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DIY This Psychedelic Music Festival Nail Art Now

Apr 1 2014 - 4:00pm

In less than two weeks, the celebrity- and music-loving scene will invade Indio, CA, for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With acts like Ellie Goulding [1], Lorde [2], and Solange Knowles [3], you can bet street style stars with be present (and Instagraming [4]!). To help you stand out in the sea of boho-chic beauties, we scored the exclusive steps to re-create this nail art look, inspired by the psychedelic Coachella skyline. Thank our friends at Mars the Salon [5] for dreaming it up, and get ready to receive compliments on your rad digits.

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Step 1

Apply a base coat.

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Step 2

Apply a sheer dark blue nail polish at the bottom of the nails.

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Step 3

Apply a sheer light blue nail polish directly after the dark blue nail polish part on the nail to create the gradient.

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Step 4

Apply a sheer orange color after the light blue color.

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Step 5

Apply a sheer pastel yellow polish on nail tips.

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Step 6

Draw one leaf of a palm tree with black nail polish on the index finger.

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Step 7

Draw one leaf of a palm tree with black nail polish above the first leaf.

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Step 8

Draw another leaf of a palm tree next to the second leaf.

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Step 9

Draw another leaf of a palm tree next to the third leaf.

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Step 10

Draw the branch part of the palm tree.

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Step 11

Draw another palm tree on the ring finger.

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Step 12

Draw two thin circles with black nail polish on the middle finger.

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Step 13

Draw some small half moons on the circle part of the design.

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Step 14

Draw small dots on the center of the circle, and draw V-shaped lines from the dot part to create a Ferris wheel shape.

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Step 15

Draw a small circle around the dot, and draw thin lines inside the two circles.

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Step 16

Draw a mountain on the bottom part of the Ferris wheel.

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Step 17

Draw a small palm tree next to the Ferris wheel.

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Step 18

Draw a mountain on the tip of pinkie.

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Step 19

Draw three lines on the pinkie.

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Step 20

Draw leaves of palm trees on the pinkie.

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Step 21

Repeat the same palm trees and mountain on the thumb.

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Step 22

Apply a topcoat, and you're ready to head to Indio!

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