Stars and Stripes Nail Art

By Sammy
6/19/2013 8:48:56 AM

With Independence Day coming up this week, most of us will be taking some time out to celebrate and really get into the swing of things. I can never resist creating a themed manicure whenever a national holiday rolls around. If you're the same, read on to see how I created this Stars and Stripes nail art!

Credit: Care2

Step 1: Use a white polish on all your nails except for your accent nail. Paint that one blue! Wait for these to dry completely before moving on to the next step. I normally use a fast drying top coat like Sally Hansen Dries Instantly to speed up the process.

Step 2: Apply striping tape to each nail going from your cuticle to the tip. This is made much easier with a pair of tweezers! Make sure you let the tape go past the tips of your nails so that you have something to grab on to when it comes to removing the tape.

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