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NAIL HOW-TO: Watermelon Nail Art from Essie

August 1, 2018 | 6:51 AM

Editorial manicurist, Alicia Torello, has created a new summer nail art look using a few of Essie’s most-loved shades. See how to recreate this look!

Shades used: Here to Stay Base Coat, Watermelon, Mojito Madness, Licorice and Speed.Setter

How-to Watermelon Mani:

  1. Start with a base coat such as Essie’s new Here to Stay base coat
  2. Take a striping brush to create the moon shape at the base of each nail using the shade Watermelon, then go back and trace along the edge of the moon with Mojito Madness to create the rind.
  3. To create the dots, you can use a dotting tool or toothpick and add a few random seeds using the shade Licorice.
  4. Finish with a top coat such as Essie’s Speed.Setter for a quick drying time and added shine!

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