Experts of modern fashion refer to the French manicure in different ways. According to some, the French manicure is obsolete, but most believe that the French manicure is a classic of fashion and will be popular at all times. Many modern women choose French manicure, as it is simple in execution, gives the nails a natural, well-groomed look and fits any style of clothing. This kind of manicure no one can call tasteless or overly pompous.
The amazing fact is that the French manicure as a style was created in America more than 30 years ago. Its author is Jeff Pink, the head of the American company ORLY. Stylists of Hollywood annoyed that the actress during filming several times a day change the nail polish, because he does not go to the next suit. His unique method of covering nails Pink used at a fashion show in Paris. And the capital of world fashion literally fell ill with the invention of Pink, such nails became the limit of the dreams of all Parisians. In connection with the unexpected popularity of the new style in France, Pink called his invention "French", which means "French".
The French manicure is the style of the nail coating with varnishes, when a white lacquer is applied to the tip of the nail, and the rest of the nail plate is covered with a lacquer of fleshy, pink or light beige flowers. The border between white and pink varnish has a pretty name - the line of "smile". French manicure looks good on short nails, and also on nails of medium length.
If you want to learn how to make a French manicure at home , follow the simple tips:
1. Remove the old varnish from the nail, if it is with the help of a nail polish remover.
2. Give the nails the desired shape with a nail file.
3. Apply the base coat. This is necessary in order to level the surface of the nail. In addition, the base coat strengthens the nails and protects them from yellowing.
Apply a white lacquer on the tip of the nail. This is the most difficult thing to do. You can carefully draw a line of "smile" with a thin brush. But it is better to use a special stencil, which is part of many manicure sets and allow you to make an ideal smooth smile. Pre-paste the stencil along the border of the free edge of the nail. Now apply the white lacquer in two layers and allow it to dry.
3. When the white varnish dries, cover the entire nail with a pale pink or peach varnish in one or two layers.
4. The last step is to apply a fixer to the top coat of varnish. This gives the nails a natural shine, the varnish will better hold and will not crack.
That's it! It turns out that doing a French manicure is quite simple. In addition, it allows you to let your imagination run wild and experiment with colors, the shape of your nails, and the "smile" line.
Neo - French - make with the help of varnishes original color combinations: peach - lemon, steel - coffee, pistachio - sand ... All the tones are calm and muffled.
"Inverted" French - nails covered with a clear varnish, and the tip - dark.
"Extravagant" - use any combination of varnishes - red and blue, green and gold; on the border of white and pink varnishes a thin shiny strip is made; on a white strip of nail polish (on the tip of the nail) paste a tiny rhinestones.
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