An Ornate Opera Nail Design
Inspired by a look from Valentino, Spring 2014, nails are adorned with ornate, ethnic-inspired shapes in black, tan, turquoise and red.
Valentino-inspired nail art tutorial
Begin with a rich black base coat.
Paint a tan line across the top of the thumb nail and a red triangle beneath it. Let the paint dry and then paint two 'v' shapes on the tan line and some black lines coming in to create an ornate shape. Add three tan drops in the middle of the red design.
On your ring finger, paint an alternating pattern of red and tan diagonal lines. Create a pattern of alternating tan and teal 'u' shapes vertically down the rest of the nails. Let dry and finish with a top coat.
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Photo credit: Valentino