Manicure to Try: Deep Blue and Gold Flakes
Inspired by the gorgeous marriage of blue and gold in a lapis lazuli gemstone, this bold pattern is more sophisticated than leopard—but no less daring. Get the look in three easy steps.
STEP 1 Apply two coats of a deep navy blue. Try MAC Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Spirit of Truth ($16; maccosmetics.com). Allow to dry for 10 minutes so you won’t leave any imprints when working with the foils.
STEP 2 Dip a toothpick into a topcoat, then use the end to attach a gold flake. We like to us Art Club by Color Club Gold Foil Flakes ($5; shopcolorclub.com). Place it down, and carefully flatten the edges with your fingertip. Repeat using smaller and larger pieces to create a varied design.
STEP 3 Add topcoat to seal.
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