Tembe Denton-Hurst Nov 20, 2017

With the holiday season in full-swing, you may want to default to deep berry and sparkly shades. While those are great (we can’t say no to a good burgundy mani), we’re making the case for this striped design — an elegant upgrade to your nail game that’s perfect for Thanksgiving. With just a few polishes and a steady hand, take your mani to the next level. Get the look, ahead:


You Need:


Essie Plumberry

Essie Urban Jungle

Essie Stylenomics

Essie Petal Pushers

Essie Apricot Cuticle Oil

Essie First Base Base Coat


Get the Look:


Step 1: Prep your nails with Essie Apricot cuticle oil.

Step 2: Start with a thin coat of First Base Base Coat.

Step 3: Apply two coats of Essie Urban Jungle and let dry.

Step 4: Apply a thin strip of Plumberry using a nail striping brush.

Step 5: Apply a stripe of Stylenomics below Plumberry — making sure that Urban Jungle is still visible.

Step 6: Add a stripe of Petal Pushers in between the two stripes of Stylenomics — Urban Jungle should be visible on each side.

Step 7: Seal the look with clear top coat.


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About the Author:Tembe Denton-Hurst hails from Brooklyn, NY, but if you ask her, the answer will be much more complicated. She's passionate about YouTube, storytelling and swatching everything she can get her hands on. When the assistant beauty editor isn't brainstorming crazy ideas for makeup.com, she's lurking on Reddit, spending time with her cats Stella and Dakota or asking obvious questions.

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