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Step-By-Step: LOVE ME Nails

Step-By-Step: LOVE ME Nails


By Dale Arden Chong

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of romance, especially with all the decorations, Instagram photos and more. Of course, to love another you must first love yourself!love me

Whether you’re coupled up or spending the day with the girls, take a little pampering, and really love yourself. It’s time to show the world what you’re made of, and what better way to do that than with some wicked nail art? Without a doubt, you’ll be overflowing with confidence, which is sexier than ever before.04_love me sbs03_love me sbs

Working together with nail artist Katelyn Armstrong, we created the ultimate nail art to say it loud and proud. With candy hearts and block letters, get a little cheeky with your nails this year. We’ll show you how.

05_love me sbsLOVE ME Block Letters:

1. Apply base coat.

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2. Apply two coats of light pink polish.

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3. Using a detail brush, draw out the “E” in hot pink polish.03_love me block letter


4. With a line brush, outline “E” in black polish.

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5. Apply top coat.

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6. OPTIONAL: Apply matte top coat.

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LOVE ME Candy Hearts:

1. Apply base coat.

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2. Apply two coats of light pink polish.

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3. Using a detail brush, draw out a small heart in pastel lavender polish.

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4. Draw out a second small heart in mint green paint.

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5. Using a line brush, outline the lavender heart in darker violet and the green heart in darker sea foam green.

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6. Using a line bush, add in phrases using red paint and apply top coat.

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7. OPTIONAL: Apply matte topcoat.

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Love this look? Show us how you did it on Instagram by tagging us #NailItDaily and let us know on Twitter @NailitMag!

[Images: Armando Sanchez]