And you probably have plenty of the secret weapon at home.

By Kelly Bryant
May 20, 2016 @ 7:15 am
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If you’ve ever struggled with trying to DIY a French manicure at home (either the classic natural-looking variety or one that involves more elaborate colors), then you know how hard it is to get those lines symmetrical. Fortunately H&M just passed along a pro tip to make adding that tiny stripe of color flawless and it involves a rubber band.

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Seriously, the retailer shows you how on Instagram. Simply tie a knot in the middle of the band, then loop one end around your thumb and loop the other end around the nail you’re painting. It’s kind of brilliant, no?

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Now if only they could offer us tips on how to make this Kimoji nails happen, or the bad-ass Kylie Jenner Lip Kit mani we saw earlier this week. But, hey, we’ll take what we can get. And there’s a 100 percent probability we’ll checking to make sure our rubber band supply is locked and loaded for this weekend.