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NYFW Nails: Essie Color-Blocking for Rebecca Minkoff

by NAILS Staff | September 6, 2018

For the Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2018 Fashion Week film series I Am Many, Tori H. for Essie created a subtle and sophisticated color blocking design using some iconic favorites and the Stop, Drop & Shop shade from the new Essie fall 2018 collection inspired by New York City. See the steps below to recreate this look. 

  1. Apply Here to Stay base coat for a smooth polish application.
  2. Add one coat of Skinny Dip to lend nails a clean and healthy look.
  3. Dip a striping brush into Stop, Drop and Shop, and create a horizontal line across the middle of the nail.
  4. Fill in the top half of the nail bed with Stop, Drop and Shop using the brush from the bottle
  5. Finish with Speed.Setter top coat for high shine that dries in less than a minute. 

See more NYFW nail trends in this photo gallery.

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