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How to paint olympic inspired nails (london 2012)

Paint Olympic Inspired Nails (London 2012)

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Gather your supplies. I'm using a variety of different brands including L.A. Colors (white) Wet n' Wild (gold & red), Icing (blue), & Sally Hanson (base coat).

Gather your supplies. I'm using a variety of different brands including L.A. Colors (white) Wet n' Wild (gold & red), Icing (blue), & Sally Hanson (base coat).

Remove previous nail polish and cover with a base coat.

Remove previous nail polish and cover with a base coat.

Paint both hands with gold. Leave one nail blank. That will be our accent nail (British flag). You can use whatever finger you choose. I used 2 coats.

Paint both hands with gold. Leave one nail blank. That will be our accent nail (British flag). You can use whatever finger you choose. I used 2 coats.

Paint your accent nail blue. Mine took 3 coats.

Paint your accent nail blue. Mine took 3 coats.

Paint an asterisk on the accent finger. Make sure it's thick so you can paint the red over it

Paint an asterisk on the accent finger. Make sure it's thick so you can paint the red over it

Paint a strip of red on top of the white. I used the same brush for this one because Wet n' Wild has a new brush that's a thin and regtangular.

Paint a strip of red on top of the white. I used the same brush for this one because Wet n' Wild has a new brush that's a thin and regtangular.

Since I'm right-handed, i used a toothpick for my other hand to get a thinner, more controlled stroke.

  • 1.0 Base coat
  • 1.0 Gold nail polish
  • 1.0 Blue nail polish
  • 1.0 Red nail polish
  • 1.0 White detail nail polish