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Pastel, Glitter & Neon Tips: Here's How To Give Your Nails An 'Insta'nt Upgrade

Pastel, Glitter & Neon Tips: Here's How To Give Your Nails An 'Insta'nt Upgrade

We are spoilt for choices when it comes to choosing an Insta-worthy manicure design. Unfortunately, we can all forget about those manicure appointments for now 'coz "Coronavirus." But you can definitely bring your artistic side to come out and play.

Here's a *tip* for all your lovely folks out there, be prepared to fall in love with this #SummerApproved twist on the classic French tip. Let your imagination run wild. Think in glitter, neons & pastels. Have we got your attention now?

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Ditch your ivory-white nail tips for something for quirky and fun. 

Here's what you'll need:

- Plenty of nail polishes in different shades and finishes. The more the merrier.

- Scotch tape

- Loose glitter

- Topcoat

- Acetone (to remove)

- Makeup brush or an arts & crafts brush

Glitter Magic ✨

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Undo the boring by adding a dash of glitter. And by a dash, we mean to go overboard. Glitter tips can look so stunning if done right. Here's how you can add the magic of glitterati on your nail tips.

Method 1:

- Use scotch tape to cover the non-white part of your nails. You can even use hole reinforcement stickers from your stationery drawer if you have em. 

- Apply top coat on your nails.

- Dip your nails in loose glitter and blow off the excess glitter from the sides of your finger.

- Repeat with all your nails and wait for 15-20 minutes to let the nail polish dry completely.

- Once dried, use a makeup brush to brush off all the excess glitter and apply two coats of top coat to seal your artwork.

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Method 2:

- Use scotch tape to cover the non-white part of your nails.

- Apply glitter nail polish on your nail tips

- Dip your nails in loose glitter and blow off the excess glitter from the sides of your finger.

- Repeat with all your nails and wait for 15-20 minutes to let the nail polish dry completely.

- Once dried, use a makeup brush to brush off all the excess glitter and apply two coats of top coat to seal your artwork.

Undo the boring by adding a dash of glitter. And by a dash, we mean to go overboard. Glitter tips can look so stunning if done right. Here's how you can add the magic of glitterati on your nail tips.

Method 1:

- Use scotch tape to cover the non-white part of your nails. You can even use hole reinforcement stickers from your stationery drawer if you have em. 

- Apply top coat on your nails.

- Dip your nails in loose glitter and blow off the excess glitter from the sides of your finger.

- Repeat with all your nails and wait for 15-20 minutes to let the nail polish dry completely.

- Once dried, use a makeup brush to brush off all the excess glitter and apply two coats of top coat to seal your artwork.

Pastel Power 🌈

'Coz a pop of colour never hurt anybody. Take your nails up a notch by giving them a pastel makeover.

Method 1:

- Cover the nonwhite part of your nails with scotch tape.

- Paint your nail tip with a beautiful pastel nail polish of your choice.

- Either use the same shade on all your nails or embrace your inner mermaid and paint every nail with a different colour. You can use a fine tip eyeliner brush or an art brush for more precision.

- Seal it with topcoat.

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Method 2:

- As mentioned above, cover the non-white part of your nails.

- Apply one shade on half a part of your nail tip and a different shade on the remaining part.

- Apply two coats of topcoat and flaunt it on the 'Gram.

If you are a nail champ and can freestyle like it's NBD, you can totally do it your own way!

Turn On The Neon 🤩

You can either hate it or love it but admit it, a touch of neon makes everything better. Give your nails a trendy upgrade.

Method:

- Cover the nonwhite part of your nails with scotch tape.

- Paint your nail tip with a striking neon nail polish.

- Either use the same shade on all your nails or have a mini neon party on your nails why choosing a different shade per nail.

- Seal it with two coats of topcoat.

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When it comes to applying nail polish, or any form of art for that matter, you definitely do not have to play by the rules. You can also use anything from a coloured eyeliner to a liquid lipstick to paint your nails! 

So, how are you nailing it today? 💅 ✨

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