Water Marble Nail Art Step by Step
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prep your nails before water marbling. I usually do one hand at the same time, because having tape on all 10 fingers would probably lead to a fail. If the colors you’re using are sheer, put a coat of opaque polish as a base before water marbling, so the colors will stand out more. For this tutorial I used some of the really opaque polishes, so I only added a coat of OPI – Sweet Heart as a base (very sheer milky polish). I also taped my finger with sellotape, using 3 pieces of tape (sides and the bottom) so all the polish don’t stick to my skin, because that’d be just too messy and hard to clean. You can use sellotape.
Take all the lids off and start adding a drop of each polish into the water from a low height (if the drop sinks into the water, you’re dripping it from too high up or the polish is too dense). When the drop hits the water, it spreads, so you keep adding the drops and you’ll get rings of color.
Then you take a toothpick or an orange stick and start drawing the design you want. I was trying to make some kind of flower design so I just draw some lines into the center. Wipe off the toothpick before drawing, so the polish won’t stick on and ruin the whole design you’re trying to get.
When you’re happy with the design you made, place your nail above the design you want to show on the nail and dip it into the water.You can also dip more nails at the same time, I’d say two would work great too, not sure about three. Just make 2 same designs close enough and dip 2 nails in the water.
Do not pull the finger(s) out until you remove the excess polish with a toothpick.
Here you can see how the polish sticks on the tape, so when you remove the tape, you don’t have a lot to clean up.
Clean up the excess with a Q-tip and a brush, add a top coat and you’re done!
Huh, that was a long post and I think I just lost 2 hours for putting all this together. I really hope that at least one will read this whole post and find it useful.
Let me know what do you think about this tutorial! Thanks for reading!