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How to Create a Glitter Manicure

A Shimmery Yet Sleek Rock Star Manicure

Rockstar mani
One of our Los Angeles readers, sissysugar, went to Nail Service, a nail salon in Little Tokyo, to get this glam manicure. The sparkle you see? That's actual loose glitter, which is transferred to the nail during the 90-minute $60 treatment.

For a weekend project, you can attempt this manicure at home. Make your own glitter nail polish by combining your favorite fine-sized-flake craft glitter with clear nail polish. Apply several coats, then finish with a top coat. Or, you can achieve this shimmering look by trying out this fade-to-gold manicure. Use a bright, opaque color as a base, then add a few sheer coats of gold nail polish on the bottom half of the nail. Finish it off with glitter nail polish like Essie's Luxeffects across the whole nail. Rock on.

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Jaime-Richards Jaime-Richards 5 years
So fun!!
Shannon-Vestal Shannon-Vestal 5 years
I want this!!
lauren lauren 5 years
Amazing!!!
granola2glam granola2glam 5 years
Here is a DIY of the same concept :) http://granola2glam.blogspot.com/2011/12/merry-christmas-eve.html
Jaime-Richards Jaime-Richards 5 years
So fun!!
lickety-split lickety-split 5 years
wow, impressive! fun idea :naughtyelves:
UrbanChicaLuv UrbanChicaLuv 5 years
I love the way the glitter looks!! :D
Shannon-Vestal Shannon-Vestal 5 years
I want this!!
lauren lauren 5 years
Amazing!!!
adtafoya adtafoya 5 years
I want this done to my nails too. SO cool.
Angelica Angelica 5 years
Love! I can't believe how amazing this looks in pics and in person. Can't wait to get mine.
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