French Nail Variation

I’ve been seeing this trend everywhere and now I see how it’s done! This is amazing!



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The inspiration-  one part edgy graphic nails,  one part traditional french mani. Here’s how I got this look:

1. OPI Nail Lacquer in Alpine Snow– Apply this over the areas where the natural white tips of your nails are. I dipped a fine-tipped eyeliner brush or paintbrush into this polish and applied two coats directly on top of a base coat.

2.Essence Nude Glam Collection in Cotton Candy– After doing the white tips, I then did a sheer coat of this Essence polish all over the nail to give it a slight nude pink tint (it also fills in any ridges from the white polish).

3.Sally Hansen Salon Manicure in Pat On The Black- This polish is a nicely pigmented black lacquer that dries to a glossy finish. I used the same fine-tipped eyeliner brush and dipped it in some nail polish remover to remove any white polish…

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