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12 Coral Accent Nails You Need To Try This Spring

Spring has arrived, and it's time to add a splash of coral with these accent nails.

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1. Use cellophane tape to create a herringbone pattern.

When it comes to any kind of geometric pattern, cellophane tape is perfect for creating straight and neat edges. Check out a tutorial here.
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When it comes to any kind of geometric pattern, cellophane tape is perfect for creating straight and neat edges. Check out a tutorial here.

2. Put a twist on French tips with gold foil stickers.

Cut gold foil nail stickers down to size before applying to your coral polish base.
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Cut gold foil nail stickers down to size before applying to your coral polish base.

3. And experiment with a sloped edge on rounded nails.

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Simple and chic!

4. Use a fine precision brush to create this tropical feather design.

Practice creating the feathered design with this tutorial.
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Practice creating the feathered design with this tutorial.

5. Pair coral with hot pink.

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Use a fine precision nail art pen to recreate this floral design.

6. Keep it simple. Pair a solid accent nail with block colors.

Try gray or nude to really make the coral pop!
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Try gray or nude to really make the coral pop!

7. Add a coat or two of glitter polish for an understated accent nail.

Don't shy away from a multicolored glitter polish!
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Don't shy away from a multicolored glitter polish!

8. Create texture with a lace sticker.

Use tweezers to apply the sticker, and seal it in place with a layer of top coat!
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Use tweezers to apply the sticker, and seal it in place with a layer of top coat!

9. Add some shimmer, and opt for a glitter coral polish.

Then sit back and watch it glisten in the sunlight.
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Then sit back and watch it glisten in the sunlight.

10. Experiment with rhinestones by using a solid coral nail to create contrast.

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Polka dots are easy to do with regular polish and are a great way to tie your color scheme together.

11. Try swirling together colors to create this marble effect.

Nothing says spring like pastels!
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Nothing says spring like pastels!

12. Or use a dotting tool, and swirl two colors together to create a more detailed floral pattern.

Turn your swirls into roses with this guide.
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Turn your swirls into roses with this guide.

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