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Nail Art How To: Greek Inspired French Manicure

Nail Art How To: Greek Inspired French Manicure

09.09.13

By niwp_admin

Revisit the classics with Greek-inspired French nails! Gold paints enliven an otherwise nude manicure and are sure to impress. See the full list of supplies and a Tatevik’s full step-by-step how to.

  • SUPPLIES NEEDED

     

    • Base Coat
    • Top Coat
    • Nude polish
    • Sheer white polish
    • Gold acrylic paint
    • Striping tape
    • Scotch tape
    • Detail nail art brush

     

    SLIDE 1 OF 8
  • STEP 1

    After applying your base coat and allowing it to completely dry, place a small piece of tape at the tip of the nail. Leave a wide enough tip to create the desired size of the pattern.

    SLIDE 2 OF 8
  • STEP 2

    Apply two coats of the nude polish at the base of the nail. Gently peel off the tape while the polish is still wet.

    SLIDE 3 OF 8
  • STEP 3

    Place the striping tape below the nude polish, press down at the sides.

    SLIDE 4 OF 8
  • STEP 4

    Apply two coats of the sheer white polish on the tip of the nail. Gently peel off the striping tape while the polish is still wet.

    SLIDE 5 OF 8
  • STEP 5

    Using you detail brush and the gold acrylic paint, fill in the line that was left bare from the striping tape.

    SLIDE 6 OF 8
  • STEP 6

    Proceed to draw the pattern on the tip of the nails.

    SLIDE 7 OF 8
  • STEP 7

    Once the paint is dry, apply a top coat of your choice. She used INM Out The Door. 

For more of Tatevik's nail art, follow her on Instagram: @NailArtConfessions
    [Courtesy of Tatevik K.]

    SLIDE 8 OF 8
  • SUPPLIES NEEDED

     

    • Base Coat
    • Top Coat
    • Nude polish
    • Sheer white polish
    • Gold acrylic paint
    • Striping tape
    • Scotch tape
    • Detail nail art brush

     

  • STEP 1

    After applying your base coat and allowing it to completely dry, place a small piece of tape at the tip of the nail. Leave a wide enough tip to create the desired size of the pattern.

  • STEP 2

    Apply two coats of the nude polish at the base of the nail. Gently peel off the tape while the polish is still wet.

  • STEP 3

    Place the striping tape below the nude polish, press down at the sides.

  • STEP 4

    Apply two coats of the sheer white polish on the tip of the nail. Gently peel off the striping tape while the polish is still wet.

  • STEP 5

    Using you detail brush and the gold acrylic paint, fill in the line that was left bare from the striping tape.

  • STEP 6

    Proceed to draw the pattern on the tip of the nails.

  • STEP 7

    Once the paint is dry, apply a top coat of your choice. She used INM Out The Door. 

For more of Tatevik's nail art, follow her on Instagram: @NailArtConfessions
    [Courtesy of Tatevik K.]

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