AUTOPLAY
Nail Prep With Barry M
10 steps
What you’ll need
Barry M Green Origin Base Coat
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Vita Coco Coconut Oil
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Superdrug Artificial Nail Remover
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Cuticle Pusher
Barry M Mani Mask
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Cotton Pads
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Barry M Nail File
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Cuticle Nippers
File nails into shape -Barry M files are gentle enough that you can file back & forth without damage
1. File nails into shape -Barry M files are gentle enough that you can file back & forth without damage
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Apply a cuticle softening gel (or coconut oil if you don’t have one) over the nails
2. Apply a cuticle softening gel (or coconut oil if you don’t have one) over the nails
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Use a flat cuticle pusher to GENTLY push back any dead skin (don’t scrape) & then wipe clean
3. Use a flat cuticle pusher to GENTLY push back any dead skin (don’t scrape) & then wipe clean
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Nip off any dead skin w/ cuticle nippers (never cut live tissue) & leave the proximal nailfold alone
4. Nip off any dead skin w/ cuticle nippers (never cut live tissue) & leave the proximal nailfold alone
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The PNF is the fleshy bit that you thought was cuticle (leave this alone) Hangnails however, can go
5. The PNF is the fleshy bit that you thought was cuticle (leave this alone) Hangnails however, can go
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Use a nail cleanser or acetone to remove any dust or oils (this will help polish last even longer)
6. Use a nail cleanser or acetone to remove any dust or oils (this will help polish last even longer)
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Next, choose a base: Green Origin is great for all nail types. Mani Mask is ideal for ridged nails
7. Next, choose a base: Green Origin is great for all nail types. Mani Mask is ideal for ridged nails
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Short Nail Tip : pull back skin around the edge before painting & “scrub” the brush over the end
8. Short Nail Tip : pull back skin around the edge before painting & “scrub” the brush over the end
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Tip: Shake your polish before you start & wipe off both sides of your brush before you paint
9. Tip: Shake your polish before you start & wipe off both sides of your brush before you paint
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Finish prep by painting your base coat on & allowing it to fully dry (it takes less than 2 min)
10. Finish prep by painting your base coat on & allowing it to fully dry (it takes less than 2 min)
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