How-to: The V-shaped mani at Veronica Beard S/S ’13

Veronica Beard - Spring 2013 nails

The look:

Mint green or brick red nails accented by contrasting, graphic “Vs” in metallic copper.

The inspiration:

Bohemian chic. The collection had a sexy jungle appeal, with the nails popping against a clothing palette of earth tones and whites.

Veronica Beard Spring 2013 nails 2 How to: The V shaped mani at Veronica Beard S/S 13

The how-to:

1. Apply a base coat.

2. Apply one coat of Essie Nail Polish in Penny Talk, a copper metallic.

3. Let dry, and then create a V shape with a coat of either Essie Nail Polish in Recessionista (a brick red) or Essie Nail Polish in Mint Candy Apple (a mint green). Each V should start from the middle of the cuticle to the edge of the nail.

4. Seal the deal with one coat of Essie Good To Go Rapid Dry Top Coat.

1 Comment

Thursday, January 24/2013 at 12:46 pm

I used to do a pointed half-moon kind of mani using a piece of tape – way easier for those without steady hands.


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