Nailed it.

Striped nail polish! I did my nails and then Mary wanted to do it. So I helped her and took pictures along the way.

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WARNING: Give yourself lots of time to get this done, I did one layer and then did the others later in the day so I wasn’t stuck with the nail polish stink for so long.

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Step 0: Clean nails… obviously, so it’s not going to count as a step.

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Step 1: Bottom layer painted.

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Step 2: Give the first layer plenty extra time to dry. Not wet, or tacky at all. Tape a line up to a third of your nails.

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Step 3: Paint above the tape with the second color.

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Step 4: Wait for a minute or so and peel off the tape slowly and downwards.

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Step 5: Clear coat

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Step 6: Again let dry. Give them lots of time. Then tape again and paint with the third.

Step 7: Pull the tape off again after a minute or so.

Step 8: Clear coat.

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And you’re done! There is so many different combinations of colors. And they’ll all look good!

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I think mine looks like sherbet but I’ve heard that they’re Easter colors too. I can’t wait for Halloween, I’m going to try candy corn colors; orange, yellow, white!

For even crazier nail art visit The Dainty Squid and search nails on her site. She comes up with wacky designs regularly. And they’re so fun and colorful!

Comments

  1. FUN!

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