One of the fastest way to tell if someone is just pretending at womanhood is to look at their hands. A woman’s hands are small, delicate, and well kept. In stark contrast to a man’s, which are usually large, rough and dirty. Even crossdressers often do no more than hastily slap on a coat of nail polish before walking out the door.
There’s not much we can do about the size and shape of our hands, but there is still a lot else we can do to enhance our femininity. There are two mistakes crossdressers often make with their hands and nails.
Crossdresser Hand Care
Firstly, your average transgendered girl doesn’t take care of her hands. If your hands are rough and calloused I’m talking to you. With a few changes you can dramatically improve the appearance of your hands. Start by moisturizing your hands regularly using a moisturizer such as Dove Nourishing Moisture Beauty Hand Cream. I moisturize my hands a few times a day when they start to feel dry. If you’re not able to keep a moisturizer with you during the day, moisturize once when you wake up (after showering), and once before you go to bed.
If your hands still feel rough you can use an exfoliating scrub a few times a week, such as this One Minute Manicure Spa Treatment. This will help remove any dead skin that has built up, and start to work on smoothing your calluses.
Now that you’re on the road to smooth and beautiful hands don’t waste all your effort in the yard this weekend. We all have chores that need to be done, and some of them involve heavy lifting and rough outdoor work. Don’t forget to wear gloves to preserve your feminine appearance!
Nail Polish and Cross Dressers
Nail polish has a seductive feminine allure for cross dressers. Many times this allure is satisfied by a quick dash of nail polish. It may feel good, but unless you’re well practiced your nails will look messy and distinctly unfeminine. Not all of us can create the salon-manicured look, but with practice and by following a few simple steps your nails can accentuate your female appearance.
Clean your nails: Water and soap work well 🙂
File your nails: Use a nail file to gently round your nails. This will take some practice to do with your off hand.
Apply basecoat: A basecoat (such as OPI Natural Nail Base Coat) will help nourish and strengthen your nails, and at the same time provide a smooth surface for the nail color to bond to.
Apply your favorite color nail polish: It’s best to apply two thin coats, rather than a single thick coat. Start from the center of your nail and work outwards.
Apply topcoat: A top coat will add shine to your nails, and prevent them from chipping. Stay away from 2-in-1 base coat and top coats, rather use a dedicated top coat such as OPI Rapidry Topcoat. The base coat and top coat are designed to do separate things, and neither will be done well with a mixed formula.
Let your nails dry: Don’t rush it. Your nails will need at least 15 minutes before they’re dry enough for tasks like driving. Wait longer if you plan to wash dishes or change clothes otherwise you’ll smudge your nail polish.
Add some practice and patience and you’re well on your way to beautifully manicured hands without the salon cost!
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