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The word 'manicure' is derived from the Latin word 'manus' (meaning -hand) cure (care).

Purpose of manicure

  1. Prevent hang - nail formation.

  2. Prevents nail damages like splits, tears, and fragile tips.

  3. The accompanying massage of the hands improve and increase the blood circulation, suppleness and flexibility  of the hands and wrist. 

  4. Discourages wrinkling of the skin on the hand, which is one of the first body part to show the sign of aging.


  • Nail cutter

  • nail filer

  • Orange stick

  • Cuticle pusher

  • Nail brush


  • Acetone

  • Liquid soap or shampoo

  • Oil or cream

  • Warm water

  • Antiseptic lotion

  • Nail polish


  1. Remove the old polish with acetone using cotton

  2. Shape the nail using nail cutter and nail filer

  3. Dip and soak the hands in luke warm water to which liquid soap or shampoo is added

  4. Wash the hand with cold clear water and then wipe fingers with a soft towel

  5. Clean the nail using orange stick and cotton dipped in Antiseptic lotion

  6. Buff the cuticle with some cream

  7. Push the cuticle back gently using cuticle pusher

  8. Massage the hands for five minutes

  9. Apply the first coat of nail polish

  10. When the first coat is dried and hard apply the second coat. Do not dab but stroke in on with three even strokes starting at the base and sweeping up to the top

  11. Allow to dry thoroughly in between the coats

Questions of
 Questions & Answers
 1.  Posted on : 26.6.2011  By  :  neonika nagpal , delhi View Answer (1) Post Answer

hii i am 21 years old.. my face and legs are fair in color.. but the problem is my back and tummy is really dark..generally i dont wear such dresses which can cause tanning or anything like that.. bt i wish too wear backless dresses..but i am helpless.. please need help..


Use gramflour with turmeric lime juice and freshmilk and massage it all over your body and see the difference in just few days

  Posted By :Aisha Sharma , Bhopal | On 22.5.2013
 2.  Posted on : 22.3.2011  By  :  fathima , chennai View Answer (1) Post Answer

i am 24 yrs old.nowadays my feet are getting nails are getting dark.could you help in this problem.tell me some home remedies.


First of all 4 ur nails take lemon drops & give massag on ur nails fore 5-minuts...& 4 ur feet take 1 T-spoon honey with unboilded-milk & give massag till absorbed...this process is fore 1 month...

  Posted By :Nidhi Gosrani , Jamnagar | On 15.5.2012
 3.  Posted on : 10.3.2011  By  :  shraddha , gorakhpur View Answer (2) Post Answer

as m gonna complete 30 yrs so vat care i shud taken for antiaging and younger skin


Drink lots of water, apply raw milk with cotton .early morning drink water with amla juice empty stomach. it will keep. as vit c gives glow to ur skin.thanx

  Posted By :Sushma , Secunderabad | On 1.5.2013

after 30years u have to take facial after every 15 days & for body, take body masag in a month.Surely u would be looking alwys young.

  Posted By :Nidhi Gosrani , Jamnagar | On 26.3.2011
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