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Ornament Nails

 

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Start off with a base coat, I used Seche Clear’s “Crystal Clear Base Coat.”

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Apply a base color of your choice, I used a dark purple polish from Ulta Beauty’s “Whimsy & Wonder” set.

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Paint a circle slightly more towards the tip of the nail with a white polish. I used Sally Hansen’s “White Out” and Winstonia’s “Fine Line” brush but it may be easier to use a large dotting tool.

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I applied the red polish from the Ulta Beauty’s “Whimsy & Wonder” set over every other circle. Then I applied a rose gold glitter over the red circles and a silver glitter over the white ones, both from Ulta Beauty’s “Shimmer & Shine” set.

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With a striper brush, paint a vertical line coming from the cuticle of the nail to the top of the ornament. I used Winstonia’s “Short” striper brush and a metallic shade from Ulta Beauty’s “Shimmer & Shine” set. On both sides of the string, closest to the top of the ornament, paint an oval shape going slightly upwards. I used Red Carpet’s “Detail Brush.”

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Lastly, apply a top coat, I used Seche Vite’s “Dry Fast Top Coat.”

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Your ornament nails are finished!

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Candy Cane Pattern Nails

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Start off with a base coat, I used Seche Clear’s “Crystal Clear Base Coat.”

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Apply a base color of your choice, I used KleanColor’s “Red Alert.”

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With a white polish and a detail brush, paint small candy canes all over the nails. I did this by first painting a small dash and then adding a curved “c” shape coming off the top of that. I used Red Carpet’s “Detail Brush” and Sinful Colors’ “Snow Me White.”

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Towards the edges of the nail add partial shapes of the candy canes to make it look more like a pattern.

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With a thin detail brush add the stripes to the candy canes. Use a red polish, or in my case the same color as the background color. I used Winstonia’s “Berry Wine” brush.

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Lastly, apply a top coat, I used Seche Vite’s “Dry Fast Top Coat.”

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Your candy cane pattern nails are finished!

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Santa Suit Inspired Nails

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Start off with a base coat, I used Seche Clear’s “Crystal Clear Base Coat.”

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Paint your nails with a red nail polish as the base color. I used Express’ “Naughty.”

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With a striper brush and white polish, paint white tips on the nail. Do this first by painting a curved or straight line where the tip of the nail would start and then fill in the tip with white. I used Winstonia’s “Short” striper brush and Sally Hansen’s Complete Salon Manicure in “White Out.”

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With a metallic polish of your choice, outline the start of the tip using the same striper brush. I used Essie’s “Jiggle Hi, Jiggle Lo.”

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Lastly, apply a top coat, I used Seche Vite’s “Dry Fast Top Coat.”

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Your Santa suit inspired nails are finished!

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Holiday/Christmas Leaf Nails

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Start off with a base coat, I used Seche Clear’s “Crystal Clear Base Coat.”

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Choose some Christmas/holiday colors and apply one as a base color. I used MAC’s “Before Dawn.”

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With another color of your choice, paint a vertical line down the center of the nail. I used Essie’s “Jiggle Hi, Jiggle Lo” and Winstonia’s “Short” striper brush.

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With the same tools, paint three slanted horizontal lines one each side of the vertical line.

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With the last color of your choice, fill in every other space. I used OPI’s “OPI Red” and Red Carpet’s “Detail Brush.”

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To clean up the design, paint back over the dividing lines and clean up around the nails with a nail polish remover pen.

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Lastly, apply a top coat, I used Seche Vite’s “Fast Dry Top Coat.”

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Your holiday/Christmas leaf nails are finished!

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