Easy Marbled Nail Art

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Here's an easy and fun way to do really beautiful nail art at home. I get compliments on them every time!

Supplies:

  • small glass or plastic bowl
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  • water, room temp.
  • Scotch tape
  • clear base/top coat polish
  • nail polish, different colors
  • toothpicks
  • Q-tips
  • nail polish remover

Directions:

  1. Choose a couple colors of nail polish you'd like to marble.

  2. Apply a base coat to your nails. Let dry.

  3. Fill a plastic bowl with room temperature water.

  4. Put scotch tape around your nails to make it easier to remove extra polish.

  5. Choose a polish, take out the brush. Hold it over the bowl of water and allow one droplet to fall in (hold close to water's surface). The color will spread.
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  6. Do the same with another polish, and drop the polish in the center of the first polish. Keep alternating colors until desired levels are achieved.

  7. Taking a toothpick and swirl around the surface to make marbled designs.

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  8. Quickly dip your nail, face down, into the design and pick up. Let dry a few seconds, then remove the scotch tape from around your nail.

  9. Remove excess polish from around your nail with a q-tip dipped in nail polish remover.

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  10. When polish is dry, apply a clear top coat.

By attosa from Los Angeles, CA

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Anonymous
June 21, 20120 found this helpful

I just knew by the title of this tip that it was clever Attosa's! :-) Great idea and it's really cool you added step by step photos!

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April 14, 20170 found this helpful

thank you i'm gonna try it

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June 21, 20120 found this helpful

Haha Deeli, that's hilarious! I always know when a post is yours, too!

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Awesome. Yes, I thought these instructions in particular definitely needed some images. Plus, it looks cool! ;)

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