Red and black nail polish tutorial

So what better way to celebrate red and black week than with my very first tutorial. Firstly ¬†know this isn’t great, I did try it once before and it came out much better. Secondly I would like to appologise for the really bad iphone pictures.

Anyway Black and red marbled nails, I can’t remember where I forst heard about this concept but I have heard it mentioned in a few places. It is certainly not an original idea.

This is what I used to achieve the look

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Firstly apply a base coat of clear nail polish.

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Then apply one or two coats of red

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When that is dry add a couple of drops of black nail polish to a container of water.

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Dip each finger into the water through the black

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You should end up looking like this

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The surrounding mess can be cleaned up with a bit on nail varnish remover on a cotton bud

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I then finished off with a top coat of clear glitter, but that didn’t come out on the pictures,

Products used

– natural collection nail varnish in crystal clear

– Rimmel 60 seconds polish in Rapid Ruby

– Mabelline express finish laquer in onyx black

– CK nail varnish in sheer sparkle

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2 Responses to Red and black nail polish tutorial

  1. What a great tutorial! I’ve heard of this process but never saw the exact steps. The photos are very helpful, too. I love the end result!

    Sophistique Noir – It’s Red & Black Week!

  2. SiouxsieL says:

    I’m totally trying this! Looks awesome.

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