Get The Look: A Simple Olympic Nail Art Design

Shannon Farrell
Olympics Nail Art France

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Beauty girls everywhere have been in for quite a surprise this Olympics season. The sports showcase has also been a display of fun, creative beauty looks. The Olympics truly have been the perfect blend of the two things I love most – beauty and fitness.

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While the gymnasts’ glitter hair spray and scrunchies have been too outlandish for me, the nail art has been a little more subtle and suitable for everyday wear. Here’s how to get one of the simpler looks, sported by French shooter Delphine Reau. Trust me, I am the least nail art-savvy girl, and even I can get this look down!

Step 1: Start with a base polish, such as Essie Feed Me Hydrating Treatment Base Coat ($8,

Step 2: Using FingerPaints Striping Polish ($3.49,, paint the thin lines on the tips of the nail. Make sure to paint on a diagonal.

Step 3: Let the design dry for two minutes, and then finish with a clear top coat, such as OPI Nicole by OPI Top Coat Plus ($6.99,

Is this not just the simplest nail art how-to ever?

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