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I watched a tutorial on Nails and how to do a french manicure with different color tips, after watching this video tutorial – I went ahead and did this with my own idea based on The Painted Nail tutorial. While my basis of learning how to do what I ultimately did was based on this tutorial, this version I am sharing with you below is my take on the tutorial with a twist of using my own ways. You see, I needed something that was quicker as I have two high energy boys who demand a lot of attention. When taking time to spend with my daughter, I have to ensure that it’s 1) quality time and 2) not going to take so long that my sons demand my attention in the middle. This how to do a colorful tip french manicure is what I created based on my fast paced home life.

Supplies to Do Tween Nail Tips

Once you have all of your supplies ready you will need a flat surface in order for this colorful nail tip procedure to take place properly.

Step 1 – Ensure all old nail polish is off of the nail

Step 2 – Put a bit of nail polish on the tip of the nail; no “nail”? You can work this to make it “appear” as if their are finger nails without having nails – for example my daughter is a nail biter but you can see below it “appears” she has nail tips.

Step 3 – Use the eyeliner brush to dip into the nail polish remover and gently work it to make sure the bottom edge of the nail polish tip looks straight (or jagged for a Halloween look). Do this to each nail after the tip was painted on. Note: Do not use this eyeliner brush for your eyeliner ever again after using it in nail polish remover.

Step 4 – Repeat Step 2 and 3 until all 10 fingers nails are done with colorful tips.

Tween Nail Tips Done at Home

Step 5 –  Once the tips have dried paint each nail with a clear top coat nail polish. This helps hold the color on tips better/longer.

There you have it; a simple way to share mother/daughter time using creativity and colorful imagination. What’s great about this how to is that it doesn’t matter if you have long nails or bit off nails. Who knows, maybe this will assist in getting my daughter to stop biting her finger nails.

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Written by brandyellen

Brandy is a born and raised New Hampshire resident who loves to spend extra time laughing & smiling with her three children. Brandy runs multiple blogs & she loves to tweet daily and ramble on Facebook. Author, with her daughter, of Positive Girl - The Power of Your Thoughts Question about this post or something found within it? Read my Disclosure Policy as well as Terms of Use.

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  1. Rosey (973 comments) Reply

    My youngest bites his nails.

    I like to do mani/pedi time w/my daughter. I just saw a Frankenstein pedi on Pinterest that I’m going to show her. She’s far more likely to make it look great than I would. ;)

    Glad you and your daughter had some fun girl time. :)

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