Nail Art

2019 Valentine’s Day Nail Art – Part 2

For my second Valentine’s day nail art design, I wanted to avoid using stamping plates. So, I decided to use a combination of Twinkled T’s nail vinyls, nail rhinestones, and the drip marble technique, to create these cute heart nails.

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Step 1

I started by applying my F.U.N Lacquer “Triple 5” base coat and then applied two coats grey polish on my thumbnail and pinky nail. On my pointer fingernail I applied two coats of pink creme polish, and on my middle fingernail, I applied two coats of silver polish.

I left the fourth nail blank, ready for when I applied the drip marble decal.

Step 2

I carefully peeled up the heart cyclone vinyl from Twinkled T’s cyclone variety pack and placed it over the silver polish on my middle fingernail.

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I then applied F.U.N Lacquer’s “Precious Moment” pink glitter polish to a makeup sponge and dabbed it directly over the nail vinyl until it was fully opaque.

Next, I peeled up the nail vinyl while the glitter polish was still wet and then sealed in the design with a quick dry top coat.

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Step 3

To create the drip marble decal, I placed drops of white polish onto a polypropylene lid followed by drops of pink, silver and grey.

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I continued adding the drops until there was a pool of polish on the lid, and then I lifted it up and tilted it around, allowing the polish to drip until it created a marbled effect.

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I have also covered this technique before in my abstract and marble nail art guide, which can be found here.

When I was happy with how the marble effect looked, I left the polish to dry on the lid for around 6 hours until I knew it was completely dry.

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Step 4

When the marble decal was dry, I peeled it off the lid and cut the piece I wanted to use to the size of my nail. I applied some of the base coat to my feature nail and stuck down the decal while it was still wet. I smoothed out any creases with a makeup sponge and then removed the excess polish with a cleanup brush dipped in acetone.

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I then sealed in the decal with a non-smear glossy top coat.

Step 5

I finished the design by adding a holographic glitter topper to the grey polish on my pinky and then I stuck heart-shaped rhinestones to the bottom of my pointer nail and pinky nail using a blob of top coat.

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On my thumbnail, I applied a the holo topper over the grey polish and then added some of SuperChic Lacquer’s “Crown Jewels of Enchantment” chunky silver glitter polish to the tip.

This is the finished look:

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Product List

F.U.N Lacquer: Premium Nail Treatment “Triple 5”.
Barry M: Wet Set Top Coat.
MoYou London: Non-smear Stamping Top Coat
Avon: Nailwear Pro+ “White Gold”.
Rimmel London: Rita Ora 270 “Sweet Retreat”.
Barry M: 66 “Matte White”.
Painted Polish: “Stamped In Clay”.
F.U.N Lacquer: Valentine’s Collection “Precious Moment”.
F.U.N Lacquer: Holo Topper “Diamond Dust”.
Nail Art Rhinestones.
Superchic Lacquer: Once Upon A Diamond “Crown Jewels Of Enchantment”.
Twinkled T: Cyclone Variety Vinyl Sheet.

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