How to Do Aztec Nails

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How to Do Aztec Nails
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Start with a base coat

Start with a base coat

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Then apply your coral polish

Then apply your coral polish

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*optional* I have a problem with centering, so with a toothpick I just marked where the tips of my triangles should be

*optional* I have a problem with centering, so with a toothpick I just marked where the tips of my triangles should be

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Tape your nails so only a triangle is showing

Tape your nails so only a triangle is showing

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Paint that triangle white, it'll help the gradient pop

Paint that triangle white, it'll help the gradient pop

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*excuse the nasty sponge* paint your gradient with the darker color on top

*excuse the nasty sponge* paint your gradient with the darker color on top

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Sponge it on

Sponge it on

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Keep going until you get the opaqueness you want

Keep going until you get the opaqueness you want

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Quick lesson

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Be patient and wait for all polish to dry, or you'll peel off the base like I did

Be patient and wait for all polish to dry, or you'll peel off the base like I did

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Fixed

Fixed

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Now use the black striper to outline your triangle

Now use the black striper to outline your triangle

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Draw a mini triangle on the side

Draw a mini triangle on the side

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Add another and fill them in

Add another and fill them in

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Other side same thing

Other side same thing

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Then add a small box on the tip of your triangle

Then add a small box on the tip of your triangle

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Do this on as many nails as you want, I only did on three

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Top coat/cleanup and you're done!

Top coat/cleanup and you're done!

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Comment any questions and I'll answer

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