How to Apply Sally Hansen Salon Effects!

Hello Lovies! So I hadn't created a guide in agesss and I was about to give my paws a buff so duhh I had to take a few snaps! This one is self titled. Enjoy!

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How to Apply Sally Hansen Salon Effects!
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Okay.. Not really a step but a visual of what you'll need to complete the manicure.. Check out my supplies list if you're not sure what is what 😊this pattern is called ROCK N' ROAR 🐯🐯🐯

Okay.. Not really a step but a visual of what you'll need to complete the manicure.. Check out my supplies list if you're not sure what is what 😊this pattern is called ROCK N' ROAR 🐯🐯🐯

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TA DAA! so this is what you'll get in the box. Only thing that they need to add is a pair of tiny scissors! P.s. I'll be doing the instructing so you really don't need to read that boring leaflet.

TA DAA! so this is what you'll get in the box. Only thing that they need to add is a pair of tiny scissors! P.s. I'll be doing the instructing so you really don't need to read that boring leaflet.

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First and foremost! Clean your paws and give them a good file down. I believe that the shape of your nails can either make or break your entire manicure.

First and foremost! Clean your paws and give them a good file down. I believe that the shape of your nails can either make or break your entire manicure.

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So you'll get 2 sets of 8 strips. ONLY OPEN ONE PACK!!! these puppies are made of actual nail polish so if you do choose to only use a couple, don't because they will dry upπŸ˜” I found out the hard way

So you'll get 2 sets of 8 strips. ONLY OPEN ONE PACK!!! these puppies are made of actual nail polish so if you do choose to only use a couple, don't because they will dry upπŸ˜” I found out the hard way

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..you'll need to match the most appropriate strip to each nail & peel off the top clear layer.

..you'll need to match the most appropriate strip to each nail & peel off the top clear layer.

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I cheat by cutting each strip into 2. This way I have double the strips and the second pack can be used another time 😁

I cheat by cutting each strip into 2. This way I have double the strips and the second pack can be used another time 😁

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Time to peel off the second white layer. Be carefullll! They tear quite easily!!

Time to peel off the second white layer. Be carefullll! They tear quite easily!!

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And also the holding tab...with even more caution!

And also the holding tab...with even more caution!

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Place the top down to your cuticle...

Place the top down to your cuticle...

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And with your index finger guide the strip down to the end of your nail bed and then do the same with the sides.

And with your index finger guide the strip down to the end of your nail bed and then do the same with the sides.

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Okay, now using the rough pink part of your file, gently file down any excess. Be sure to hold the file vertically and not on an angle so you're not filing off the strip!!

Okay, now using the rough pink part of your file, gently file down any excess. Be sure to hold the file vertically and not on an angle so you're not filing off the strip!!

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VOILA! That's one awesome nail! Go on, do the same thing with each nail πŸ˜€

VOILA! That's one awesome nail! Go on, do the same thing with each nail πŸ˜€

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Almost done...

Almost done...

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Add a clear layer of polish to secure any tiny tears πŸ’…

Add a clear layer of polish to secure any tiny tears πŸ’…

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DONE DIDLEY! 😍 What do you think?

DONE DIDLEY! 😍 What do you think?

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Here's another version I've done...

Here's another version I've done...

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And another...

And another...

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And another...

And another...

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And another...

And another...

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And another...

And another...

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Yet another (my fave!!)

Yet another (my fave!!)

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And well you get the point !

And well you get the point !

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As you can tell.. I'm obsessed. Hope that was in some way helpful!! Any suggestions, questions or criticism.. Comment away :) xx

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