Do Envelope Nail Art on Your Fingernails at Home

Edited by Kara, Leomar Umpad, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. My name is Kara and in this video I will show you how to make an envelope design for your finger nails. It's very bright and party-style look - which you could go for.

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    I will use a white base for the nails
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    The envelope itself will be sort of reddish-pinkish
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    I will need some gold to do the designs as well
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    Let's get started
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    I need to apply the white lacquer on the bottom
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    It's very clear - gives us a milky effect.
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    On one hand, it looks like there isn't anything but on the other hand it's not all the way your pure finger nail
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    This is one of simplest and most beautiful designs of the nails that I have ever had
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    Let's just go for a second layer
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    I just removed some of the extra nail polish I had on this finger nail
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    Adding it on this nail
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    I just messed up but I can fix it - like this
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    Before the nail polish dries, you can use the same brush to fix it
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    I think I kind of messed up here but again, I will use the same nail polish
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    This is the spot which will be covered with the envelope so it's not that scary
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    I'm closing my finger nail polish while waiting for my nails to dry off
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    Step number 2 is actually creating the envelopes
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    Let me remove this light polish off the cuticles of my fingers then we can continue.
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    There's some here
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    I'm going to be using this glossy nail polish
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    The way this works is, you'll make a lot of mess on your skin probably but it's OK
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    You can wipe it off using Q-tips and nail polish remover.
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    The most important thing is to do the envelope
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    I'm going to start, approximately, with a little more than the half of my finger nail
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    Now, draw a line - just make a corner
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    Can you see it
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    It's a sort of a triangle.
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    I need to make the same triangle on the other side - just like that
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    Let's do the same procedure with the rest of the finger nails
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    As I said, there will be a lot of mess with the skin around your nail but it's OK
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    We will dry and wipe it off.
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    So, this is what we have here
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    This side
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    There are some nail polish on the side of my finger but they are not too critical
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    I could go for a second layer but I don't think that I need to
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    You're welcome to, if you want but in my case it looks good enough
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    While my nails are drying off, I'll take some Q-tips and wipe the mess off the sides of my fingers
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    Just give me a minute.
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    This is what I do - I just put the ends of the Q-tip to the hole of my nail polish remover
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    Make the ends of the Q-tip soak
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    Just wipe the nail polish off
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    Actually this part is not dry all the way so I can remove it using the cuticle remover
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    Now, I can do it with the solution
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    Clean some mess, here
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    I will need to soak the other end
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    I'm, basically, out of my nail polish remover
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    On one of my previous videos, you could have watched me removing the nail polish without using the nail polish remover
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    If you're interested, you are welcome to search for it and learn how to do that.
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    Let's use the "iron stick"
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    There's some mess left, here
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    Some are under the thumb nail
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    We're done with the red color
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    As I said before, we will need some glitter
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    I'm using golden and glittery nail polish
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    You have to be very careful on how you do that
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    It needs to be a very thin line. Basically, we will be drawing very thinly.
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    I need to draw right on the edge of the red and white - like this
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    From this side, as well, but I'm not going to cross the line that's already there
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    Let me get some more
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    I, sort of, tried to repeat the envelope shape
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    Looks quite nice
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    This one is not very straight because I was rushing
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    If you want to make it perfect, you might want to use thinner brush, that I currently am
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    There are some brands of nail polishes that already comes with a thin brush inside of them or you could use one of your old makeup brushes - better, thinner
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    This is basically the technique
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    This is how you do the colored envelope nail design.
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    If you would like to get any more ideas of nail designs, makeup or beauty products that you could make at home, please leave your questions on the section below
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    Thank you and have a nice day
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    Good bye! Thank you for watching VisiHow, by the way!
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