The hand you can't paint

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BuffPaintPolish

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I'm right handed and I'm great at sculpting and painting my left hand, however I find it near impossible to use my left hand to paint my right. How do you get around it/deal/cope with it? xx
 

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I hav this problem! Usually my left hand is full of prettys and my right is plain lol.. Xx
 

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The honest answer is the more you do it the better you will get. Also take your time and steady your hand/wrist against a table or still surface.

I can now paint my right & left hands to look almost the same (well the last time I tried I could anyway). I'm going to be trying out Vinylux on myself for a night out soon, so I'm hoping I can still do both hands as well as I used to lol.
 

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Just did my own Easter nails and it took me a while hahahahah if I look closely it's not as good as right but the more you do the better you will get I think.


Beauty at your finger tips!
 

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Start with your weakest hand as you'll have more patience when first starting out, take your time to steady yourself, don't drink coffee beforehand and loads & loads of practice!

In a way I'm lucky! I've lost a ring finger on my right hand, it's doesn't effect me on a daily basis but it means that I have one less nail to on my "wrong" hand lol. There's always a silver lining if you look for it.

Karaxxx
 
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I always start with my right hand first. I find I have more patience when I first start out.
 

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Start with your weakest hand as you'll have more patience when first starting out, take your time to steady yourself, don't drink coffee beforehand and loads & loads of practice!

In a way I'm lucky! I've lost a ring finger on my right hand, it's doesn't effect me on a daily basis but it means that I have one less nail to on my "wrong" hand lol. There's always a silver lining if you look for it.

Karaxxx
I agree start with your 'wrong' hand first! I actually find that hand ends up better than the one I can do bizarrely :)
 

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I used to spend hours trying to do nail art on my non dominant hand, this is what made my hand so steady. Sorry I can't help more but it really is practice makes perfect. I always tried the most intricate nail art - if I could do that then stripes would be a doddle.

xx
 

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Thankyou so much, after reading this I today started with my wrong hand first and they actually look pretty good! Thanks again :)
 

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Poppits!


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I've took your advice and it helped soooooo much! Ace job! xx
 

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I always start doing my right hand too using my wrong hand first. I completely cure and finish base coat, 2 coats, top coat on this hand before I start my left hand nails so I don't have the extra awkwardness of smudging. It's as broad as it is long and find it much easier! I find my right hand can sometimes look better than my left as it takes more care and attention! 💞


Beccalou
 

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