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DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

This week, we show you how to get perfectly pointed Chevron tips! If you recreate the look, be sure to tweet us on the #companynailart hashtag!

By Theresa Caney
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DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Chevron tip nails are like the french mani\'s edgier sister, and they are surprisingly easy to create when you know our secret trick!   

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The secret ingredient we used to create our Chevron look is masking tape. \'WTF?!\' We hear you cry! Read on to see exactly how we did it...

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Start with a base colour and wait for it to dry completely. Give it at least 2 hours if possible as a dry base is the key to creating this look!

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Next, cut some squares of scotch tape or masking tape.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Stick the tape diagonally on the nail to create a stencil for the Chevron tips. Press the tape down firmly so the lines are perfectly straight when painted.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Paint your chosen second polish over the end of the nail.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Whip the tape off whilst the polish you\'ve just applied is still wet to get the cleanest line and smoothest finish.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Chevron Tips!

DIY nail art, chevron tips, tape nail art

Finish with a top coat to get a glossy finish and hide any bumpy imperfections! Perfect Chevron tips!

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