These turquoise nails are – dare we say it?! – prettier than the real-world gemstone! Follow Autumn (@justagirlandhernails) as she explains how to recreate them for yourself.
+ Island Girl Maui Magic
+ SinfulColors Rise & Shine
+ SinfulColors Black on Black
+ HK Girl Fast Drying Top Coat
+ Saran wrap
+ Hairspray (spray bottle not can)
+ Gold paint
+ Nail art brush
1. Start by applying two coats of a lighter turquoise polish. Paint a bit of darker turquoise polish onto a bunched up piece of plastic wrap and dab it lightly onto your nails.
2. Fill cup with water and drop 2-3 droplets of black polish in water. Hold hairspray a few inches away and spray once. Dip nail in water and use a toothpick to drag the excess out.
3. Using a nail art brush and gold acrylic paint, Fill in the black spots/lines, leaving the outer edge black as an “outline.”
4. Add top coat and you’re done!
Images: Autumn Nicole