Here is the manicure:
This doesn't take that much time to create and neither does it require many tools. For mine I used a dotting tool, but you could easily use a thin paintbrush or cocktail stick as a substitute if that is a better option for you.
Here's everything I used:
To begin paint your nails the desired french tip colour, for me I used the revlon 60 second Super Shine Yellow. I simply painted the top half of my nail just a bit more than where I wanted the "smile line", so where I wanted the tip to end. I then placed the cotton bud in the nail polish remover and cleaned up the line so it was perfect (ish).
|Before cleaning up with the cotton bud|
Create as many lines as you want and if a line goes slightly over the yellow line, you can always go back in with the nail polish remover soaked cotton bud and clean it up a little.
Before a topcoat my nails looked like this:
And after they are a lot more unified in shine: