Your pin-up look isn’t complete without a classic 40’s inspired manicure. Deep reds, and half moons are the name of the game. Check out this easy-to-follow manicure photo tutorial to complete your look.
Step 1) Purchase binder paper hole reinforcements such as: Avery Hole Reinforcements
Can be purchased online at eBay for $2.84 with FREE shipping by clicking HERE
Or at your local office supply store
Step 2) Paint your nails any base color. Our favorites: gold, white, silver, black
Allow nails to fully dry before proceeding to next step!
(Neat trick to speed up drying process: run painted nails under cold water)
Step 3) Place the Hole Reinforcement stickers over base of nails
Step 4) Paint secondary color over the top of the sticker & top half of your nails. Our favorite secondary colors: red, navy, white, gold, black, pink
Allow nails to fully dry!
Step 5) Remove stickers slowly, apply clear coat, & enjoy your beautiful half moon vintage manicure!
As seen on pinup stars like Dita Von Teese <3
Written by: Cassandra R. & Keona Tranby (Pink Bow City)