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BusyGirlNails Winter Nail Art Challenge Week 3: Glitter Heart

I've literally been quite the Busy Girl this week and I can finally get my Glitter challenge done for week 3 of the BusyGirlNails winter challenge. What says "I love you" more than glitter, well to a nail lover anyway :) 



Nail  Art Tutorial:
1. Apply your base coat and then 3 coats of Nicole by OPI in Rainbow in the S-Kylie. Do this for all your nails except your accent nail.
2. For the accent nail, apply two coats of OPI Italian Love Affair and allow to dry fully. Apply a top coat to speed up the drying time. 
3. Using tape, cut out a heart shape to fit on your accent nail. Take off some of the stickiness so that the tape just barely adheres to the nail but without taking off the polish underneath when it is removed.
4. Place the tape in the middle of the accent nail and then fill in the heart cut out with your glitter polish. Move around the glitter so it fills in the shape. 
5. Remove the tape immediately to reveal your glitter heart shape underneath.
6. For some definition, use pink acrylic paint to highlight your heart. Seal in with your favorite top coat.



Stay tuned for the week 4 challenge: Blue!


Dell'amore e Della Bellezza
XoXo


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