You bought ornaments for your tree. A wreath for your front door. Holiday decorations for your home. Even a sparkly dress and hair accessories for your holiday festivities. But, what about your nails? If you’re searching for a DIY nail tutorial to pair with the rest of the glitz and glam of the season, look no further!
Continue reading for a complete step-by-step tutorial on how to create this striped and swirled nail art design at home with the essie winter 2016 collection.
Step 1: Hydrate Nails
Hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.
Step 2: Use a Base Coat
Clean then prep nails with your favorite essie base coat.
Step 3: Apply Red Nail Polish
Apply two coats of party on a platform.
Step 4: Paint on Peacock Blue Nail Polish
Using a detail brush dipped in satin sister, paint on arches from tip to cuticle. Stripes should be wider and more curved at the tip, getting thinner as they come to a point near the base of the nail.
Step 5: Paint on Metallic Gold Nail Polish
Repeat with getting groovy.
Step 6: Finish with a Topcoat
Top with a coat of essie gel setter.