I sometimes get emails asking me how I do my nails (all the steps before polish). I've wanted to create that tutorial for months now and I finally decided it was time to pull it together when I gave myself a mani earlier today.
This is my basic manicure... something I do at least once a week. If I have more time I will include a hand soak, hand scrub, and massage lotion into my hands. If I'm in a rush I will do steps 1 through 6 and polish from there. I also change up the products I use, but right now this is my current routine.
If you have any questions just leave a comment or email me.
Here is a photo summary of everything I do in my basic manicure.
Full detailed photos and instructions are also shown in this post.
My Basic Manicure Before & After Pictures
(please ignore the staining)
How To Do A Basic Manicure At Home