French manicures are absolutely gorgeous, but getting them can be a pain. I mean, I never want to go to the salon to get my nails done. I'd rather do the manicure myself – but French styling is super hard! Fortunately, here are 7 tips for an at-home French manicure that can make this gorgeous look go a whole lot easier!
1. Clean Hands
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Make sure your hands are clean to start with. I mean, they need to be squeaky clean. This might seem like it's totally self-explanatory, but you might have lotion, old nail polish, or polish remover residue on your hands. Just scrub them up well and take a nail brush to your nails. Make sure you get your cuticles clean as well.