Summer Nails Look

July is in full swing, and the summer parties are still going strong. Having fun nails is the perfect way to complete a look. Here is an easy look that will make a splash at the next backyard barbeque:

The first step is to file your nails, of course!

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Who says that soaking your nails can only be done at the salon or with expensive gadgets and scrubs. I am soaking mine in a DIY nail whitener. It is inexpensive and only has three common ingredients. Take a small bowl and fill it about half-way up with warm water. Add 2 Tablespoon of Hydrogen Peroxide and 2 Teaspoons of baking soda. Mix them well and soak each hand for several minutes.

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Once the nails are done soaking, rinse them off and apply any lotion or hand cream.

For this look, I am using Sinful Colors: Professionals Soul Mate and L.A. Colors: Color Craze Meadow.

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Paint all of the nails except the ring fingers with Soul Mate.

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Once dried, paint the remaining two nails with Meadow. (Note: L.A. Colors: Color Craze Sea Foam and Beach Babe are very similar to this one.)

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The contrasting colors will make them stand out more while their pastel nature prevents them from clashing. (Hint: If the nail polish is hard to remove, pour the remover into a small sauce dish and soak the nails for a few minutes before wiping them.)

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Hope you enjoyed this look and quick tutorial. Don’t forget to leave a like and a comment it means a lot. Follow for updates on when I post next! Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, and Pinterest for more fun!

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