Now you can add a fun DIY nail art manicure to your summer must haves along with your tan and windswept beach hair. With a little help from celebrity manicurist Gina Edwards, Kiss, and Broadway Nails you can easily master three looks for your nails that are artistic, easy and done in a flash so that you can spend more time at the beach instead of at the salon. From mod, checkered nails to gold ombrè, Kiss has something for everyone to try that will spice up their digits for summer.
And to make it even more interesting; we will show you how we did with testing out the nail art trends — see below for our step-by-step guides!
Look 1: Mod Black and White Checkers
Use the Kiss Nail Artist Paint and Stencil Kits ($6.99 at Walgreens)
Step 1: Paint nails with black polish for base coat.
Step 2: Take a small amount of white polish and create one stripe down center of nail. Create another thin stripe across nail to make four squares of black.
Step 3: Fill in one corner of checker with white then fill in diagonal corner with white polish.
Step 4: Allow it to dry and seal look with a top coat.
Look 2: Gold Ombre Nails
Use Kiss Gradation Polishes ($6.99 at Walgreens)
Step 1: Cover entire nail with one coat of step 1 polish and let it dry.
Step 2: Apply one coat of Step 2 nail polish on tip of nail.
Step 3: Before Step 2 nail polish is dry, apply one coat of Step 3 polish on top half of nail so that it will blend with previous color.
Step 4: Allow look to dry and seal look with a top coat.
Look 4: Wild Curves
Use Kiss Nail Dress ($6.99 at Walgreens)
Step 1: Apply one coat of dark polish of your choice.
Step 2: Before applying nail sticker, cut on a curve to create a new shape.
Step 3: Place sticker in lower corner of nail.
Step 4: Add some nail stones for some extra sparkle and seal with a top coat.