How do you do polka dot nails at home?

Dip the tip of the toothpick into polish and press it onto your nail to create a dot. You can also cut the toothpick down, then dip it to get varied dots. Design to try: Paint your nails white, then let the polish dry. Dip a toothpick into pink polish and create a diagonal stripe made up of dots across your nail.

How do you make your nails spotted?

Start by prepping your nails with a clear base coat. Next, paint each nail with your chosen base color. Once dry, apply one color of dots at random on each nail (using a toothpick or a dotting tool)….Materials:

  1. clear base coat.
  2. 4 nail polish colors of your choice.
  3. dotting tool or tooth pick.
  4. clear top coat.

What can I use instead of a nail dotting tool?

Bobby pins. If you want to create medium-sized dots that give off a retro feel, then bobby pins are perfect for this.

  • Toothpick. Another great dotting tool alternative is toothpicks.
  • Pencil. If you want to create medium-sized perfectly round dots, then a blunt pencil works like a charm.
  • Paint brushes.
  • Cotton bud.
  • Can you do nail designs with gel polish?

    Once you master basic gel polish application, you can also try your hand at nail art. Nail art designs go hand in hand with gel polish, because the long-lasting formula means that your art will last longer as well.

    How do you do minimalist nails?

    Minimalist Nail Art Idea: Half and Half To get this edgy, minimal nail design, simply cover up half of your nail with a piece of tape, then paint the uncovered side. Let it dry, then peel the tape away and finish with a top coat. Easy and sleek!

    How do you make homemade nail polish with water?

    Top off the bottle with water. Use a pipette or funnel so it’s easier to pour your water into the bottle. Slowly add water until it reaches the neck of the bottle. Otherwise, if you fill the bottle up to the brim, the polish could spill out as soon as you put the brush in.

    What is a round nail?

    Similar to a square-shaped nail, round nails have straight sides but are rounded off at the edges. Round and almond shapes elongates your nail beds to make them appear wider and more slender.