Every now and then we crave a little bit of decadence. Sure, diamonds would be nice, but gem-encrusted fingertips are a bit more affordable. Lucky for us girls on a budget, essie is in favor of this exact type of opulence. Thanks to the new Encrusted Treasures collection, our nails are getting accustomed to the finer things in life…Someone pass the caviar; we’ve suddenly developed a taste for luxury.

gemstone manicure

Supplies

Directions

  1. Paint your base. Apply base coat and two coats of your base nail color. Allow to dry.
  2. Tape one tip. Take a piece of tape and place it diagonally across one side of your nail. Paint the exposed area with textured polish.
  3. Remove. Carefully peel back the tape before allowing the polish to dry.
  4. Repeat. Move on to the next nail, alternating polishes however you see fit.

If you are as in love with this look as we are, you’re going to want to stay tuned to Makeup.com this week. We’ve got even more exciting Encrusted Treasures news in store for you.

What do you think of our encrusted tips? Will you try this manicure? Let us know below.