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Nail design: Cincinnati Bengals manicure tutorial

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Decorate those spirit fingers!

Show some team spirit with this football nail design!

Decorate those spirit fingers!

Cincinnati Bengals-themed nails


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

Decorate those spirit fingers!




Decorate those spirit fingers!

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



Decorate those spirit fingers!

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



Decorate those spirit fingers!

Decorate those spirit fingers!

Decorate those spirit fingers!

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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