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Nail This Beach-Waves Manicure Before Labor Day Weekend!

Aug 30 2014 - 12:01pm

Enjoy the last days of Summer with this dreamy beach-wave nail art you can try today. Top celebrity and editorial manicurist Jin Soon Choi created this nautical look you can DIY [1] in five easy steps.

Expert tip: don't be afraid to smudge/touch the color you applied previously — it's part of the look!

See more Summer nail-art ideas [2].

Source: Jin Soon Choi [3]

Step One

File and shape your nails in a natural square or roundish shape.

Apply a base coat like Jin Soon Power Coat [4] ($18).

Step Two

Apply Jin Soon Cool Blue [5] ($18) to the entire nail.

Step Three

Apply an irregular wavy line of Jin Soon Poppy Blue [6] ($18) diagonally across the nail.

Step Four

Apply Jin Soon Blue Iris [7] ($18) and Jin Soon Kookie White [8] ($18) the same way, alternating the order and sizes of the lines.

Step Five

Finish with a glossy topcoat like Jin Soon Top Gloss [9] ($18).

Voilà! Five easy steps to create awesome Summer nail art you can rock this weekend!

Final Look

Get ready for compliments on your beach-waves manicure!

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