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2011
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In need of a smile? Paint on this beautiful design for an even brighter day.


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DIY Nail Art by Catherine Rodgers

Published by Adams Media

The cure for the common mani!

Black Lace. Summer Citrus. Hot Pink Zebra. Get ready for nails that will get you noticed!

Catherine Rodgers, creator of the popular nail art YouTube Channel Totally Cool Nails, shares her secrets in DIY Nail Art. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips for recreating Catherine's stunning looks, you can create one-of-a-kind nail art designs without ever stepping inside a nail salon.

Inside this colorful guide to all things nails, you'll find seventy-five eye-catching designs including never-before-seen styles like Argyle, Light Burst, and Spiderweb Nails.

Complete with step-by-step photographs so you can nail your look every time, DIY Nail Art will have you saying goodbye to the nail salon--and hello to fashion-forward nails at home!

© 2014 Catherine Rodgers / Adams Media · Reproduced with permission.

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  1. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 1 1

    Start by painting your nails with a light pink nail polish

  2. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 2 2

    Apply a layer of rainbow glitter nail polish over the pink.

  3. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 3 3

    Using a nail art brush and a blue nail polish, create a curved line at the bottom right corner of your nail.

  4. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 4 4

    Repeat the previous step using the rest of the colors of this rainbow (green, yellow, red). The red arc will be the largest.




  5. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 5 5

    Using a dotting tool and a white nail polish, make a few clusters of dots on every nail except the ring fingers. These will create clouds.

  6. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 6 6

    Using the same method, create a few clouds at the base of the rainbow.

  7. How to paint a rainbow nail manicure. Cloud & Rainbow Nails - Step 7 7

    Finally, apply a top coat to your nails to seal in the design.

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