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Wedding day nail design tutorial: Pearl French tip

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...

Easy and elegant

One of the most classic and elegant manicures brides love getting is the French manicure. We created a playful twist on the timeless mani by incorporating another classic element: pearls. By dotting a strand of pearly dots along the tip of your nail, it creates the illusion of a French manicure while being modern and unique.

Pearl french tip

Easy and elegant

One of the most classic and elegant manicures brides love getting is the French manicure. We created a playful twist on the timeless mani by incorporating another classic element: pearls. By painting a strand of pearly dots along the tip of your nail, it creates the illusion of a French manicure while being modern and unique.

Supplies:

  • OPI Kyoto Pearl
  • Karma Hues May Blossoms
  • Sally Hansen White On
  • straight pin

Pearl french tip

Instructions:

1

Start with a base coat of a very sheer pink, like one that would be used for a French mani.

Pearl french tip

2

Using the flat top of the straight pin or a dotting tool, paint some white polish on the tip and dot onto the tip of your nail, starting with a dot in the center and working your way out.

Pearl french tip

3

Let the white dots dry.

Pearl french tip

4

Using the same technique with the straight pin, dot some of the pearl polish over the white dots. Let dry and finish with top coat.

Pearl french tip

Final look

Pearl french tip

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