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Nail Art Studio: Poinsettia French

Yolanda Hernandez demonstrates how to do Poinsettia French nail art.

Yolanda Hernandez demonstrates how to do Poinsettia French nail art.


1. Apply frost pink acrylic to the base of the nail in an almond shape.


2. above the pink acrylic in a V shape. Glue red netting above the red acrylic in a V shape.


3. Apply red acrylic to the tip of the nail and add the gold swirls. Apply a thin coat of clear acrylic over the entire nail.


4. Using white acrylic, create a white poinsettia at the base of the nail. Mark the petals of the flower using a quilting pen. Apply leaves with dark and light green acrylic. Apply tiny gold beads to the center of the flower.

Yolanda Hernandez, Hair Today Nails Tomorrow, Fresno, Calif.

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