Awesome Hack: How to DIY Nail Extensions Using Tissue and Baby Powder

by RoseDIY13
5 Materials
10 Minutes

Need a quick and easy way to do your nails with items you probably already have in your home?

This DIY nail extensions tutorial is great for those of you who want to extend your nails without any press-ons or nail kit. Let’s get started!

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Tools and materials:

  • Tissue paper
  • Nail glue
  • Scissors
  • Baby powder
  • Nail file
Cutting tissue

1. Cut out the tissue

Cut out a piece of tissue that is the width of your nail and the desired height for your nail extension.

Applying nail glue

2. Apply nail glue to your nail

Apply nail glue to the top of your nail to where you want the tissue to adhere.

Applying tissue to nail

3. Apply the tissue to the nail

Apply the tissue paper over the glue.

Covering tissue in glue

4. Cover the tissue in glue

Cover the tissue entirely in nail glue until it turns translucent.

Adding baby powder

5. Sprinkle on baby powder

Sprinkle baby powder over the entire tissue nail.

Applying more glue

6. Apply more glue

Apply even more glue over the tissue and baby powder. The nail should harden at this point and feel as solid as a press-on nail.

Filing nail

7. File and buff the nail

File and buff the nail into your desired shape.

DIY nail extensions

DIY nail extensions

Here’s the finished nail! What do you think about these easy, at-home DIY nail extensions? Leave a comment down below!

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Suggested materials:
  • Tissue
  • Nail glue
  • Scissors
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