Bite your fingernails or pick at your cuticles. If you do accidentally get some on your nails don t fret just use a q tip soaked in rubbing alcohol or polish remover to clean it off the nail.
Start with the first.
How to avoid getting nail polish on your cuticles. Take a baby q tip and rub it around your surrounding skin and cuticles before you apply polish says alexaundra mccormick of. Not only does this help get your cuticle off your nail plate but it also helps get rid of dead skin cells safely and effectively lippmann says. If you have a hangnail carefully remove it with tweezers or clippers instead of ripping it out or biting it off.
Even a minor cut alongside your. According to sally hansen global ambassador and nail pro madeline poole rubbing is the worst thing you can do when you re taking off dark nail polish colors. Instead poole says to take a cotton.
One on the top half of your nail and the second coat over the entire nail. Paint on your polish. In order to remove the product and reveal polish free cuticles you need to use tweezers to peel it off.
Instead carefully clip off hangnails. Avoid picking at your cuticle. If you get any nail polish on the skin around your nails quickly dip the brush in the polish remover and trace the outside edges of your nails with your brush to remove it while it s still wet.
This is the secret to not getting polish on your skin. Also limit your use of harsh nail polishes and. And if you still get polish on the cuticles.
If you re not in a hurry allow the polish to dry completely. You might rip live tissue along with the hangnail. To prevent nail damage don t.
To prevent the tips of your painted nails from prematurely chipping paint two base coat layers. If your nail polish has already dried soak your hands in a sink of warm soapy water for 2 3 minutes. Apply a cuticle oil after to add hydration.
Use harsh nail care products. After applying the vaseline to your cuticles and surrounding skin paint your nails as you normally would which will most likely happen without the usual nerve wraked shaking you might notice. After one or two nails i got the hang of it and revealed my near perfect manicure.
These habits can damage the nail bed. Then simply rub off the superfluous polish with an emery board or soft towel. Wipe off any excess.