10 Easy Steps to the Perfect At-Home Manicure - LOUD

10 Easy Steps to the Perfect At-Home Manicure

10 Easy Steps to the Perfect At-Home Manicure

There’s nothing like a manicure to add that perfect pop of color to highlight your impeccable sense of style. These 10 steps will help you get a relaxing, budget-friendly, salon-worthy manicure in the comfort of your own home.

Bonus: If you use LOUD, you will know you are using a toxic-free nail polish that is fast drying, long-wear, cruelty-free and vegan!

Step 1: Remove any old polish with nail polish remover. If nails are unpolished, a quick swipe of nail polish remover will clean the nails and prep for a smooth surface.

Step 2:  File your nails using a glass nail file into your preferred shape. Square with rounded corners is always a classic.

glass nail file

Step 3: Push back and remove cuticles with a glass cuticle pusher. Because I'm a pusher Katy. I'm a pusher

Cuticle remover

TIP: If you don't have cuticle remover you can push your cuticles back in a hot shower. And relax, no one cares about your nail beds Karen.


Step 4: Apply sticky base coat and let dry. LET. DRY.

TIP: Do 10 squats while waiting, this will distract you from trying to check Instagram and ruining your base coat. Give yourself a pat on the back because you totally exercised today!


Tip: Prep the polish by rolling the bottle between your palms. DO NOT SHAKE! Shaking will cause bubbles to form in the polish. Pick your favorite shade. Our current favorite is Electrolyte but you do you boo. 



Step 5: Next, apply a thin coat of polish to your nails. Starting with one stroke down the center then one on each side. Then combine together. It's that easy!

How to apply nail polish

Step 6: Cap the tip of your nail on your final coat. This will make a world of difference in how long your manicure lasts!

Cap the tip

Step 7: Now it’s time for long-lasting top coat. Don’t skip it! This will protect your awesome color, add a glossy finish, and help it last! Don't forget to also cap the tips here as well. 

glossy top coat


Step 8: NOW add all natural cuticle oil to your cuticles. You're glossy, you're moisturized, you're nails are on point!

cuticle oil

TIP: Add cuticle oil to your nails throughout the day to get long and beautiful nails. Need help remembering? Grab our cuticle clock 

cuticle clock

Step 9: Let them dry! I know... it's hard. But you DESERVE this time. And the good news is if you used LOUD, it's fast-drying! And it's definitely less time than going to a salon, so just do it! 

Step 10:

Celebrate your self-control by posting your amazing mani to social media. Because if you don't post it, it's like it doesn't exist. Kidding. You did this mani for YOU, but damn you look good. So why not share it? #loudbabbs

 show and tell

Babbs, your nails are on point! Now go out there with confidence and slay your day!

To watch the full video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MALzsXK-XiI

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