How to Create Glitter Nails

All That Glitter is Gold or at least it is on prom night. A relatively simple manicure that can be done in any color.

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How to Create Glitter Nails
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Start with applying clear base coat.

Start with applying clear base coat.

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Essie's Mademoiselle

Essie's Mademoiselle

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Add just one coat of your chosen nude polish. I use Essie's Mademoiselle.

Add just one coat of your chosen nude polish. I use Essie's Mademoiselle.

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Essie's Good as Gold (Very fine Glitter)

Essie's Good as Gold (Very fine Glitter)

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Apply a strip of your very fine polish (Essie's Good As Gold) on the top of your finger like a French tip but don't worry about it being perfect.

Apply a strip of your very fine polish (Essie's Good As Gold) on the top of your finger like a French tip but don't worry about it being perfect.

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Essie's Beyond Cozy (Semi-fine Glitter)

Essie's Beyond Cozy (Semi-fine Glitter)

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Make sure to clean off most of the glitter on the brush before applying to just one side of your nail. Carry this across the tip as well.

Make sure to clean off most of the glitter on the brush before applying to just one side of your nail. Carry this across the tip as well.

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OPI Gaining Mole-Mentum: Muppets Line (Chunky Flake Glitter)

OPI Gaining Mole-Mentum: Muppets Line (Chunky Flake Glitter)

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Using a dabbing motion, apply the chunky glitter on just one side of your nail bringing it across the tip. You won't need much so wipe your brush before applying.

Using a dabbing motion, apply the chunky glitter on just one side of your nail bringing it across the tip. You won't need much so wipe your brush before applying.

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Wet N' Wild Fergie Glamorous (Chunky Circle Glitter)

Wet N' Wild Fergie Glamorous (Chunky Circle Glitter)

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Repeat the same process but fill in areas that are bare. Wipe most of the glitter off the brush before dabbing it on.

Repeat the same process but fill in areas that are bare. Wipe most of the glitter off the brush before dabbing it on.

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Clean up the cuticles using a q-tip dipped in nail polish remover. For mistakes closer to the nail design, use an eyeliner brush. It provides more control and won't leave fuzzes.

Clean up the cuticles using a q-tip dipped in nail polish remover. For mistakes closer to the nail design, use an eyeliner brush. It provides more control and won't leave fuzzes.

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Finished manicure.

Finished manicure.

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Happy Prom or Night Out ✨

Happy Prom or Night Out ✨

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