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Coachella Nail Art

Hiroko Fujikawa of MARS the Salon in Los Angeles created these festive nails for the ultimate music festival.

Coachella Palm Trees

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2. Apply a sheer dark blue nail polish from the bottom of the nails.
  3. Apply a sheer light blue nail polish directly after the dark blue nail polish to part of the nail.
  4. Apply sheer orange color.
  5. Apply a sheer pastel yellow nail polish on the nail tips.
  6. Paint palm tree on the ring and index finger.
  7. Paint  two thin circles with black nail polish on the middle finger.
  8. Add half-moons to the circle.
  9. Draw small dots on the center of the circle and draw " V " shaped lines from the dot part to create a ferris wheel.
  10. Create a small circle around the dot and draw thin lines inside both circles.
  11. Paint the base of the ferris wheel.
  12. Draw a small palm tree next to the ferris wheel.
  13. Paint the tip of the pinky black and create palm trees.
  14. Repeat steps on the thumb.
  15. Apply a top coat.

Tribal Coachella

  1. Apply a base coat.
  2.  Apply a sheer beige nail polish on the thumb, middle, and pinky fingers.
  3.  Apply a light beige nail polish on index and ring finger, and create french lines.
  4. Draw a circle with a light beige nail polish on the center of the thumb.
  5. Draw lines on the French lines on index and ring fingers with dark brown color using a thin brush.
  6. Draw a small flower with a dark brown nail polish on the index finger.
  7.  Draw half-moons with dark brown nail polish along the line of the French line on the ring finger.
  8. Draw lines (half almond shape) and surround the small flower with dark brown nail polish on the index finger.
  9. Draw lines along half-moon part with light brown nail polish on the ring finger.
  10. Draw a line around the light beige circle, and draw an "S" on the center of the circle with a dark brown polish.
  11. Draw horizontal lines and vertical lines with dark green polish on the bottom of the middle finger.
  12. Draw a line with orange polish above the green lines on the middle finger.
  13. Draw four curved lines from the bottom part to both sides of the pinky with a dark brown polish.
  14. Paint inner lines with dark brown polish along the outer lines of the circle area on the thumb.
  15. Draw half-moons along the outer line of the circle part on thumb.
  16. Draw half-moons around the almond shaped part of the index finger.  
  17. Draw vertical lines and small triangles above the orange line on the middle finger.
  18. Draw vertical lines with dark brown polish above the light brown line on the ring finger.
  19. Draw a small line between two curved lines, add a "V", and draw half-moons along the "V" in dark brown polish.
  20. Draw small lines between inner lines on the thumb and draw half dots inside of the half-moons that surround the circle on the thumb.
  21. Make four triangles with dark brown polish above the small triangle on the middle finger.
  22. Create small half almond shapes along the line on the ring finger, fill the area, and draw lines that surround the small half almond shapes on the ring finger.
  23. Draw small flowers and dots in dark brown inside of the right curved line on the pinky.
  24. Draw small half-moons and half dots with dark green nail polish inside of the left curved line on the pinky.
  25. Draw two flowers with light brown nail polish and ttwo dots with dark green nail polish inside of the circle on the thumb.  
  26. Draw three leaves with dark brown polish above the circle on the thumb.
  27. Add three dots with dark brown polish on the index finger.
  28. Draw horizontal lines with dark brown polish above the triangles on the middle finger then draw diagonal lines inside.
  29. Draw four dots with dark brown nail polish on the ring finger.
  30. Draw dots with light brown polish inside of the triangle on the middle finger.
  31. Draw dots with orange nail polish between the lines on the ring finger, and draw dots with dark brown on half-moons on the ring finger.
  32. Apply a top coat.


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