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We had an
in our ward last night that was a big success. It was a combined
activity for all girls--so we had about 40 attend. My sister is a
beautician. We had her come and teach the girls how to give a
We set up
for the manicures and covered them with old plastic tablecloths.
Then we had a bowl of water with a little liquid hand soap in it for
girls to soak in. Be sure to bring fingernail polish remover for
We had the girls work in pairs and give the manicures to each other.
Here is a copy of the handout that my sister made listing the manicure steps. My sister also told them how she used to chew her nails, but doing regular manicures on herself helped her overcome that habit.
cuticles if necessary:
lotion off of
Apply base coat of polish
Apply two coats of color
Apply top coat
Clean excess polish off of the nailWe talked to the girls about where it is appropriate to wear the wild colors. My daughter works at a law office as an errand girl. A girl from our ward came in to interview for position as another errand girl. The lawyer who interviewed her came out and told my daughter that he wouldn't even consider the girl because of her green nail polish. So you might want to talk to the girls that in a professional setting, very conservative nails are appropriate.