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The Fourth of July countdown continues! I’ve posted manicure tutorials before (tribal print & chevron) that use tape as a stencil, but it wasn’t until some heavy Pinterest browsing that it occurred to me how much easier it’d be to use the tape on the nail. It was a why didn’t I think of that?! moment. I hate those.

Competitiveness aside, I couldn’t wait to put the technique to use in a manicure worthy of the 4th of July. For this American flag nail art, you’ll need:

  • Scotch tape
  • Scissors
  • Red nail polish
  • Blue nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Clear top coat polish

Start with two coats of the white polish. Let them completely dry (this is my least favorite part of painting my nails).

Keeping the tape in the dispenser, paint a strip with two coats of the blue and let it dry.

Using the scissors…

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