Ok, this is one of my faves!! It’s easy peasy lemon squeezey and gives such an awesome effect!! Like an artist’s palette!
Step 1 ♥ Paint all your nails white and wait for it to dry. I know, waiting is hard….so you can use a quick dry topcoat to speed it up if you’d like.
Step 2 ♥ Dab some nail polish onto your 1st white nail using the regular nail polish brush from your bottle- no special tools required! I used 5 colors and just splotched it on kinda thick and did not overlap the colors. Just apply enough splotches of color to cover the nail. I probably did about 7 splotches on my nail. Some colors I dabbed on once, others I dabbed on twice. It’s all random and quick and easy.
Step 3 ♥ Take a small piece of saran wrap, plastic wrapper or whatever (I used small snack baggies cut into thirds) and place it over your wet nail. You can either pull down on the plastic wrap (almost as if you were wrapping your fingertips tightly with the plastic wrap), or simply press down on top of the plastic. Either way, you will get the same effect- the dabs of polish will get smooshed by the pressure and when you pull the plastic off you will have a beautiful watercolor effect!! Here’s what my plastic looked like when I pulled it off my nail.
Step 4 ♥ Repeat step 3 to color your other nails. Make sure to do one nail at a time since you want the polish wet when you apply the plastic.
Step 5 ♥ Clean up around your cuticles if the nail polish bled onto your skin at all. And then topcoat your nails with clear polish to lock in your watercolor nails.
And that’s it!!! How lovely (and simple!) is this nail design? It’s perfect for spring!
yellow → AVON Inspire
pink → Zoya Sweet
blue → Sephora by OPI Natural Environ-mint
green → NYC Tudor City teal
purple → Sephora by OPI It’s Hippo To Be Square