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June Mani of the Month: Celebrate Pride With Rainbow Stripes

Because why commit to one colour when you can have them all?

Happy Pride, people! There are plenty of ways to get in on the celebrations this month, not the least of which involves painting your nails a rainbow of hues. (See here for more meaningful ways to support the LGBTQ+ community.) An ultra-simple way to get in the spirit at the nail salon (or at home) would be to opt for a different primary colour on every nail—but because we like a good challenge, Toronto’s Tips’ Melissa Forrest‘s version of a Pride-inspired manicure that has our vote this month.

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Happy Pride!?

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To get the look at home, you’ll need a few key items: a good opaque white polish to use as a base, a rainbow of primary colours to layer overtop and some nail striping tape—not to mention a steady hand. (This innovative tool can help.) Here are some suggestions to get you started.