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Plumage nail art: 2 Feather-inspired designs

Real feathers | -- final

Real feathers


  • Essie’s Sand Tropez
  • Square Hue’s Lincoln Road
  • Essie top coat
  • Scissors
  • Feathers (we used Guinea Hen)

Real feathers | -- supplies



Paint two nails gray and three nails tan. Let dry.

Real feathers | -- base


Apply feather

Working one nail at a time, apply a top coat and position the tip of a feather over your nail, and then gently press down. Let it dry a bit and then trim the excess feather. Repeat for all nails.

Real feathers | -- feather decoration

Real feathers | -- decoration



Apply a top coat on top of the feather to seal it. The result will be textured, but you can add as many top coats as you want to make it more glossy.

Real feathers | -- final

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