nail art

classy and koi nail art

show off your scales with this mermaid textured nail art design inspired by the fall 2016 collection.


step 1: hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.

step 2: clean then prep nails with your favorite essie base coat.

step 3: apply 2 coats of udon know me. allow to dry.

step 4: apply 1 coat of playing koi. allow to set 10-15 seconds.

step 5: press piece of tulle into the nail and lift straight up. pro tip: for a more dramatic look, stretch the tulle while on the nail to get more of the bottom colour to show through.

step 6: top with a coat of essie gel•setter.

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