Create a pretty in plaid line tape manicure

An article in Bustle reveals that plaid is one of the most prevalent fabric patterns, enjoying popularity since the Scottish first donned it in the 1500s. Although the grunge heyday of the 1990s might be little more than a memory, plaid remains a modern fashion staple, popping up in everything from shirts and dresses to nail art.
Ideal for autumn, this plaid tape manicure stands out thanks to its subtle shimmer and shine. Wondering how to create a fashion-forward plaid manicure without venturing out to the salon? Keep reading for details.
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Materials
- Perfect Summer in 008 and 004
- Lumcrissy gel lamp (not shown)
- Green glitter
- Tweezers
- Young Nails Mission Control gel in Solar
- Red striping tape
- Fluffy eye shadow brush
- Long liner brush
- Gelish Top It Off topcoat
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Instructions
1. Start with clean, dry nails painted pearl white.
2. Cover your nails with a coat of Perfect Summer in 008.
3. Insert your nails into the Lumcrissy gel lamp to dry.
4. Cover nails with a thin layer of the green glitter using the fluffy eye shadow brush.
5. Paint a vertical stripe of Perfect Summer in 004 on the nail, just to the right of the center.
6. Insert your nails into the Lumcrissy gel lamp to dry.
7. Paint a horizontal strip of Perfect Summer in 004 on the top part of the nail, cutting through the vertical stripe.
8. Insert your nails into the Lumcrissy gel lamp to dry.
9. Apply a piece of red striping tape vertically along the left side of the nail using tweezers. Apply a second piece of red striping tape horizontally just below the middle of the nail.
10. Paint a thin, vertical strip of Young Nails Mission Control gel polish in Solar along the right side of the nail with the liner brush.
11. Insert your nails into the Lumcrissy gel lamp to dry.
12. Apply a layer of Gelish Top It Off to your nails.
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13. Insert your nails into the Lumcrissy gel lamp to dry.
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