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If you ask us, nail art is more than just a digit-al hobby. Whether we’re stalking sleek designs or attempting out-of-the-box creations (literally, we’re hooked on Sally Hansen nail strips!) on our own, we flip for experimental, embellished fingers. But, as much as we consider ourselves to be aficionados, we know of one gal in S.F. that is slightly more obsessed with haute hands.
Enter, local blogger Margot Bookspan of MSB Chic. Not only is this lady out and about with flawless fingers, but she’s almost always rocking a new and striking design on the reg. So, who better than her to school us on how she gets her phalanges so fly. We asked the lovely local to keep a nail-art diary for the entire month of June, and here's what she came up with (instructions included!). Prepare to be inspired.
Photographed by Margot Bookspan
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Our not-so-secret secret is that we expect most, if not all, of our products to work double-duty. Cheek stain doubles as lip pigment, and brown eyeshadow helps fill in our brows. But, there's one tube in our makeup bags that could do so much more: concealer.
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