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Nail Art Studio: Summer Silhouette

Danielle Manzano demonstrates how to do Summer Silhouette nail art.

Danielle Manzano demonstrates how to do Summer Silhouette nail art.


1. Apply light, shimmery beige polish halfway across the nail to create the sand.


2. To create the sky, apply a soft blue over the top of the nail, pulling it down toward the sand color.


3. With white polish, add clouds.


4. With black acrylic paint, draw the lounge chair and sun umbrella.


5. With black acrylic paint, draw a lounging girl on the lounge chair. Finish with a clear top coat.

Danielle Manzano, Nails by Daniela, Little Ferry, N.J.

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