Cuticle Removal DIY
The Expected Result
- A small towel
- An Antiseptic
- A bowl with water
- Sharp and thin Scissors
- Cuticle oil or nourishing cream
- A pusher with a spatula tip or gentle orange stick
- Optionally your favorite essential oils and some sea salt.
Steaming the cuticle
Hidreate the cuticle you are about to remove. Softening it is crucial for a successful removal.
Use Paper towels, warm water.
Apply your preferred essential oil, preferably ylang-ylang, apricot oil or tea tree oil, to soothe the water. Add a spoon of sea salt and stir well.
Immerse your hands in the soapy water for at least 5-7 minutes, until the keratinized skin is completely softened.
Preparing the cuticle for cutting
Dry your fingers with a towel just enough to keep the skin moist. Using a pusher or orange stick, gently push back the cuticle into its base, freeing the excessive skin particles from the nail as possible. Put no pressure on the nail itself. Keep your movements slow and soft. Following these steps, the cuticle will rise freely above the nail plate, making itself available for trimming.
Most importantly: The cuts should be even and smooth. Don't try to tear the skin. This may lead to abscess, burrs or cuts. Only the keratinized part of the skin is subject to removal. If while trimming the skin lose its moisture in the process, softly wet your finger and go on.
Aesthetics And Care
This essential step will heal any tiny wounds which may have occurred during the treatment while giving your fingers a neat and fresh look.
If you have followed the steps in this guide so far accurately, your nails are now ready for different colorful nail coating techniques, covered in this guide.
Tips For Beauty And Care
General Nail Tips worth Knowing Make friends with these effective essential oils:
- Lavender with protection and moisturizing effect
- Lemon oil for whitening the nail plate
- Tea tree oil for healing and softening
A well-groomed and healthy hands and nails turns any woman into a special one.
Tell Us About Your Experience
Tell me what is the safest way to remove a cuticle?
Answer Hello. The most gentle is the hardware method, which is available in the salons. However, it is not suitable if the cuticle is inflamed and damaged. Cutting manicure with scissors or forceps is the most time-consuming method that requires skills, but versatile, available for home use, which is why our first lesson is dedicated to it.
What cuticle care products do you recommend?
Answer Hi) Here are my own top remedies: 1. Almond oil. Best for strengthening the nail plate and cuticle, moisturizes and gives a healthy look. 2. Olive oil. Vitamins A, D, E, K - give radiance and heal wounds. 3. Cuticle oil in a sticker of the OPI brand - with regular use, splitting of nails stops, growth increases. The cuticle becomes soft and neat 4. Orly Cutique - perfectly softens, nourishes and eliminates inflammation. Follow our tutorials, we will be doing a lot of useful reviews and recommendations. See you)
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Last updated: September 27, 2020