The Uses Of Manicure Tools | Watsons PH

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When it comes to manicure, naturally you think of visiting nail salons. But with the right manicure supplies and use them properly, you can perform your own manicures at home and can keep your nails in top condition with minimal expense.

Fingernail clipper

Everyone has at least one fingernail clipper at home. Clippers keep your nails trimmed and shapely easily and it is rather safe to use. Remember to wash and dry the nail clipper after each use to keep the blades clean and prevent nail infections.

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Emery Board

Always pick an emery board that is gentle on the nails. When filing, work in a single direction, from the edge towards the center or you may tear the nail. Replace your files regularly for sanitary purposes and to achieve the best results.

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Orange Stick

Orange stick is a basic pedicure tool; it is used to gently push back cuticles and clean fingernails. For the best result, you can use a cuticle softener beforehand to make this process easier. For hygienic reason, replace the sticks often to prevent the growth of bacteria and germs.

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Cuticle Trimmer

Cuticle trimmer is the tool that you need to use with care. Only use the tool to cut cuticles or hangnails that are protruding if not you may risk cutting the skin. It’s important to keep the trimmer clean by washing it in warm soapy water; you can also soak it in rubbing alcohol to kill bacteria.

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Buffer

Daily wear and tear can really take a toll on the luster of your fingernails. When your nails are not painted, you can use the buffer to provide a natural, healthy shine with minimal effort. Many buffers come in the form of a rectangular block, no matter what kind of surface that the buffer has to offers, it is a great tool to eliminate ridges in the nails, remove stain and provide a lasting shine.

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