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The marbled mani takes on a whole new look! These turquoise nails were created by @workinggirlnails from Instagram and look exactly like the precious stone. Want to recreate them for yourself? Well, you're in luck. Donna took the time to share this beautiful step-by-step guide to getting the elegant look.Click through to see how it's done.Polishes: OPI Nail EnvyChina Glaze For AudreySally Hansen Insta-Dri Brisk BlueCult Nails NevermoreRica Glossy Glam Top CoatTools:Plastic grocery bag, cut into...
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Jasmine from WebHauteJas shares her must-have nail products of the moment! Check out her list of essentials from nail care products to polish colors and tools! What are the nail products you can't live without? Tweet your faves to @nailitmag #nailessentials.>>Jasmine's Product Picks:ASP Whiting Nail Paste: The summer's hottest polish colors can sometimes leave a yellow stain on the nail bed, especially if worn without a base coat (tisk,tisk). Using a whitening agent such as this one by...
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Make your nail art stand out with some rockin' studs! Whether you're a pro or don't know exactly where to start, Daily Charme makes it easy to recreate this smooth-lined mani for a night out.Things you need:OPI Nail EnvyOPI Black OnyxEssie Mademoiselle Seche Vite Top CoatGold Rectangle StudsGold Spike StudsStriping BrushClick through to see the step-by-step tips and tricks!1. Prep your nails with two coats of OPI Nail Envy, and two coats of Essie Mademoiselle.2. Use the striping brush to create...
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These sparkly fish inspired nails will make you feel like a mermaid. Create a shimmering underwater look or change up the colors with some deeper hues for fall. Celine from @Celinedoesnails shares the steps to achieve the design. Products and Tools:• Loose glitter (I used the teal glitter from this set from Born Pretty)• Polish that generally matches your loose glitter (I used Island Girl Surfer Babe)• A toothpick• Scissors• Top coat (I used two different ones, which I'll explain...
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Danele from @lowcountrylacquer shares a sweet nail treat! Find out how to create her fun candy nail design:Tools and Products: -Dotting tool, large end-Essie Blanc-China Glaze Peonies & Park Ave. -OPI I Just Cant Cope-acabana and Ogre the Top Blue-American Classics Gelous (as basecoat) -New York Color Grand Central Station (as topcoat)Steps 1. Prep nails for color with your favorite basecoat. I used Gelous. 2.  Paint nails with your favorite white nail polish. I like Essie...
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Fun and funky, this sponged nail art should be on your design queue! Since there are multiple layers and colors involved, we had Hannah of Dalai Lama's Nails break the how to into easy to follow steps. Check it out:Supplies needed: Base coatTop coatMakeup spongeClean up brushDetail brush2 contrasting colors (I used Essie Butler, Please and Barielle Cosmic Kiss)White polish (Zoya Purity) Step 1: Begin by applying base coat. Tear your makeup sponge into a few small pieces, and start...
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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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When you have your own polish line, inspiration for new colors can come from anything. For Jessica of Jessica Cosmetics, her summer palette came directly from nature: “On a recent holiday, I came upon an exquisite rose garden. I was captivated by the unusual colors, and knew I had to recreate them for my line.”You can bring that same breathtaking scene onto your nails with the six crème shades in the In Bloom collection. The set pairs soft pastels with stunning red and deep blue, the perfect...
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