Snowflake Nail Tutorial

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

Here is another Christmas art idea for you or the kids! This Snowflake Nail Tutorial takes less than 30 minutes and is sure to get lost of attention during your holiday parties. Want to find out how to do it? Continue reading.

To help your polish last an extra long time on your nails, it always helps to remove the oils before applying anything. You can use rubbing alcohol or acetone (nail polish remover) and quickly wipe the nails clean.

The colors I’m using today from left to right: Loreal Pistachio Dream, Pure Ice In the Mood, Revlon Spirit, Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Top Coat, 5 second nail glue.

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

You will also need a cheap nail art brush (extra thin) and nail art stones. You can find them basically at any drugstore or Wal-Mart. I picked these up at Sally’s beauty supply.

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

I first applied Loreal in the shade Pistachio Dream as my base coat. You can use any light, minty green polish you have around the house. Light blue will also look nice.

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

I then applied Pure Ice In the Mood to the tips of my nails, working my way to the cuticle for a gradient effect. You can apply 2 coats if needed.

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

Next, I applied a top coat – Sally Hansen Diamond Flash Top Coat, and let them dry for about 5 minutes.

This step takes the longest time, but is super simple. The snowflake…

I started off drawing an “X” with the white.

Snowflake Nail Tutorial

Then, I drew another smaller “X” in the middle of that.

Snowflake Nail TutorialI feathered out the tips with a “V” on the ends.

Snowflake Nail TutorialThis is what it should look like at this point. Nothing special and it doesn’t have to be neat. It helps to go over it 2 times with the nail art brush for opacity.

Snowflake Nail TutorialNext, I apply another layer of top coat and then the stone to the center. I picked an iridescent stone, but silver or clear would work great.

Snowflake Nail TutorialTo keep the stone on for a longer period of time, use the nail glue and follow with a light top coat. This will make the bond solid and long lasting.

Here is the finished look!

Snowflake Nail TutorialThanks so much for reading my Snowflake Nail Tutorial. If you haven’t already, Subscribe! It’s fast, easy, and guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. This will be one of my last post till after the holidays. I sincerely hope you and your family have a safe and happy Christmas!

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