Feb 04, 2011
From work to parties and to red carpets, French manicure is one style statement which suits all occasions.
One runs out of nail styling options when dressing up like you are over 20. French manicure comes to the rescue here too.
Despite its simplicity and the natural look that it evokes, French manicure gives the nails that clean, well-groomed appearance that is neither flashy nor fussy.
A beautician running a parlour in Alaknanda says, "Manicure is not only about your hands or nails looking good but also preventing nails from chipping and breaking. Women, especially housewives, have to work with water all day long and therefore the breaking of nails is most common in them. With French manicure they can give the nails a sexy and stylish look."
According to Kanika Chugh, a student, "French manicure looks cool and recognises your style-quotient. This is the reason it is gaining popularity among all classes of women today."
But if you can’t do it right, don’t do it at all!
Let us tell you the correct procedure of doing French manicure at home.
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The procedure elucidated above really gives a complete look to nails and is best suited for special occasions. While any common manicure process in parlours costs you between Rs 100 to 250, a French manicure on an average costs somewhere between Rs 250 to 450.
Manicure kits are available in malls and showrooms which mainly consist of a pusher, cuticle nipper, filer, manicure stick, nail brush and clipper. Once you are aware of the process then it can be easily done at home. According to beauticians, French manicure is cheaper and yields better results than American manicure.
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