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Vintage Nail Art

Tips

  • This tutorial can be used for toenails too. 

Step 1 Start with clean and clear nails.

Make sure all nail polish is removed from the nail. Also, make sure the nail is free of dirt. Usually a manicure is given before nail art is done. If you do not know how to give a manicure, go to the article titled "How To Give Yourself a Manicure". This article is also posted on the cork board. 

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Step 2 Paint the base coat.

For this tutorial, the base coat will be painted white. Make sure the base coat is smooth and even.

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Step 3 Add stripes.

Using a nail art brush, nail art pen, toothpick, or whatever your comfortable with, paint thin, horizontal, light blue stripes on the nail. 

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Step 4 Add detail. 

Using a nail art brush, nail art pen, toothpick, or whatever your comfortable with, randomly paint small red blotches. These should NOT be perfectly round circles.

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Step 5 Add details. 

Using a nail art brush, nail art pen, toothpick, or whatever your comfortable with, paint curves within the red blotches using a lighter red. When finished, they should look like roses. 

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Step 6 Add leaves.

Using a nail art brush, nail art pen, toothpick, or whatever your comfortable with, paint small green leaves angling out of the roses.

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Step 7 Add details on the leaves.

Using a nail art brush, nail art pen, toothpick, or whatever your comfortable with, paint darker green lines inside the leaves.

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Step 8 Add a top coat.

Add a top coat to make it shine and prevent the polish from chipping and your done!

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