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How to pedicure and manicure nails at Home
A homemade manicure and pedicure should be the best way to appreciate your hands and feet. As a first step, one should remove the nail polish with a non-acetone remover, using cotton balls.
Nails should be filed from corner to corner so that peeling and slitting are avoided. The sides of the nail should be filed at 45 degrees angle. Soft files are good while emery boards should be avoided. It is very important to file or cut nails before soaking them. As for the toes, since the nails are thicker, the feet could be soaked for a longer period of time.
Soak the nails in warm soapy water for a few minutes. Dry the hands after which you need to apply the cuticle remover and let the cuticle soak. The cuticle should dissolve. Cuticle should be pushed with thin cotton wrapped on orange wood stick. Apply hand lotion and massage nail and cuticle area.
This prevents the cuticle from getting dried and promotes nail growth. Remove oil from the nails by putting them back on the soapy water and brush the nails with a brush. Another method is to use facial astringent in cotton balls and removing oil from the nails with it.