Original scans shared by bokura no zashi here.
from NAIL UP! March 2012.
Cute Reverse French Nails: Smoky Pink Ver.
Smoky pink is so stylish ♪ Square studs project a sweet yet tough image
A: Base Coat
B: Pearly Pink Manicure Polish
C: Gold Leaf Paper (Pink)
D: Top Coat
E: Gold Manicure Polish
F: Metal Parts (Square)
Step 1: Apply A’s base coat over the whole nail. Then, apply B’s pearly pink manicure polish on the nail in the reverse french pattern.
Step 2: Use tweezers to tear up C’s gold leaf paper into tiny bits. You can have some slightly bigger bits too.
Step 3: Apply D’s top coat over the entire nail, then stick on the gold leaf bits in a balanced design.
Step 4: Using a thin brush, apply E’s gold manicure polish along the pink french line to create a border.
Step 5: Apply D’s top coat over the entire nail, then stick on F’s metal part. Use the tweezers to press the metal part down in place.
Step 6: Apply D’s top coat on the top of the metal part attached in Step 5, then stick on G’s prions. You’re done