tips & trends
electric energy: get the look
this fall’s newest essie nail polishes will have you feelin’ amped! introducing the fall 2021 limited edition collection inspired look, guaranteed to put you on the road to super-stardom.
step 1: apply a thin coat of your preferred essie base coat
step 2: polish pinky, ring, and thumb nails with two coats of high voltage vinyl. on your accent pointer and middle fingers, you’ll add the bolt. with a striping brush dipped in amuse me, draw two angled vertical lines. connect them with a horizontal line in the middle.
step 3: with the same brush and amuse me, thicken the lines to fill out the bolt shape. make sure to keep the corners sharp! if you round them accidentally, clean them up with an angled brush dipped in acetone.
step 4: with a striping brush dipped in high voltage vinyl, add two lines to the side of the bolt to add depth.
step 5: finish with essie gel-setter top coat.
that’s it! be prepared to take over the center stage with this new encore worthy manicure as the true main character.