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STEPS
TOOLS
Remove existing polish.

Remove existing polish.

Base coat.  I love Essie's Super Duper Top Coat - works awesome as a base coat as well.

Base coat. I love Essie's Super Duper Top Coat - works awesome as a base coat as well.

Alternating sparkle and light polish.  I used China Glaze's Fast Track and Ulta's Double Mint.  I'm doing the design on the light polish only.  Let dry COMPLETELY.

Alternating sparkle and light polish. I used China Glaze's Fast Track and Ulta's Double Mint. I'm doing the design on the light polish only. Let dry COMPLETELY.

Pour a bit of alcohol in the bottom of a cup or bowl.

Pour a bit of alcohol in the bottom of a cup or bowl.

Dip your clippings in the alcohol until soaked.

Dip your clippings in the alcohol until soaked.

Press on nail for a few minutes, firmly.

Press on nail for a few minutes, firmly.

Repeat, add a top coat, and you're done.

Repeat, add a top coat, and you're done.

Close up.

  • sparkle polish
  • light colored polish
  • top/base coat
  • nail polish remover or acetone
  • rubbing alcohol
  • newspaper or magazine clippings