DIY shellac- No more chipped nails: (1) Apply 1 thin coat of 5 Minute Gel Polish. (2) Apply 1 coat of Essies 3 Way Glaze base coat. (3) Apply 2 coats of polish. (4) Finish with a coat of 3 Way Glaze. Rather do this than spend 40 dollars every two weeks at the spa... wanna try!
Velvet Nails + Faux Gold Studs! (and they don't feel as weird as we thought they would!)
Dab some powder pigment above the cuticle before the polish dries and blow the color onto the nail. Top coat, clean.
OPI + James Bond // I love golllddddd
tutorial for putting designs onto your nails with printer ink.. Laser printer.
1)You'll need freshly pained (& dried) fingernails in your color of choice, a loofa, a makeup sponge & white acrylic paint. 2) Cut a loop of your loofa so you have just one layer of netting. 3) Pull loofa netting over fingernail at an angle. 4) Dip makeup sponge into acrylic paint. 5) Gently dab sponge onto nail. Finish!) When it dries finish with a clear topcoat :-)
Ever wanted to paint pretty designs on your nails and then realized that it was impossible to do yourself because you have a dominant hand? Well here's a solution!! Paint the designs onto a ziploc bag and then peel them off and place them on your nail!! Finish with top coat. :)
How to do a French Manicure Step 1: Apply a base coat and let dry. It’s important that it is completely dry before you proceed. Step 2: Apply paper reinforcements to your nail. Step 3: Paint a neon color on the tip, or whatever color you would like to use. Use 2 light coats for coverage. Step 4: Remove tape or reinforcement AFTER the polish has dried. Step 5: Apply a clean coat.
Getting clean French tips.