How To: Manicure Your Nails
What You Need
Follow These Three Easy Steps
If your nails need a trim, snip them straight across (don’t shape) with a small pair of nail clippers.
For nails, a square shape with rounded edges is practical, classic, and won't catch or tear as easily as oval-shaped nails.
Tip: Always file nails in one direction; filing back and forth can cause splits.
Gently buff nails for a little shine. This also stimulates circulation beneath the nails, which will help them grow.
Tip: A double-sided emery board can perform a multitude of tasks, from filing to shaping and buffing.