1. Start by applying First Base Base Coat, then polish a diagonal French tip with a striping brush using Pass-port to Sail.

2. Dip a small detail brush in Anchor Down and polish quick, diffused dashes from the side of the nail to the middle.

3. Repeat step 2 with At the Helm but on the other side of the nail, moving upwards and to the middle of the nail and make sure to leave the middle blank.

4. Finish with Essie Speed.Setter top coat.

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