Style and Beauty

How to do metallic stripe nails

Rita Remark, lead artist for Essie Canada, tells us how to create this simple nail art.

Photo: Roberto Caruso and Erik Putz Photo: Roberto Caruso and Erik Putz

1. Apply 2 coats of polish.

2. Once nails are completely dry, cut metallic nail tape into strips of varying thicknesses. Using tweezers, apply strips randomly or in a pattern, trimming excess with cuticle scissors.

3. Seal tape with topcoat.

A version of this article appeared in our June 2016 issue with the headline "Nailed it!," p. 28. 

This article was originally published on May 12, 2016

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