How to Apply Acrylic Nails at Home

Your hands with beautiful nails are the mirror of your personality. Whenever you meet someone, the first thing he or she would notice is you face and overall appearance. The very second thing they would notice is your hands movement. Therefore, make sure your hands are properly manicured with well-decorated long nails. However, if you do not have long nails to decorate, then do not worry at all and take advantage of the ready to use Acrylic Nails, which are also known a press-on nails, or fake nails and were discovered in 1970’s. You can easily buy the Acrylic Nails from your nearest beauty supply stores or drug stores and apply them at home. However, do not apply Acrylic Nails until and unless you have a training experience or license to do so.

Things Required:

Nail prep


  • 1

    Treat your nails manicure before applying Acrylic Nail. Wash your nails with sanitizer, massaging them gently.

  • 2

    Wipe your hands and trim your nails with care.

  • 3

    File your nails to give them a proper shape according to your requirement.

  • 4

    Remove the natural shine, top layer, with a soft nail file in the direction of the nail growth.

  • 5

    Soak the acrylic nails in order to make them soft and malleable.

  • 6

    Now, softly push back your cuticles to give your nails a neat and clean look.

  • 7

    Now, apply nail prep in order to remove the moisture and oils from your nails.

  • 8

    Gently clip the tips of your acrylic nails to the desired length and simply file it down into a required form.

  • 9

    Apply nail primer to your natural nails and wait until they dry to chalky white.

  • 10

    Grab a nail paintbrush and dip its tip into the swish and monomer.

  • 11

    Shape your brush by flattening it on the paper towel and do not forget to remove the excess liquid as well.

  • 12

    Now, draw a line through the powder with the help of the brush in order to collect a bead.

  • 13

    Flatten the bead and brush to the tip by starting in the centre of your nails at the smile line.

  • 14

    Wait for some time at room temperature until your nails dry completely.

  • 15

    File down the excess of the acrylic nails and apply any of your favourite nail polish on them for a nice look.

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