Hi everyone! This tutorial is for birthday party hat nails for my birthday coming up this week! All products are listed below. I hope you all enjoy!


Start off with a base coat. I used China Glaze’s “Strong Adhesion Base Coat.”


Apply a base color of your choice, I used Forever 21’s “Rose Petal.”


With some colors of your choice and a stripe brush paint triangles on the nail with the tip pointing towards the cuticle. I used Winstonia’s “Short” striper brush, Sally Hansen’s Hard as Nails in “Heart of Stone”, “No Hard Feelings”, “Hard Bitten”, Jenna Hipp’s “Creme de Cantaloupe”, “Marshmallow Fondant”, and Sally Girl mini no name 812165.


Then, with some darker shades of the same colors, paint patterns in the triangles such as stripes and polka dots and then outline the hat/triangle. I used the same striper brush, Winstonia’s “Berry Wine” brush, Wet n Wild’s Megalast in “Mallrat”, Sally Hansen’s Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in “Pep-Plum”, “Blue Me Away!”, Finger Paints “Tangerine Tint”, Maybelline’s “Fierce N Tangy”, and Jordana’s “Key Lime.”


With an Xs dotting tool, place four or five dots at the top of the triangle/hat with the lighter shades.


Lastly, apply a top coat, I used China Glaze’s “No Chip Top Coat.”


Your Birthday Party Hat Nails are finished!

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