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Easter Nails: Bunnies & Carrots

Nail polishes used: Blue: Kiko Milano 344 Pink: Kiko Milano 282 White: Wet n Wild French White Creme Orange: Wet n Wild Blazed Green: Wet n Wild Be more pacific Black: Apple Barrel's Gloss Acrylic Paint Glitter: Essence Nail Art Topper 21 get the party started Top coat: pop-arazzi quick dry top coat

Super Easy Rainbow Polka Dot Nail Art DIY || THE NAIL POLISH CHALLENGE

Products used: KBShimmer Base Coat: I Scream Nails Soft Serve: I Scream Nails Bubblegum Bang: I Scream Nails Sunny Boy: I Scream Nails Juicy Juicy: I Scream Nails Grasshopper Pie: I Scream Nails Blue Heaven: I Scream Nails Grape Soda: KBShimmer Top Coat: LIQUID LATEX: MATTE TOP COAT:

Tribal Egg Nail Art | Easter 2016 ♡

♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡ Spring in my step by China Glaze Golden Rule by Sally Hansen Pearly Antique Blue by Kiko Nail Vinyls: Base and top coat

DIY Water Marble Nails

Classy meet edgy. Recreate these stunning water marble nails with this easy step-by-step tutorial!
DIY Water Marble Nails
     Recently, we posted an article about our favorite minimalist nail art designs and today we’re totally drooling over this stone water marble nail art. Because we can’t get enough of its chic, easy design, we’re recreating the look with this step-by-step tutorial that’s so easy all you need is a few materials and 20 minutes.

Products Used In This Tutorial

Nail polish (3 colors)Plastic wrapWarm waterAn alcohol-based liquid in a spray bottle (can be hand sanitizer, hair spray, perfume, or body spray)Colorless top coat
I’m excited, you’re excited, so let’s get started!
Step 1: Apply base coat
Your base coat can be any color. We recommend trying this look with a black base coat. IMAGE VIA Cute Polish
Step 2: Ball up the plastic
     This will be your tool to creating the stone marble effect.
The secret to creating a nice marble design is plastic wrap! IMAGE VIA Cute Polish

Here’s How To Get A Professional Manicure At Home

LA’s top nail artist shares her tips and tricks for achieving the perfect manicure at home. Keep on reading to learn how! 
The Perfect DIY At-Home Manicure      While we love nothing more than going to our favorite nail salon and getting our nails did, we also understand and accept the financial reality of our bank account which makes trips to the salon a privilege rather than a right.

     However, that doesn’t make going without our mani/pedis any easier. Instead, we’ve had to adapt to the good ol’ DIY approach: shaking off our dusty nail polishes, attempting to push back our cuticles and filing our nails only to see the finished result and think, “Meh. That could’ve turned out way better.”

     Thankfully, there’s light at the end of the traumatic at-home manicure tunnel and it comes in the diaphanous form of an infographic from one of LA’s top manicurists, Madeline Poole.

     Madeline goes over every step of the process — from filing to top coats — to make manicures great again! Your …

DIY Shattered Glass Nail Art Tutorial

This viral trend is not going anywhere, anytime soon. Learn how to DIY shattered glass nail art with this step-by-step tutorial. 
DIY Shattered Glass Nail Art Tutorial      Without South Korea, our skin would be in shambles and we would be entrenched in a life where shattered glass nail art doesn’t exist. While it certainly seems as if we can’t get enough of Korean beauty (probably because we can’t), there are so many great trends and looks to try that we can’t help but write about all of them. This leads to a lot of posts with the word “Korea” in there, something we’re definitely not opposed to (they clearly have their beauty game on lock). So, bear with us as we fangirl for a bit about shattered glass nails and how it’s, quite possibly, one of the most inventive trends of the social media age.

     Created with iridescent cellophane, shattered glass nails are an easy look that gives your nails the appearance of having been dipped in shards of broken glass. The result is all beauty, no …

Flamingo Nails | BONUS DIY Nail Polish Sticker

Materials China Glaze Bottoms Up (Pink) OPI Alpine Snow (white) Julep Denver (mint) ORLY Instant Artist Water Based Striper - Black Orly Instant Artist Water Based Striper - White OPI Let's do Whatever We Want (pink glitter) Thin nail brush (from this set) OPI Natural Nail Base Coat Seche Vite Top Coat


     The look of these nails is very similar to how quail eggs look and it is a combination of two shades of green. If you tried out nail tutorials before that involve you to use water, it is great, if not, it is great again, a good opportunity to start trying out some. Once you will make some, you will get into the fever and will enjoy doing different models and patterns. Today’s tutorial is very similar to some we presented you in the past and the uniqueness of it is given by the colors used.

What you will need:
– dark green nail polish;
– light pearled green nail polish;
– a small container with water;
– some alcohol in a spray bottle.
– some acetone and q-tips to remove the excess polish;
– top coat (optional).
     1. Paint all of your nails with the dark green shade and let the polish dry very well;
     2. Take the small container with water and start putting a few drops of the other polish in it (the light green one).
     3. Spray some alcohol over the polish.
     4. Stick o…


     When we were kids, at one point we all would have wanted to be or become a mermaid. All the movies and cartoons that had mermaids in it made us be charmed by their strength and beauty. Even if you have got over that fantasy long time ago you can still be chic making some mermaid inspired nails for yourself.
What you will need:
– turquoise nail polish;
– royal blue and emerald green nail polish (preferably with glitter in them);
– sponge;
– some fishnet;
– small nail decorations that look like gems;
– top coat;
– acetone and q-tips to clean out the excess polish on skin.

