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This Trick for Applying Glitter Nail Polish Is Game-Changing

Get opaque glitter coverage in just one coat. For real.
It's officially glitter season, you guys. Photo: Youtube

It's officially glitter season, you guys. Photo: Youtube

Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. In this weekly series, we put a mix of popular and under-the-radar tutorials to the test and show you what's best.

As far as YouTube tutorials go, it's not every day that you find one that's truly revolutionary. But when I first stumbled upon this DIY manicure video from Kelli Marissa, my mind was pretty much blown. Anyone who's ever picked up a glitter-packed nail polish expecting fully blinged-out results only to be majorly disappointed by the polish's uneven, inevitably sheer coverage should give it a quick watch, especially given that we're rapidly approaching Glitter Nail Polish Season (the holidays, duh). The vlogger's common-sense trick for getting a full-coverage, opaque glitter manicure in just one coat of polish is surprisingly simple:

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So easy and so genius, right? And because glitter is also a notoriously difficult nail polish to remove, be sure to also check out the vlogger's detailed tutorial that offers several different removal processes. Knowledge is power, glitter lovers!

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