Trend spotlight: Going nuts for nail art
Sep 11, 2012
Nail art trends to try
Here at SheKnows, we’re obsessed with nail art. It’s a great way to go beyond your basic mani and have some serious fun with your nails.
We reached out to four fabulous nail art bloggers for some of their best looks, along with some tips and tricks to recreate their designs at home.
Mr. Candiipants: Floral Nails
Go bold with a
that’s perfect for the last few weeks of summer. fun, floral mani
Polishes : American Apparel - Passport Blue
OPI Kiss - Me On My Tulip
OPI - Red Lights Ahead Where
OPI - Ogre the Top Blue
Sally Hansen - White On
China Glaze - For Audrey
OPI - Caught With My Khakis Down
Directions: Start with the base coat (Passport Blue).
Then, start creating your flowers. Add the bright pink color on each nail, followed by the white, then aqua, then blue, then red, and finish up with the army green.
The key with this design is not being too neat with it and making each flower look a little different.
Tips & tricks All of the details were done with a medium length striper brush.
It's important to clean the brush out with acetone or any nail polish remover between each color and if the polishes start getting too tacky.
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