Nail Design

Nail Art Studio: Gold Glory

by Sigourney Nuñez | June 30, 2016

1. Paint the nail with blue polish. Apply a second coat for full coverage.

2. Paint the smile line using gold polish and accent the lunula with a stripe of gold polish.

3. Once dry, seal the look with top coat.

Nails by Sonya Wilburn, Chicago, @sonyawilburn

Want to see your nail art how-to here? Email

You can also mail your tips (one for each step) and written instructions to Sigourney Nuñez, NAILS Magazine, 3520 Challenger St., Torrance, CA 90503. Make sure to include your name, salon name (if applicable), city, state, and contact information. When mailing us tips for Nail Art Studio, please mail them in a padded envelope or box to keep the nail tips fully intact in transit.

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