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3 Easy Spring Nail Art Projects for Students

Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.

Spring Tulips

  1. Form the free edge with pink acrylic and the remainder of the nail with a sheer, sparkly acrylic.
  2. Add polka dots with white paint using a dotter tool to the free edge.
  3. Using a nail art brush, paint a yellow and purple tulip, then add the stems and leaves. Finish with a UV top coat.

Jade Sewell, Just Nails, Great Falls, Mont.


Pink Bouquet

  1. Cover the entire nail with a light pink polish.
  2. Using a silver glitter polish, create dots around the top of the nail.
  3. Using a dotting tool, create the flower petals with black, white, and dark pink polish. Add silver dots for the center of the flowers. Finish with a clear quick dry top coat.

Amy Rigsby, Blonde on Broad, Roma, Ga.


Retro Bow

  1. Apply bold pink and French white nail polish.
  2. Use a striper brush and create vertical lines with pink polish over the white tip. Use a shorter brush and paint two triangles for the bow. Allow to dry.
  3. Dip the shorter brush into a fuchsia polish and paint the center of the triangles. Put a white dot in the middle of the triangles using a large dotting tool. Finish with clear top coat.

 Elsbeth Schuetz, celebrity manicurist and international educator, Orange, Calif.

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