Introduction: Summer Nail Art
Create a summer nail art look, that is monochrome in order to match any outfit! Simple to do, this nail art is perfect for any situation! You will need: Nail varnish remover and pads Nail file (preferably glass) Nail buffer Base coat nail varnish White nail polish Black nail art pen Top coat nail varnish
Step 1: Remove Old Nail Varnish
Remove any remaining nail varnish using remover and cotton pads which you can buy at any drugstore.
Step 2: File and Buff Nails
File edges of nails to a round or squared shape making sure that all are of even length and shape. Next you can buffer nails following the step by step guide present on your nail buffer this will make your nails smooth, without ridges and shiny. At this point if you wish you may moisturise your nails using hand cream- pat hands dry.
Step 3: Apply Base Coat
Apply a base coat of nail varnish to protect the nails and create a smooth finish.
Step 4: Apply Two Layers of White Polish
Apply a thin layer of white nail varnish to your nail. Allow to dry for five to ten minutes. Apply a second coat of white nail varnish to achieve an opaque and smooth finish.
Step 5: Draw on Design
Use a black nail art pen with a fine brush end and nib to draw on your design, this can be touched up using a cotton bud dipped in nail varnish remover. Allow to dry thoroughly.
Step 6: Apply Top Coat
Apply a final top coat if clear nail varnish to seal the design for a longer lasting nail. Show off your new design to all your friends.
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