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This month is another Technique Tip that falls into the category of "The Basics." This tip is a trilogy! It consists of three fifteen-minute videos on How to Shape, File, and Polish Your Fingernails.

Video #1 is an introduction and also discusses finding a good fingernail length.

Video #2 shows you how to shape your fingernails.

Video #3 shows you how to sand, finish, and polish your fingernails.

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HOW TO SHAPE, SAND, FINISH, AND POLISH YOUR FINGERNAILS

By Douglas Niedt

Copyright Douglas Niedt. All Rights Reserved. This article may be reprinted, but please be considerate and give credit to Douglas Niedt.

Hello folks,

This month is another Technique Tip that falls into the category of "The Basics." This tip is a trilogy! It consists of three fifteen-minute videos on How to Shape, File, and Polish Your Fingernails.

  • Video #1 is an introduction and also discusses finding a good fingernail length.

  • Video #2 shows you how to shape your fingernails.

  • Video #3 shows you how to sand, finish, and polish your fingernails.

All the videos are in high-def in excruciating detail (I mean that in a good way).

Be sure to watch the videos on full screen. Click the icon in the lower right-hand corner just to the right of "HD".



You may also download the videos to your computer. Click the link below, then click on the "Clip Info/Download" button.

Download Fingernails Section I: Introduction and Fingernail Length

Download Fingernails Section II: Shaping the Fingernails

Download Fingernails Section III: Sanding, Polishing, and Finishing Your Fingernails