Have you been longing for an acrylic strength and natural looking nails? Gel nail polish is the perfect sort of manicure to try. You can do it in the salon or at home as long as you have all the equipment required. Once you have all the equipment, you need to get to the real game. Knowing how to do gel nails is an art that you will always enjoy. The ease of gel application and the elegant after look will always blow off your mind.
Filing and Shaping the Nails
The initial process in doing OPI gel nails is filing and shaping the nails. This is essential in order for you to get the most elegant looking and stunning nails. You should start with plain nails after you decide the nature of the shape of your nails that you want. You should with cutting the basic shapes and then filing the tips to give them the shape that you want. To complete the shaping process, you are required to round the nail surfaces with the use of a buffer. This way, you can create oval, almond, pointy, square, rounded or any shape that you desire.
Using the Cuticle Remover
This is the second step in doing gel nails. Once you have got the shape that you wanted in your nails, take the cuticle remover and spread it over your nails bases. Avoid spreading it over the skin by pushing back the skin around the nail plates. This is done using a nail stick. Any debris or oil remainder should be removed using a cotton ball that has been immersed in acetone. (more…)