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Thanksgiving Nails

Holiday nail art is my favorite type of nails to do, especially around this time of year. Thanksgiving is approaching and its time for my annual turkey manicure. Today I'm going to show you some pictures of my Thanksgiving nails. I originally wanted to show you how I achieved this look via tutorial but my tripod broke while I was recording. Of course I was very upset because I only had a few more steps to record before I was finished. However, I wasn't going to let something like a broken tripod stop me, so I decided to just keep it moving. Ok so lets get started, I used a total of eight nail polishes to achieve this look. Do not let the number eight discourage you from trying this design, most of the polishes were just used for tiny details. First, lets start with the main color which is Teal Twin by Sally Hansen. I painted my thumb, middle, and pinky finger with this shade. On my middle finger I added a glitter ombre with Juliette by ILNP Boutique Nail Lacquer. Second, I used Oversized Sweater(white) by Native War Paints on my ring and pointer finger. Third, I used Sally Hansen's guide strips to paint the chevron design. Fourth, I used Sally Hansen's black nail art pen and Unplugged(brown) by China Glaze to draw and paint the turkey. Finally, I used Almost Famous(yellow) by Color Club Nail Lacquer, Silly Billy(orange) by Butter London, and Curiosity(red) by Formula X to paint the feathers. Since I was having a few complications such as my tripod breaking and smudging my turkey eyes, I was just over it. As of a result, I was feeling a little unsatisfied with this year's turkey nails. Overall, I think they look pretty good but they could have been better. Comment down below and let me know what you think. Don't forget you can find me on Facebook and Instagram! I hope that everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving!

Additional Products and Tools Used:

  • Seche Vite Base Coat
  • Rush Quick Dry Top Coat
  • Dotting Tool
  • Nail Art Brush
  • Makeup Sponge


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