Video Tutorial: These Matte Black Nails Are Anything But Dull

This muted, velvety manicure features a glossy, yet subtle crisscross detail.

To get these luxe-looking nails, apply two coats of a glossy black polish and follow up with a matte top coat. Then, paint two thin lines of the glossy lacquer -- from base to tip -- and two more lines diagonally across the nail to create the cross-hatch effect. Unlike other manicures, skip the top coat because it'll ruin the matte look.

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