Fun Striping Tape Mani

I thought I’d have a play around with some striping tape!
This mani was pretty fiddly. All that tape! Lol
It was well worth it in the end though!

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Colours – Ulta3 Corsican Rose & Snazzle
Base & Topcoat by Glisten & Glow.

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Here is a pictorial 🙂

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□ Apply base coat. I used G&G Stuck on blu!
□ Apply 3 coats of chosen colour.
□ Add a glitter coat to pointer and pinky.
□ Apply fast drying topcoat to all nails. I used HK Girl Topcoat.
□ Once dry, use two pieces of striping tape to make a cross on your nail. Then add more tape making smaller triangles in each of the four corners.
□ Apply silver polish over the whole nail covering all of the tape.
□ Immediately remove your striping tape. Make sure you do this when the polish is still wet.
□ Clean up any excess polish on or around the cuticle.
□ Wait for the silver to dry a bit before applying topcoat to avoid smudging.

Hope you guys enjoy and give it a go!

Fun & Bright Tape Mani

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A bit retro, a bit sparkly and very cool.

I thought of this design while trying to fall asleep one night.

I love working with striping tape, you can do an amazing amount of different designs with it. You can do just one simple stripe or you can create a beautiful intricate pattern.

I used all @ulta3 polishes and Glisten & Glow Base & Topcoat.

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Here’s a tutorial 🙂

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– Apply base coat. I used G&G Stuck On Blu!

– Apply 3 coats of chosen colour.

– Paint a thick strip of glitter across your nail.

– Apply fast drying topcoat. I use HK Girl top coat.

– Once dry use two pieces of striping tape to outline your glitter. Then another few pieces for your coloured lines.

– Apply black polish on both sides of your glitter strips, covering the small tape lines.

– Immediately remove your striping tape. Make sure you do this when the polish is still wet!

– Clean up any excess polish on or around the cuticle area.

– Wait for the black to dry a bit before applying topcoat to avoid smudging.

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Hope you enjoy and that the tutorial is helpful 🙂

Brooke x