A nail design for women who just aren't that into Valentine's Day

Feb 8, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. ET
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Some of us love the sweet, pastel-colored candy hearts and everything the day stands for... and some of us don't!

This nail design is a snarky take on candy hearts for women who want to take a stand against the Hallmark holiday.

Supplies:

  • 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
Image: Kara Endres/SheKnows

Instructions:

Step 1: Base coat

An anti-v-day nail design
Image: Kara Endres/SheKnows

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

Step 2: Messages

An anti-v-day nail design
Image: Kara Endres/SheKnows

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

Step 3: Matte coat

An anti-v-day nail design
Image: Kara Endres/SheKnows

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

Before you go, check out our Valentine's Day nails slideshow below.

Love nails
Image: Marienails/Instagram

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