Quick DIY Manicure: 5 Simple Steps with Sally Hansen & Nature Republic Nail Polish

Thursday, November 15, 2012

A busy woman like could barely have time for manicure at Nail Parlour. DIY will be a quick solution for me!!

Let me show you 5 simple steps how to maintain your nails and how to colour it with beautiful designs:

1. Trim & Buff your nails


2. Coat your nails with Base Coat or Nail Strengthener.

Forte Horsetail Grass Nail Strengthener by Cuccio, RM 40.00.


Forte is the first Botanical nail strengthener with no Formaldehyde or Toluene. Both ingredient will caused cracked and brittle nails. Forte is formulated with botanicals such as Horsetail Grass, an elasticizer that makes the nails more pliable so they will not crack or chipped off, Calendala and Camphor to strengthen and grow your nails to desired length, Use one to two time per week, alone or over polish for longer and stronger nails.

p/s: Can be purchased at most Nail Shop near Sg Wang 5th Floor

Cindy’s Opinion:

Not too thick and easy to apply. Keeps my finger nails from chipping but toe nails still chip after one week application. Perhaps I drank too much Coffee.

3. Apply your favourite Nail Colour Polish

Sally Hansen Insta Dri Nail Colour in Flashy Fuchsia


Sally Hansen Insta Dri range can covers in just one coat, brilliantly. The Perfectionist Brush contours to any nail, so colour always glides on precisely, quickly, flawlessly. And, the exclusive Flexiglass Complex combines beautiful, brilliant shine and super-strong wear.

Other Colours available

p/s: Available in major drugstore worldwide.

Cindy’s Opinion:

Just one glide to complete the entire coverage. It dry almost instantly.

4. Adding Design by Coating with Crack Nail Polish

Nature Republic Lean Cracking Nail Polishimage

Cindy’s Opinion:

Love how it cracks finely and when I want it to shatter in bigger square then before the 1st layer dry apply another thin layer on top!

5. Finish it with a Top Coat

Voila….You’re done, it takes less than 20minutes!!


This is quick isn’t it? No need to draw nail art so troublesome! Hope you enjoy doing this at your home…till the next review….xoxo


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