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Monday, 29 February 2016

Diy no tools nail art ♥

Dry Brush Manicure

Hii guys today I have a super simple nail art technique for you. It’s one of those techniques that make all your friends think you spent ages and ages on your nails. It’s called a dry-brush manicure and the best part is there are no special tools required (besides nail polish of course!). Let’s get started shall we?
P.s this nail technique and the pictures were taken from Cute Girls Hairstyles make sure to check them out.

Here are the products I used for this manicure:

Dry Brush Manicure
Base Coat, Top Coat, White Polish

Nail polish in 3-4 colours of your choice (I chose these spring colours!)

DIY Manicure | Spring
Sinful Colours Truth or Lavendare, Island Coral, V.I.Peach
And that’s it!

 On to the how-to:

Step 1: Paint your nails with your base coat (always use a base coat to protect your nails, prevent staining, and help your manicure last its longest),  allow to dry.

Step 2: Paint your nails 1-2 coats of a plain white polish and allow to dry. It doesn’t have to be perfect since you will be covering most of it up. The white base will also make the other polish colours really pop.

DIY Manicure | White

Step 3: Open one of the polish bottles (I started with the lightest colour because lighter colours are easier to cover than darker colours). Scrape off as much of the polish as you can, either onto the side of the polish neck like I’m doing, or onto a paper towel. You want the brush almost completely dry. You can always add more colour as needed.

Dry Brush Nail Art

Step 4: Gently brush your almost-dry polish brush over your nails both horizontally and vertically. Keep going until you get the effect you like. Allow polish to dry completely on nail (this won’t take long).

Dry-Brush Nail Art

Step 5: Repeat step 3 with the second colour (and then the third). Remember there is no right or wrong way to do this! You can keep adding polish until you get exactly what you are looking for.

Step 6: Apply a quick dry top coat to help blend all the colours together and seal in your design. And that’s that!!! An eye-catching manicure that took a minimal amount of time!

Easy Manicure
The nice thing about this manicure is you can do any color combo. Last month I even did one with a black polish base and metallic polishes dry-brushed on top.

Hope you like this post.