An Ironic Twist On
The Iconic Candy

Some of us love the sweet, pastel-colored candy hearts and everything the day stands for... and some of us don't!

An anti-v-day nail design


  • Essie's Borrowed and Blue
  • Essie's Blanco
  • OPI's Color So Hot It Berns
  • Sephora by OPI's Matte Coat
  • Julep's Blake
  • Julep's Carrie
  • SquareHue's Ocean Drive
  • Small paint brush

An anti-v-day nail design



Base coat

An anti-v-day nail design

Begin with a base coat of one pastel color per finger.



An anti-v-day nail design

Using the small paint brush and the red polish, paint a few mean sayings on each nail — make sure it's related to love!


Matte coat

An anti-v-day nail design

Let it dry and finish with a matte top coat to give it the candy effect.

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