A Graphic Gold-and-Pink Manicure That Will Revive Your Summer Tan by Nicole Ernst - Musely
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A Graphic Gold-and-Pink Manicure That Will Revive Your Summer Tan

posted in Beauty > Nails
08/04/2014
  • Essie First Base Base Coat ($9), Laqa & Co. Cagney Gold Fleck Manicure Duo ($16), Laqa & Co. Chubs Nail Polish ($13), Laqa & Co. Bounty Hunter Nail Polish ($13), Essie Good to Go Top Coat ($9), and tape.
    Essie First Base Base Coat ($9), Laqa & Co. Cagney Gold Fleck Manicure Duo ($16), Laqa & Co. Chubs Nail Polish ($13), Laqa & Co. Bounty Hunter Nail Polish ($13), Essie Good to Go Top Coat ($9), and tape.
  • Step One
After applying your base coat, paint one layer of the gold foil polish all over your nails. This allows for a hint of your natural nail to peek through.
    Step One
    After applying your base coat, paint one layer of the gold foil polish all over your nails. This allows for a hint of your natural nail to peek through.
  • Step Two
Next, to cover the whites of my nails, I painted on the gold metallic polish. This is the base of your look. I recommend waiting at least 30 minutes for the polish to dry, as the next step involves tape.Applying a topcoat at this point helps to smooth out any of the foils in the gold polish
    Step Two
    Next, to cover the whites of my nails, I painted on the gold metallic polish. This is the base of your look. I recommend waiting at least 30 minutes for the polish to dry, as the next step involves tape.Applying a topcoat at this point helps to smooth out any of the foils in the gold polish
  • Step Three
Cut strips of tape, and then cross them over to create a narrow triangle shape in the middle of your nail. Then apply a coat of the bright pink lacquer.
    Step Three
    Cut strips of tape, and then cross them over to create a narrow triangle shape in the middle of your nail. Then apply a coat of the bright pink lacquer.
  • Step Four
After you remove the tape, you're left with a striking geometric design.
    Step Four
    After you remove the tape, you're left with a striking geometric design.
  • Step Five
Complete the tape, polish, and removal process on each nail. It's best to remove the tape while the polish is still wet to get crisp lines.
    Step Five
    Complete the tape, polish, and removal process on each nail. It's best to remove the tape while the polish is still wet to get crisp lines.
  • The Final Look
Seal in your design with another layer of topcoat. Your final look is sure to bring on the compliments.
    The Final Look
    Seal in your design with another layer of topcoat. Your final look is sure to bring on the compliments.
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