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Nail design: Cincinnati Bengals manicure tutorial

Kara Endres is a graphic designer, illustrator and fashion blogger based in south Florida. She showcases her DIY skills on her blog, Sprinkles in Springs, as well as shopping guides, trends, fashion inspiration, illustrations, and nail a...

Decorate those spirit fingers!

Show some team spirit with this football nail design!

Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- final result

Cincinnati Bengals-themed nails


  • China Glaze's Liquid Leather
  • Sephora by OPI's Hi Def
  • Orly's White Tips
  • Small or striping brush

Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- supplies




Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- base

Start with an orange base coat on the fingers and black on the thumb.



Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- stripes

Using the small brush, paint some black animal stripes on the orange nails, mimicking the stripes of the team's uniform.



Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- letter

Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- letter

Fan-icure: Cincinnati Bengals | -- final result

Using the small brush, paint the "B" logo on the thumb, starting with a full white shadow letter. Let it dry and then paint the orange "B" over it. Let that dry, and then paint three black vertical stripes inside the orange letter. Let your nails dry and finish with a top coat.

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