Do Caviar Nails at Home

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Hi, you are watching VisiHow. My name is Kara. In this video, I will teach you how to do the caviar now design. This is a new thing in the fashion industry and it is very popular. The coming year will be all about the caviar nail design. Of course, you can go haute-culture hundreds of dollars nail polish, which already has the caviar pieces inside, but I am going to do an economic version of it. I have here a Korean set of caviar beads inside these little bottles. I think today that I would like to go with a red color. This set is very inexpensive. It comes with six colors, the glue, a wooden applicator, and a nail file.

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    Pour the beads onto a plate.
    I am going to open the bottle by inserting the wooden applicator through the hole and pulling upward. Then I am going to pour some of the beads out onto a saucer. They look exactly like fish caviar but smaller.
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    Apply a base to your fingernails.
    I am going to apply a burgundy nail polish as a base. It is a little bit glossy but not too much. This base coat will serve as an undertone. This is the type of nail design that you should expect to see in fashion shows and on celebrities in the coming year. We can get the same look at home by ourselves. This look is trending these days. I can do one layer of caviar or I can go with a darker tone. It is up to me; personally, I chose the darker polish because if I went with a lighter color the caviar might not have shown up well. As you can see, they are lighter than the nail polish and should show up well. I am going to apply two layer of nail polish so that there will be a deeper burgundy color. I think all of my friends will be amazed today. This is literally a 'wow thing'. Caviar has always been a symbol of luxury as only the wealthy were able to afford to eat caviar. OK, the base is done. Let's wait for it to dry and don't forget to close your fingernail polish in the meantime otherwise it may dry out.
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    Remove any fingernail polish that may have gotten onto your skin.
    While my fingernails are drying, I am going to clean up the edges and remove any polish that has gotten onto my fingers. To do this I am going to apply a little bit of acetone to a Q-tip and wipe gently and carefully around each nail. Oh, my! I just messed up my nail. That is OK it happens, we will remove the nail polish and reapply. Continue cleaning the edges with the Q-tip. When the Q-tip is completely soaked with the fingernail polish remover you may find that you do not have to push as hard as you would when it is dryer.
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    Apply glue to your fingernail.
    When you fingernails are dry you can go ahead and begin the process of applying the beads. You need to take the glue from the pack as well as the wooden applicator. As you can see, the glue is closed, so I will open the glue bottle with scissors. If you remember, I did not dump all the caviar beads onto the saucer. I do not know how much is required and I am sure it is next to impossible to get the beads back into the container once they are out. I am going to put a napkin under my hand just in case some glue falls onto the table. I am going to apply a small amount of glue to my fingernail.
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    Spread the glue out.
    Once the glue is on the fingernail, I am going to spread it out carefully with the wooden applicator tool. You want to make sure the glue covers the entire fingernail. Actually, I am going to use a sponge to wipe the glue all over my fingernails. Just take a kitchen sponge and cut a small corner off to use as a glue applicator.
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    Apply the caviar to your fingernail.
    Lick on finger and stick it onto the caviar. This will cause the small beads to adhere to your finger.
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    Dab the finger onto the fingernail where you applied the glue.
    Press down as hard as you can to make sure that none of the caviar pieces fall off. This also helps to make sure that they all get well glued onto your fingernail. The pieces are sitting firmly and I like it. So, we will repeat the process with my other fingers.
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    Again, the process is to add a drop of glue to your fingernail, then spread it around with the sponge piece, and quickly lick your finger and pick up the caviar pieces and apply them to your fingernail.
    Make sure the caviar are sitting well and there are no spots left unfilled.
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    If you get caviar beads on the sides of your fingernail or in places that you don't want them to be you can use the wooden applicator tool to quickly remove them.
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    Continue applying the caviar to the remaining fingernails.
    You need to work quickly as the glue dries fast. Make sure to push the caviar firmly onto the nail. This is what happens when you use too much glue. You get caviar attached to your fingertip.
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    Make sure that no beads are sticking out, because it will create an inconvenience by snagging on things.
    The caviar beads all need to be on the same layer. It would be quite irritating if there were some sticking out.
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    With this next nail, I am going to try to apply less glue and use the wooden applicator to spread the glue.
    You will want to make sure that your fingernail is dry all the way, before attempting to apply the glue or you will keep messing up the finish.
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    Lick the end of your finger, dab it onto a group of caviar beads, and apply the caviar to the fingernail.
    Again make sure that you do not miss any spots.
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    So, I am finished, thank you for watching VisiHow.
    My name is Kara. If you have any questions on makeup, beauty, or nail design, please leave your comments in the section below. Thank you and bye-bye.
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