This striped nail art is speedy and stunning

Nail art is a true joy. Having something fun and pretty to glance down at throughout the day has undeniable mood-boosting effects. Once you get started on your creative manicure journey, you will find that it can get pretty addictive, fast. There's just one problem: Nail art can be hugely time-consuming. What do you do if you're in a rush but don't want to sacrifice your manicure?
This tutorial may be the answer to your prayers. By going for a simple, striped effect, you can achieve a beautiful nail look that takes mere minutes to complete. Customize your color options to complement any outfit.
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Materials
- Leafgel 451 (base color)
- Akzentz Hybrid-Pro lamp (not shown)
- Leafgel 435, 305, 064, 067
- Longliner brush
- Presto 82 in Mesto
- Kupa No Wipe Top Coat
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Instructions
1. Apply two coats of baby pink gel polish. Put your fingertips into the gel lamp to cure the polish.
2. Using a longliner brush, apply stripes of pale lilac from the tips of your nails downward. Put your hand into the gel lamp again to cure the polish.
3. Repeat the process with a pale aqua blue shade, and cure the polish in the gel lamp.
4. Apply stripes in warm primary yellow, and cure the polish under the gel lamp.
5. Repeat the process to create deep royal blue stripes and glittery gold ones. Cure the polish between each shade.
6. Apply a layer of clear gel top coat to protect the nail art and add shine. Cure in the gel lamp for a final time.
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