What is awesome about the Modern Arrow design is you can apply the concept of keeping your design close to the nail base to create infinite amount of designs, all without ending up with chipped polish at the end of the day. I created the Modern Arrow design based on the traditional moon shape of the 40s and 50s only with an updated twist. Start with completely polish free nails. Next using scotch or painters tape place your first piece of tape from the bottom corner crossing to the top opposite corner, place the second piece of tape from the opposite bottom corner crossing over the first piece. You should have created a triangle. Now take your polish of choice and paint two coats. Making sure to let your polish almost completely dry, slowly remove the tape. Finish off with a q-tip dipped in nail polish remover and clean up any messy edges.
Dripping in Gold
Sometimes I can't help myself and I just have to have rich dark plum or red nails, but the pole never fails to ruin my lux mani. This clever and cute trick to fix chipped nails was given to me by make-up artist and fellow poler, Kelly Thorpe, and allows you to have the best of both worlds! First, paint the chipped tips of your nails. You kinda want to glob it on a little more than usual. Second, add 1-2 drops of nail polish in the middle of your nail, keep them uneven for a more natural drip look, that you will then drag up to your painted tips. Finally add a drop or two towards the base of your nail for extra drippy goodness.