STRIPES!!!

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This week’s nails are stripes! I decided on stripes because I recently bought some new nail polish and I wanted to use them so I did! I bought a few colours but the two I used here are Revlon Metallic- 928 Silver Dollar and Rimmel London- 200 Orange Your Life. To do these nails you will need two different coloured polishes of you choice, masking tape or equivalent, scissors, top coat.

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So the first thing I did was to paint one coat of Silver Dollar on all of my nails. It looks good on it’s own too and I love the metallic look.Next i cut the masking tape into strips of reasonably similar thickness. Once the Silver Dollar was completely dry I stuck down the strips of tape onto each nail. I had two strips of tape per nail and again I tried to place them as evenly spaced as I could. Tip: Before you stick the tape onto your nail you should stick it on your palm or any area of skin a few times. This will remove the stickiness of the tape so that went you stick it to your nail and then remove it, there’s no sticky residue from the tape.

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Once all of my nails were taped up, I applied a coat of Orange Your Life. I found that you could see the silver through just one coat so I applied a second one to give it more solidarity. Then once this was completely dry, I peeled the pieces of tape off of all my nails to reveal the silver colour underneath. And there you have your stripes!! As always I finished it off with a shiny top coat. I hope you enjoy these nails!IMG_1966

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