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Nail Art How To: Shimmery Cupcake Nails

Nail Art How To: Shimmery Cupcake Nails

08.20.13

By niwp_admin

Tempt everyone you see with these delicious cupcake nails. Using OPI Liquid Sand polishes, Kinga was able to frost her desserts with a sparkly natural texture that is reminiscent of cotton candy. See which shades she used and then click through for her step-by-step tutorial.

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All OPI Polishes Used:

  • Violet: You’re Such a Budapest
  • Sheer pink (the small bottle): I Theodora You
  • Light pink: Pussy Galore Liquid Sand
  • White: Solitaire Liquid Sand
  • Blue: Tiffany Case Liquid Sand
  • Dark pink: If You Moust You Moust
  • Gold: Goldeneye

Other Supplies:

  • Dotting Tool (or bobby pin)
  • Red Polish (for the cherry on top)
  • Striper (or toothpick)
  • STEP 1

    Apply base color: You're Such a Budapest.

    SLIDE 1 OF 6
  • STEP 2

    Apply I Theodora You onto the bottom 1/3 of the nail.

    SLIDE 2 OF 6
  • STEP 3

    Draw a few straight vertical lines (use a toothpick if you don't own a fine nail art brush) with If You Moust You Moust.

    SLIDE 3 OF 6
  • STEP 4

    With the help of a dotting tool (or a bobby pin if you don't have one) draw some irregular lines (3 half circles) using Solitaire and Pussy Galore.

    SLIDE 4 OF 6
  • STEP 5

    Continue drawing the top of the cupcake with the dotting tool, until you have the desired shape.

    SLIDE 5 OF 6
  • STEP 6

    Apply some dots for the sprinkles with Goldeneye and Tiffany Case, and add one dot of red for the cherry!

    SLIDE 6 OF 6
  • STEP 1

    Apply base color: You're Such a Budapest.

  • STEP 2

    Apply I Theodora You onto the bottom 1/3 of the nail.

  • STEP 3

    Draw a few straight vertical lines (use a toothpick if you don't own a fine nail art brush) with If You Moust You Moust.

  • STEP 4

    With the help of a dotting tool (or a bobby pin if you don't have one) draw some irregular lines (3 half circles) using Solitaire and Pussy Galore.

  • STEP 5

    Continue drawing the top of the cupcake with the dotting tool, until you have the desired shape.

  • STEP 6

    Apply some dots for the sprinkles with Goldeneye and Tiffany Case, and add one dot of red for the cherry!

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