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oil slick

Celebrity manicurist Michelle Saunders demonstrates how to get the essie oil slick nail art look created for the Rebecca Minkoff Fall/Winter 2013 show at New York Fashion Week.
Step 1. hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.
Step 2. clean then prep nail with an essie base coat or treatment.
Step 3. add 3-4 drops of each polish to the nail almost like polka dots: aruba blue, go overboard, penny talk, good as gold, and blue rhapsody.
Step 4. using a toothpick (or a small nail art brush) swirl side to side from the cuticle down to the tip of the nail. repeat on each nail.
Step 5. let dry for 10 minutes before sealing with an essie top coat such as good to go for lasting shine.

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