How to Create Fairy Grass Nails!

I've been inspired by lots of different tutorials on these nails-this is pretty simple but I really like it and it's so easy. It's up to you what colours you use and how you interpret the design too.

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Start by painting your nails the light green colour, I've gone for a china glaze lime-remember before painting any colour onto your nails, use a base coat!

Start by painting your nails the light green colour, I've gone for a china glaze lime-remember before painting any colour onto your nails, use a base coat!

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Paint just the tips with a darker green, it doesn't have to be neat or gradiated (is that a word? I don't think it is...) the messier the better! Sort of ;)

Paint just the tips with a darker green, it doesn't have to be neat or gradiated (is that a word? I don't think it is...) the messier the better! Sort of ;)

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Before you dot white 'fairies' onto the nail, paint a sparkly/shimmery green over the bottom half-use a thin brush or striper to create a grass like effect. (Sorry If the photo isn't very clear)

Before you dot white 'fairies' onto the nail, paint a sparkly/shimmery green over the bottom half-use a thin brush or striper to create a grass like effect. (Sorry If the photo isn't very clear)

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Using the same photo, sorry forgot to take pictures for both steps. After painting on your 'grass' you can just randomly dot white or a shimmery silver, these are your fairies!

Using the same photo, sorry forgot to take pictures for both steps. After painting on your 'grass' you can just randomly dot white or a shimmery silver, these are your fairies!

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To finish just paint over a top coat or a very fine glitter/shimmer gold colour, something that won't cover up the design too much. I've used a very fine, practically clear goldy polish.

To finish just paint over a top coat or a very fine glitter/shimmer gold colour, something that won't cover up the design too much. I've used a very fine, practically clear goldy polish.

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I love this because it's so easy, you don't have to be very careful. I kept this on for over 2 days which is saying a lot seeing as my  manicures don't usually last 24 hours (I get bored...)

I love this because it's so easy, you don't have to be very careful. I kept this on for over 2 days which is saying a lot seeing as my manicures don't usually last 24 hours (I get bored...)

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I didn't take a pic for the last step, but I always go around the nail bed and cuticle with a thin brush dipped in acetone, hate messy cuticles! It makes all the difference, promise ya.

I didn't take a pic for the last step, but I always go around the nail bed and cuticle with a thin brush dipped in acetone, hate messy cuticles! It makes all the difference, promise ya.

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