A New Wave

Essie manicure, nail art, summer nailsWaving hello or goodbye is standard, but putting a wave on your fingernails is a fun way to kick start summer for clients. Here’s a refreshing take on a French manicure perfect for the warmer months from Essie. These surf-inspired tips will have clients ready to hang ten in no time.


step 1: Hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.
step 2: Clean then prep nails with an Essie base coat.
step 3: Apply 2 coats of Private Weekend. Let dry.
step 4: Using a striping brush, apply two guidelines with Pret-a-Surfer, creating a point at the tip of the nail.
step 5: Fill in from the cuticle to the guidelines with Pret-a-Surfer.
step 6: Shine + seal with an Essie top coat.

For more summer and beach beauty tips, check out Easy Beachy Beautiful.

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