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Step-By-Step: Memorial Day Mani From Orly

Step-By-Step: Memorial Day Mani From Orly


By Dale Arden Chong

Memorial Day is just around the corner, which not only means that summer is officially here, but also that you can start wearing your most patriotic manis! Start off with some perfectly chic nail art for that first of many seasonal barbecues using this easy step-by-step from Orly.

A modern, patriotic take on the classic French manicure, your nails will be full of the Americana spirit! Let this look inspire you to create it yourself, or explore new ideas. When you do, show us your version on Instagram with #nailitdaily!

Memormial Day Nails Orly

Here’s the breakdown in four easy steps: Memormial Day Nails Orly

1. Prep nails with Orly Bonder Rubberized Base Coat ($11).

Memormial Day Nails Orly

2. Paint a diagonal stripe of Orly Pointe Blanche ($8.50) on the side of the free edge.

Memormial Day Nails Orly

3. Paint a diagonal stripe of Orly Haute Red ($8.50) over half of the Pointe Blanche.

Memormial Day Nails Orly

4. Paint a diagonal stripe of Orly Under the Stars ($8.50) from the new Coastal Crush collection on the opposite free edge, slightly overlapping the first two stripes.

There you have it! Your nails are set for any American pride activity this summer.

If you’re in the need for even more nailspiration, we’ll be with Orly tomorrow, May 24 at 10AM PST to get the latest scoop for Memorial Day manicures. Tune in on Instagram Live. We’ll see you then!

What do you think of this gorgeous look? Let us know in the comments below!

[Images: Orly]