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The Perfect At Home Manicure

You’re constantly using you hands throughout the day, from showering and shampooing , to typing away at your computer, washing those dirty dishes after dinner, and even simply doing day-to-day tasks on your phone.

Yet, we can’t help but cringe at the prices we pay sometimes for a manicure only to see it lasts a week or so. With the help of Hoofmaker from Mane ‘n Tail, you can get that professional manicure in the comfort of your own home and at a fraction of the price with this step-by-step at home manicure.


You’ll just need:

  • Nail polish remover and paper towel (if you have old polish to be removed)
  • Nail polish base coat
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish top coat
  • Nail File
  • Bowl of warm water (or a sink with a drain stopper)
  • Gentle soap
  • Cuticle remover & cuticle trimmer (optional)
  • Hoofmaker
  • A soft clean cloth or paper towel
  • A good movie or music


  1. Pop on your favorite movie or some great tunes.
  2. Remove all old nail polish and file and buff your nails. Make sure to file in one direction to prevent snags.
  3. Soak your hands for 1 to 2 minutes in some warm, soapy water to soak the cuticle before trimming.
  4. Apply some cuticle remover, push your cuticles down and very carefully use it to take away that excess thickened skin. (This step is completely optional and should be done with extreme caution.)
  5. Apply a generous amount of Hoofmaker to your hands and massage it into hands, cuticles and nails. Allow the Hoofmaker to soak into your hands for a few minutes.
  6. Prep your hands for polishing by taking a paper towel and removing any excess Hoofmaker on your nails.
  7. Apply a base coat, then two layers of your favorite color, followed by a shinny topcoat to complete your look! Make sure to leave enough time in between coats to completely dry.
  8. Allow the polish to dry for a few minutes and then moisturize again with Hoofmaker.

Hoofmaker is a great moisturizer that not only will eliminate dry skin, but will also allow your nails to grow strong and stay healthy. Apply Hoofmaker every day and before bed to keep your nails and skin looking professionally maintained!

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