Beauty Tutorial || Cheap Manicures!!

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Manicures don’t always have to be expensive and while some are expensive because of the materials used for them, in this ‘Economy’, you just have to behave like a recessionista and look for cheaper alternatives😉 (A term I learned from Indiana of

So today, I will be showing you my new favourite way to get my nails done on a budget! £1 to be precise. That’s about N620. Now I do understand that these nails might not be available in everywhere (Sorry to my Non-UK readers), but for those in the UK, I hope you find this useful. If you will also like me to create a tutorial on doing your nails with glass nails which are more readily available, just let me know in the comment section below!

So yes. Let’s get started with today’s tutorial. But first, here are the things you’ll need

Nails of your choice from Primark

A nail file

Transparent top coat

Step 1

Open up the packet of nails. You should find a small plastic bag with some nails in it. You will also find some nail glue, which is what I used. However, if you want to use some other nail glue, that’s fine as well.


Step 2

Being to sort through the nails to find the one that fits each nail perfectly. Arrange them neatly on a flat surface for easy identification when sticking them on.


Step 3

Begin sticking on the nails. First apply some glue onto your nail, place the faux nail on it, press down for about 10 seconds and move on to the next. Repeat this for every nail until you’re all done.


Step 4

Once all the nails have been glued on, file it to your desired shape – if need be.

Step 5

Apply a Top coat over the nails to give it a glossy look. Leave to dry and you’re all done!cheap-manicures-6

Here’s my finished result! What do you think?

Don’t forget to let me know if you will like a tutorial with regular plastic nails – I hear they cost only about N50 in Nigeria lol


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5 thoughts

  1. You’re right, they’re N50 here. Glue is N50 and nail file is N50 too. Good nail polish is more than that though, but at the most you need N400 to get it all done.


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