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Nail Art Studio: Mardi Gras Party

Valerie A. Williams demonstrates how to do Mardi Gras Party nail art.

Valerie A. Williams demonstrates how to do Mardi Gras Party nail art.


1. With blue, purple, and gold polish, create a water marbling effect on the nail. Allow to dry.


2 Cover the nail with purple glitter and allow to dry.


3. Using clear gel to adhere, place gold craft beads in a swirling “S” design from the base of the nail to the tip.

Valerie A. Williams, Atlanta

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