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14 Nail Art Snaps That Give Us Major Envy

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    We can't get enough of nail art, whether it's walk-us-through-it DIY instructions of just lust-worthy inspiration. But we were beginning to suspect that we weren't the only ones parked in front of Netflix with a bottle of polish and a heart full of hope. So, we had to find out: Do Chicago ladies actually turn inspiring tips into reality? Being the stalking-pros that we are, we hit the streets to test our theory. We came home with 14 photos to prove that nail art (whether it's home-made or pro) is alive and well on the haute hands of Chicago. Click through for enough designs and fancy tricks to keep you and your hands busy well into 2012.

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