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How to Do Shattered Glass Nails

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Shattered-Glass Nails at Home

How to Do Shattered Glass Nails
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A scroll through Pinterest is unlikely to feel complete without browsing some of the pretty new nail art trends.

However, not everyone has the time, resources, or funds to see a manicurist every few weeks, but that doesn't have to be the case. While going to the salon is one of the best treats around, sometimes a rainy Sunday morning calls for DIY action. When it comes to re-creating the designs, sometimes it looks harder than it is. Once you have your hands on the materials, all you need is some practice before you're an at-home mani pro in no time.

For me, nail art is the one activity where I can't pick up my phone every 10 minutes or stare at a screen. It's the one hour in my week that is dedicated to my relaxation and creativity, so I've given my fair share of Pinterest nail trends a try. One of my all-time favorites? Shattered glass nails. Big in Korea, shattered nail art uses tiny shard-like shapes of iridescent paper to create a light-reflecting manicure. If you want to give this design a go, keep reading to see our step-by-step guide.

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