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How to do ruffian nails/ reverse french manicure

Also called a reverse French manicure. Just a fun, really easy nail look. Endless color possibilities.

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Apply base coat.

Apply base coat.

Paint your nails one or two coats with one of your polishes.

Paint your nails one or two coats with one of your polishes.

Nail in the video.

Nail in the video.

You can also do it like this, the second color covering the sides and only have the first color showing near your cuticle.

You can also do it like this, the second color covering the sides and only have the first color showing near your cuticle.

Take a q-tip or small brush and clean up around your nails. Then add topcoat.

Take a q-tip or small brush and clean up around your nails. Then add topcoat.

You can actually add another color, or do the first again. You can make it a double ruffian/reverse French mani. And you can so whatever colors you like. I did one with silver and light blue.

I did these a few months ago.

I did these a few months ago.

My original pics for this guide.

My original pics for this guide.

Hope they turned out great!

  • Base coat
  • Two different nail polishes
  • Top coat
  • Polish remover
  • Small brush or q-tip