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Easy Mermaid Nails

This is a super easy way to do an ombre mermaid design on your own nails. You can also use this method to paint this design on other things aside from your own nails. I've done it on the edges of shelving or even on wrapping paper for gifts. All you need is a piece of windscreen or a netted garlic bag, nail polish, and a little sponge.

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Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 beautiful full manicure

Supplies:

  • 2-3 nail polish colors - I chose white base and black and blue for scales.
  • 1 piece of level sponge, not super porous
  • 1 piece of flexible netting like some windscreen or a garlic bag

Steps:

  1. Paint your nails with your base colour.
  2. Dab on a bit of your fish scale colours onto the sponge. Let sit for 10 seconds as not to be too wet.
  3. Firmly wrap your netting around one fingernail and gently press your painted sponge down onto the netting and dab.
  4. Lift netting off nail carefully and move on to next nail. I got about 3 nails per painted sponge.
  5. You can just keep painting on top of the same painted sponge over and over when doing the rest of your nails.
  6. If necessary, dip a Q-tip into nail polish remover and clean around the nail.
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