You may wonder why you should push back cuticles? Here’s the answer for you. Cuticles cover the bottom edge of your nails and sometimes the lunula remains invisible. You should push back the cuticles to help your nails get exposed as long as possible. A long nail plate will allow you to design your nails in the best possible ways.
How to Push Back Cuticles
Pushing back cuticles isn’t a complicated process to apply. All you have to do is follow the following steps. To do so, you need some applies such as an orange stick, a cuticle pusher, cuticle remover and moisturizer. When you are done with the supplies, get into the steps as follows.
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Clean & Soften Your Nails
Before entering into the main steps, it’s important to clean your nails. You can use nail polish remover or acetone to remove the nail polish you have applied to your nails before.
When done with nail polish removal, cleans your nails using soapy water to make sure there is no remaining remover. Soak your nails in warm water for a few minutes to soften the dead skin around your nails.
Apply Cuticle Remover
You can use either cuticle remover or cuticle lotion. But, it’s better to use lotion because lotion will provide you with moisturizer.
Whereas, cuticle remover will make your nails dry. Use the lotion to soften the skin around your nails. You can have the lotion on your nails for about 10 minutes. Again, clean your hands before going to further procedures.
Use a Cuticle Pusher or Orange Stick
Sometimes, you don’t need to apply any external force to remove the cuticles. Applying the lotion or cuticle will do the removal easily.
However, if you need to push back your cuticles, you must do it very gently using an orange stick or a cuticle pusher. Be very careful not to hurt your nail beds.
This is the most important step of this method. The beauty of your nails largely depends on this. A wooden orange stick is a perfect choice for a cuticle pusher. Don’t push the cuticle too hard, they might hurt your nails. Make sure you don’t cut the cuticles until you know how to cut your cuticles. Otherwise, injuries may happen at any time.
And this type of injury is very painful. Besides, cuticles protect us from bacteria and fungus. If cuticles are infected, there’s nothing left to protect your nails. Push the cuticles back until the lunula becomes visible
It’s a common step for any kind of nail treatment. You should apply a good moisturizer to help your nails restore the moisturizer. You can massage a body lotion or cuticle oil onto your nails to apply moisturizer to your nails.
You need to push your cuticles back at regular intervals to have healthy and beautiful cuticles. It’s not a one-day curing process. You must take care of your nails always if you want to get the maximum output from a manicure. Let’s push back cuticles the right ways.