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Tips For Your Tips: 4th of July Nail Art from MARS the Salon

July 2, 2013

Holidays are always a great excuse to get creative with your beauty routine, so why not try something fun with your nails? For July 4th, declare your digits independence in red, white and blue hue polish, with a little extra glitz and glamour. MARS the Salon, Los Angeles’ chicest nail salon known for creating unique and custom nail art, has a standout design using color blocking, nail jewelry and a touch of glitter for nails that proudly show off holiday spirit!

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Whether celebrating at a BBQ, pool party or lounging on the beach, let nails be your fashion accessory with MARS the Salon owner Hiroko Fujikawa’s 4th of July design. Below are her tips on how to create a festive design using red and blue polish with flecks of glitter, gold rhinestones and an American flag with mini stripes and stars.

MARS the Salon 4th of July Nail Art:

1. File nails into desired shape and apply base coat
2. Apply two coats of red polish to thumb

3. Apply two coats of blue polish to index and pinky fingers (for added sparkle, use a polish that has a hint of glitter)

4. Apply two coats of white polish to middle finger

5. Using nail glue, carefully apply silver rhinestones to ring finger

6. American Flag (middle finger): Using a precision art brush, dip into blue polish and draw a small box at the right base corner of nail (fill in completely). Using nail polish remover, clean brush and dip into silver polish to draw small stars inside of box. Clean brush again and then dip into red polish to create small horizontal stripes

8. Apply top coat to all nails to seal and add shine!


One Comment leave one →
  1. Ayanna permalink
    July 2, 2013 7:36 am

    Too ca-ute!!!!

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