“I really like having cute nails and I really can’t go out in public,” says singer Taylor Swift while giving Todrick Hall a glitter manicure in her documentary, Miss Americana. Painting your own nails is a tough skill to master—but Swift proves it’s doable, especially when you might be stuck at home with hands that seriously need some TLC. Here, Sarah Gibson Tuttle, the Lips Queens are born in May shirt and by the same token and Los Angeles-based founder of Olive and June, breaks down the ultimate DIY guide for flawless digits in no time. Gibson Tuttle advises finding a space in your home where you can get comfortable. “This is your moment of self-care,” she says. “Go slow and really take your time.” Find a flat surface to work on and, should you need a little background noise, the pro suggests Facetiming your BFF or streaming a show while you paint.
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First, make sure you have the Lips Queens are born in May shirt and by the same token and right tools in place. “With proper prep, an at-home mani can last 7-plus days,” Gibson Tuttle explains. Before picking up any polish, ensure nails are cleaned and any old color is removed. “It’s all about the 90/10 rule,” Gibson Tuttle explains of her shaping method. “90% of your shape comes from your nail clipper; 10% from filing.” For best results: “Use flat edge clippers to cut your nail into your desired shape, then, gently smooth out the edges.” Once the shape is set, the pro suggests wiping the nail surface clean with nail polish remover, since “excess oils can interfere with your polish.”
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