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Thanks to Simone Gilbert, from the fabulous Urban Bliss Beauty, here's a gorgeous Mermaid Nail Design that will definitely add some fresh summer beauty to your wardrobe!Products Required:Clear GelColor GelIridescent Loose GlitterIridescent Glitter HexAcrylic Paint or Nail PolishFine Nail Art Detail BrushEmbellishmentsHigh Gloss Top Coat GelUV/LED gel curing lamp  STEP 1: Clean and prepare the nail for application. Apply a clear base layer and cure. Using your color gel (i’m using...
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We’ve been snacking on chocolate all day in preparation for this mani – we’re just that committed to nail art. Alpana of @alpsnailart shows how to get the look using these square opaque studs:Products Used:Brown polish: Maybelline Color Show Choco SinWhite polish: Maybelline Color Show Porcelain PartyPurple polish: Maybelline Color Show Glitter Mania Paparazzi PurpleMash Matte Top Coat2mm square studsStriping tapeTweezers Middle Finger and Ring Finger – ChocolatePaint the square studs with...
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You aren’t the only one having a summer fling: this kitschy watermelon and kiwi couple is enjoying a cocktail together on a romantic date. Follow along as Alpana of @alpsnailart shows how to recreate the look. »Alpana's social media:Instagram: @alpsnailartFacebook: facebook.com/alpsnailartPinterest: @alpsnailartTwitter: @alpsnailartProducts Used:Green Polish : China Glaze starboardWhite Polish : Sally Hansen Xtreme wear White OnRed Polish : Sally Hansen Xtreme wear Cherry RedMash Matte top...
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Here’s a skill every nail girl (or guy) should have up her sleeve: the dry brush technique! Watch as Lucie of Lucy's Stash shows how to get this roughed-up look in her video tutorial: Check out more of Lucie's work on her blog, Lucy's Stash.Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Lucys-StashInstagram: @lucysstashTwitter: @lucysstashYoutube: hyoutube.com/user/LucisekBeluha/videosTumblr: lucysstash.tumblr.com[Video: Lucie H. of Lucy’s Stash]
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How can you not fall in love with these? The nail art is toned-down enough for any occasion, and the petals you can create without lifting your brush! Watch and see how Lucie of Lucy's Stash does the soft one stroke flower.Check out more of Lucie's work on her blog, Lucy's Stash.Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Lucys-StashInstagram: @lucysstashTwitter: @lucysstashYoutube: hyoutube.com/user/LucisekBeluha/videosTumblr: lucysstash.tumblr.com[Video: Lucie H. of Lucy’s Stash] 
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Who knew something so cute could be so easy to make! This neon summer design by Maria Zaytseva is so much fun, and and creating it is a cinch! Here's how to do it: Step 1: I used my favorite nude polish Essie Topless and Barefoot as a base, China Glaze Love’s A Beach, American Apparel Neon Yellow and Sally Hansen White On for an accent nail and Polish Me Silly Clowning Around for the other nails. I also used striping tape, a make-up sponge, scissors and tweezers.Step 2: I put a coat...
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You may have already seen this nautical nail art by @infinitelypolished. We were so found of it, we wanted to design a whole look to go with it – and asked Doria of BeautyPopStop if she could guide us through it. Doria took the look in a vintage direction, inspired by pinup girls of the 40s and 50s. The makeup look she created as a result was classic but sexy – a strong red lip, filled out lashes, and rosy cheekbones. Doria shows us how she did it:What you need for the eyes:•   ...
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