, tools and Techniques : Clipping the Cuticles: How to Give a Pedicure
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    Pedicure Equipment, tools and Techniques : Clipping the Cuticles: How to Give a Pedicure

    Hi! My name is Anneka, on behalf of expertvillage.com, and in this clip I will be showing you how to clip the cuticles once they have been pushed back for a pedicure. What we do is we take our cuticle nipper, and basically what we are going to do is any dead skin that has been pushed up from the cuticle pusher… and use our nipper and just gently clip it off. You don’t need to get too deep or don’t need to push any harder; we just need to get whatever excess there is.

  • MANicure At Home – How To Take Care Of Your Nails, Hands & Cuticles Like A Well-Groomed Gentleman
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    MANicure At Home – How To Take Care Of Your Nails, Hands & Cuticles Like A Well-Groomed Gentleman

    Welcome back to the Gentleman’s Gazette. In today’s video, we discuss nails and men’s manicure so you look well-groomed wherever you go. When I say manicure, I don’t mean a girly manicure that takes one hour and has nail polish and all that stuff. I mean, a quick proper treatment of your nails that makes you look well-groomed and dapper so it fits the rest of your outfit. Sometimes, I come across tips for dates, and people say “oh, clip your nails” but actually that’s not quite enough. And if you want a really nice looking set of nails, it just takes a few more steps that are simple and…

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    SCULPTED ACRYLIC ZEBRA PRINT & HAND PAINTED FLOWERS – FULL LOOK NAIL TUTORIAL

    Kirsty: Hi everybody, I’m Kirsty Meakin from Naio Nails. In this video. I’m gonna create a full look inspired by what I am wearing today, which is a mixture of animal print and a Hawaiian shirt. Adam: Do they have zebras on Hawaii, in Hawaii? Kirsty: Well, it is very Hawaiian, I think, Kirsty: …part of it but then we’ve got this, you know, the Zebra print as well. I think it’s pretty cool. I haven’t got Hawaiian shorts on, as well. Just…so you know. And we’ve got fabulous JJ in today. We’ve not had JJ in for a while. I’m gonna use this hand, I think. So, I’m just…

  • YN NAIL SCHOOL – THE PERFECT ACRYLIC CUTICLE APPLICATION
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    YN NAIL SCHOOL – THE PERFECT ACRYLIC CUTICLE APPLICATION

    – Perfect cuticle application is absolutely necessary in order to have acrylic nails that are gonna last and have your clientele coming back for more. We’re gonna take you through the steps on exactly how to execute this the right way, right now on Nail School. (upbeat piano music) Cuticle application, bro. (laughing) How do we get perfect cuticle application? Talk to us. – It’s all about touch. And what I mean by that is too many beginners, what they do, is they have too much of a heavy hand and they either press it too hard or pull away from the cuticle area. I’m gonna show you guys what…

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    SCULPTED ACRYLIC ZEBRA PRINT & HAND PAINTED FLOWERS – FULL LOOK NAIL TUTORIAL

    Kirsty: Hi everybody, I’m Kirsty Meakin from Naio Nails. In this video. I’m gonna create a full look inspired by what I am wearing today, which is a mixture of animal print and a Hawaiian shirt. Adam: Do they have zebras on Hawaii, in Hawaii? Kirsty: Well, it is very Hawaiian, I think, Kirsty: …part of it but then we’ve got this, you know, the Zebra print as well. I think it’s pretty cool. I haven’t got Hawaiian shorts on, as well. Just…so you know. And we’ve got fabulous JJ in today. We’ve not had JJ in for a while. I’m gonna use this hand, I think. So, I’m just…

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    DIY – Manicure

    Sometimes there is nothing better than to set some time aside to get a manicure, but let’s face it, they can be quite expensive! That’s why I want to show you how to do a little bit of at home pampering; it’ll save you lots of time and money. Look at this old polish, eeek! Time to get rid of the old, tidy up those cuticles, and apply a new shade. Begin by removing the nail polish that is currently on your nails. I’ve always had difficulties with nail polish remover. Polish just never wants to leave my fingernails. If I’m rocking an intricate design, I use acetone but for…

  • Extreme Nude Acrylic and Gel Polish Design – Part 3
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    Extreme Nude Acrylic and Gel Polish Design – Part 3

    Same here and here, little bit of product. I want the pointy part, corner here to go into that little V. Again put the pointy corner into the pointy part. Like that. Right, pop that into the lamp, you just want to cure that for ten seconds. To apply the bow, take your clear acrylic powder, and high speed acrylic liquid, this is going to set quickly. This liquid is awesome for using to attach embellishments. So, small bead, not too dry, not too wet, nice medium ratio. Spread it out to the sides a little. Tuck that middle up a little bit. Pick up your bow, place it on,…

  • Walgreens | Managing Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Nails & Cuticles
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    Walgreens | Managing Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Nails & Cuticles

    >>SPEAKER 1: Cancer treatment can be especially hard on nails. So it’s important to use clean nail care tools and avoid sharing them with others. It may be best to avoid manicures and pedicures at salons due to the potential risk of infection while caring for your nails at home. You should try to push back cuticles rather than cutting or tearing them and try a balm or an oil to help your nails heal and reduce dryness. Some patients may experience discoloration or hyper pigmentation as a result of their cancer or their treatment. So consider using a moisturizing nail polish. Avoid removers that contain Acetone, Ethyl Acetate or…