Patriotic Party Stripe: Fourth of July Nail Art Tutorial
The Fourth of July is upon us. . . and what’s a Beauty Girl to do? Obviously an Independence Day Nail Art Tutorial is in order. Follow along as Ari Fund, of The Glittery, shares a step-by-step on creating a perfectly patriotic mani that’s certain to cause sparks.
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Eye shadow sponge
STEP 1: After base coat and allow to dry.
STEP 2: Paint one coat of white nail polish. Dry completely.
STEP 3: Dab red and blue polish on opposite sides of clean eye shadow sponge. Tap the sponge all over nail to create a sponged effect. Don’t worry if paint gets on your skin. That’s a sign you’re doing it right! Later, you can dip a pointed cotton swab in nail polish remover to clean up your skin/cuticle.
STEP 4: After step 3 is dry, place two pieces of tape vertically across the center of nail
Step 5: Paint white nail polish in between tape then gently remove the tape.
Step 6: After a few minutes, seal the deal with your top coat. VOILA! You’ve got yourself a patriotic party stripe!