I got the inspiration for these nails from Lynette Cenee's YouTube channel, she did a similar look, but, she didn't paint the middle stripe & left the natural nail there.
How To Get The Look:
I have to say this was a difficult look, especially when doing it on my right hand. The polish didn't turn out as smooth as I wanted, but, I think they did turn out pretty well. Alright, the first step is to apply a base coat (optional). Then, apply the first color a third of the way up your nail, starting at the bottom, don't worry if it looks neat at all, because it will be covered with the middle stripe. LET THIS COMPLETELY DRY! If you don't, it ends up looking uneven or smudged...like mine turned out. I really have an issue with letting my polish dry all the way...I'll work on it! Next, do the middle stripe, again, it doesn't matter if the top of the stripe is even or neat. Now, put on your first silver stripe. Just cut the tape and carefully put it on your nail & clip off the ends. If any hangs off, it will peel like crazy, and it is really annoying! LET THIS COMPLETELY DRY! To finish off the stripes, paint the top one. Try to keep the bottom of these stripes somewhat neat so the colors will stop & start at the striping tape. Now, put on the other piece of tape, be careful to not smudge the wet polish! LET THIS COMPLETELY DRY! Once it is completely dry, seal the tape with a top coat, if you don't the time consuming tape will peel off! I even suggest 2 coats to keep it in place. This look is pretty time consuming, so if you don't have the dedication, I suggest doing this on one nail as an accent nail!
I hope you enjoy this look! Happy Easter!
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