     1. Start with applying one layer of turquoise nail polish on your nails and let them dry very well.
     2. Take the sponge and apply the other polishes to it, the green and blue, because you will have to dab them over every nail. Before dabbing make sure you hold the fishnet over the nail.
     3. Repeat for each and every nail, and soak the sponge with polish as many times you need.
     4. Take the small de…

Easter Nail Art || using 'Zig Zag' tape by Whats Up Nails

Products: Zig Zag tape small USE MY DISCOUNT CODE "XNAILSBYMIRI10" FOR 10% OFF ON NAIL VINYLS Zig Zag tape big USE MY DISCOUNT CODE "XNAILSBYMIRI10" FOR 10% OFF ON NAIL VINYLS Nail art brush: use my discount code "MIRI10" for 10% off Black Pearls (eBay) Colorful Leaves Studs (eBay) Dotting tool (eBay)
Polishes: Milani - White On The Spot Sally Hansen - Sweetie (Sugar Coat) Essie - Lilacism Anny - City Walk Kleancolor - Pastel Teal Sally Hansen - Perefect Pear-ing Sinful Colors - Skylark
Matte Topcoat (DA) Quick dry topcoat (Sally Hansen - Instadri)

Easter Nail Art ♥ Three Cute & Easy Tutorials!!!

PRODUCTS AND NAIL POLISH USED: Dotting Tools: Nail Stripers: Top Coat: Seche Vite
Manicure #1 OPI Alpine Snow Lime Crime Parfait Day Orly Fancy Fuchsia Essie Penny Talk
Manicure #2 Essie Borrowed & Blue Orly Fancy Fuchsia Nail Art Pen:
Manicure #3 White OPI Alpine Snow Orly Fancy Fuchsia Nail Art Pen: Essie Play Date China Glaze Sun Worshiper Lime Crime Crema De Limon

✦ Pink Galaxy Nails ✦

Pastel pink galaxy nail art! Sort of reminds me of a unicorn! I've wanted to do galaxy nails for a while but since it's still warm out I wanted to try out a lighter look. Pretty and girly, and simple to do! YAY! Back to school nails will be up next week! :D
❥ Materials → Nicole by OPI Sweet Surrender (Light Pink) OPI Alpine Snow (White) Sally Hansen I Heart Nail Art Pretty in Hot Pink (Hot pink) China Glaze That's Shore Bright (Purple) Sinful Colors Sweet Nothing (Blue) Orly water-based white striper Julep Camille (clear iridescent glitter, optional) Hard Candy Bridal Party (Pink Glitter) OPI Natural Nail Base Coat Seche Vite Topcoat

Nail Art Tutorial: Tribal / Aztec Print Over Neon Gradient

Brushes used: Detailer brush from this nail art brush set: A regluar, tiny paintbrush from a craftstore, trimmed to make thinner. 
Here’s a video on how you can do it yourself:
Steps: 1. Apply a basecoat and paint your nails white. This is important especially because we’re using neons because this will make the colors pop! Let this dry COMPLETELY
2. Apply some liquid latex around your nail. You can also use tape
3. Take out a makeup sponge and make sure there’s no dust particles on it. You can do this by taking some tape and just firmly stick on the sponge and then remove it.
5. Paint yellow and pink polish onto the sponge, slightly overlapping each other
6. Dab the sponge on your nail to transfer the polish. Move it a bit up and down and from side to side to make sure you get polish on the whole nail and to blend the colors
7. Repeat the last two steps on each nail, making each layer dry a couple of minutes bef…

5 Color Gradient and Heart Nail Art Tutorial || KELLI MARISSA

POLISHES USED: Cuccio Base Coat: OPI Alpine Snow: China Glaze Too Yacht to Handle: China Glaze UV Meant to Be: China Glaze Boho Blues: China Glaze What A Pansy: China Glaze That's Shore Bright: Nanacoco Love Black: KBShimmer Top Coat: OPI MATTE TOP COAT:

Nail Decor Inspired Fall Fashion Manicure DIY || KELLI MARISSA

Halloween Nail Art Tutorial | DIY Halloween Nails

Products: Rimmel 60 seconds 320,403,613 Nail brush for detail work Makeup sponges Acrylic paint OUmaxi Base coat Orly Bonder Top coat Seche Vite

How to: Burned Newspaper nail art / Маникюр Газетный принт на ногтях

Products: Flormar pretty nail enamel P30 Flormar plus quartz 012 Cecile nail colors 101 Newspaper Make-up sponge Alchohol 40% - I used Russian vodka :-) Base coat Orly Bonder
Top coat Seche Vite Мне понадобилось: Лак Flormar pretty nail enamel P30 Лак Flormar plus quartz 012 Лак Cecile nail colors 101 Газета Спонж для маникюра Спиртосодержащая жидкость (я использовала водку))) База Orly Bonder Финишное покрытие Seche Vite

Rainbow butterfly nail art tutorial

I used: - Parrot Polish Aeon Flux ( - OPI Alpine Snow - Serum No. 5 I Gleam In Pink, Orange You Sunny, Solar Power, Krypton-Brite, Indi-Glo & Ultra Violet ( - Black acrylic paint - Nail art brush from Christrio Scotland - HK Girl top coat from Glisten&Glow (