from Nail Up! May 2012.

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Nail Trend World Map

In this article, we do a complete study of fashionable nails inspired by various trends and hits from foreign countries! Paris, Los Angeles, Hawaii and London, we introduce popular nail designs from these 4 places ☆ We also show you 4 other designs based on the image colors of Brazil, Spain, Bali and Bulgaria ♪ All these wonderful designs will make you want to travel to those countries immediately ☆ In this wanderlust season, which design would you pick as you look forward to your travels!?

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Paris meets “Mannish French”
French nails have always had a ladylike image, but it’s a popular trend in Paris now to transform them into a mannish French style. While retaining the elegance of French nails, here are some great designs ❤


Design #1

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A: Base Coat
B: Manicure Polish (Beige)
C: Top Coat
D: Gold Glitter
E: Hologram Stickers (Black)
F: Color Gel (Black)
G: Metal Parts (Flower)
H: Glue


Step 1: File your nail down to shape, then carefully apply A’s base coat over your entire nail. Be careful not to miss out the edges!


Step 2: Carefully draw a French tip using B’s beige polish. Go over the tip again for 2 layers.


Step 3: Mix C’s top coat with D’s glitter, and draw a lame line along the French line.


Step 4: Apply C’s top coat over your nail, then stick on E’s hologram stickers in a balanced design as shown.


Step 5: Fill up the interior of G’s flower with F’s black gel and allow to dry.


Step 6: Use H’s glue to stick the flower onto the center of the nail. Apply C’s top coat over your entire nail to complete.

Design #2

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A: Base Coat
B: Manicure Polish (Beige Pink)
C: Acrylic Paint (White)
D: Top Coat


Step 1: File your nail down to shape, then carefully apply A’s base coat over your entire nail. Be careful not to miss out the edges!


Step 2: Carefully draw a French tip using B’s beige pink polish. Go over the tip again for 2 layers.


Step 3: Draw lace patterns onto the French tip using C’s white acrylic paint.


Step 4: Apply D’s top coat over your entire nail to complete. This design goes easily with any coordination!

Design #3

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A: Base Coat
B: Manicure Polish (Aquamarine)
C: Manicure Polish (Purple)
D: Top Coat
E: Hologram Stickers (Aurora)
F: Various Parts


Step 1: Apply A’s base coat over your entire nail, then B’s aquamarine polish in a French tip, leaving the tip of your nail uncolored.


Step 2: Apply C’s purple polish in a French tip over the tip of your nail.


Step 3: Apply D’s top coat over your nail, then stick on E’s hologram stickers over the aquamarine French line.


Step 4: Stick on F’s various parts onto the tip and side of your nail. Apply D’s top coat over your entire nail to complete.

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