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Valentine’s Day Nails

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These are fun and flirty nails that you can try for Valentine’s day!!  They’re pretty easy too!

What you’ll need:

  • Sally Hansen’s “Bubblegum Pink”
  • Sally Hansen: Advanced Hard as Nails, Nylon + Retinol Strengthener 
  • Pink Nails Strips (Can be found on Amazon or in a Beauty Supply Store)
  • Sally Hansen: “Mega Shine

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First Step:

Apply Sally Hansen’s “Advanced Hard as Nails” after filing nails.

Second Step:

Apply “Bubblegum Pink”.  This color pink is very girly and reminded me of a “Barbie Pink”
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Third Step:

Apply the nails strips diagonally down the nail.  These can be difficult to apply, so be patient.  They’ll look great in the end!

Fourth Step:

Apply the “Mega Shine” to make your nails really pop!

Thank you for reading!  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns just let me know! Happy Valentine’s Day! What are your plans? xoxo

Peace Sign Nails

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I originally saw these kind of nails in a magazine and decided to spin it a little to make them my own!  I have received a lot of questions on whether I did these myself or not and the answer is “yes”!  Let me show you how!

What you will need:

  • Sally Hansen: Advanced Hard as Nails, Nylon + Retinol Strengthener
  • Sally Hansen: “Back to the Fuchsia”
  • Sally Hansen: Black Platinum”
  • Kiss Nail Art Paint in Black (Walgreen’s)
  • Sally Hansen: “Mega Shine”

This style is relatively easy as long as you have steady hands.  The only difficulty I came across was trying to draw the fine lines on my left hand.

First Step:  Prep your nail (file, buff, cut cuticles).  Put on the clear Hard as Nails nail polish to help protect your nails and also build up the strength.  Putting on a clear coat can also help prevent your nails from being stained by your nail polish.

Second Step: Apply “Back to the Fuchsia” (hot pink) to your thumb, middle, and ring fingers.  Wait until dry and apply a second coat.  This is my favorite color of all time so just be aware that you may fall in love with it!

Third Step:  Apply “Black Platinum” to you pointer and little fingers.  You may have to apply three coats because this is a rather thin paint and will not show a true black with just two coats.

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Fourth Step: Take the nail art paint in black and carefully outline the the outer edges of your thumbnail and ring finger.  You really want to make sure that this is a thin line, you don’t want it to be too thick.  Once you have outlined your nail, draw a thin line down the middle of your nail.  Once the line is to your liking make two lines branching out to create a peace sign.

Fifth Step:  For your middle finger, we are creating a french manicure.  Draw a line that follows the curve of your upper nail.  You may want to make this line a little more thick so it is more apparent.

Sixth Step:  Once your nails have completely dried, apply the “Mega Shine” to make sure your new look stands out!

And you are finished!!  This is by far my favorite nail design I have tried, I hope you enjoyed it too!!  Thank you for reading! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns just let me know! 🙂 xoxo