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How to create marble/ camouflage effect nails

Create Marble/ Camouflage Effect Nails

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These are the supplies you'll need, plus some nail varnish remover!

These are the supplies you'll need, plus some nail varnish remover!

Start by applying your base coat, I've found that white or nude look best, or maybe a nice pastel colour!

Start by applying your base coat, I've found that white or nude look best, or maybe a nice pastel colour!

'Drop' a little of both of your other colour varnishes into the water. I've used blue and pink.

'Drop' a little of both of your other colour varnishes into the water. I've used blue and pink.

After a few seconds the varnish will start to spread across the surface of the water and turn into a kind of 'film'. It's important that you wait for this to happen...

After a few seconds the varnish will start to spread across the surface of the water and turn into a kind of 'film'. It's important that you wait for this to happen...

Dip your finger in so that the varnish grabs onto your nail. It can take a little practise and be a bit messy. So have some nail varnish remover handy! Wipe the excess from around the nail with q-tips

Dip your finger in so that the varnish grabs onto your nail. It can take a little practise and be a bit messy. So have some nail varnish remover handy! Wipe the excess from around the nail with q-tips

You'll end up with these marble effect nails. Finish with a top coat of clear varnish. I've found that pastel colours on top of a white base coat also look really cool... Have fun!

You'll end up with these marble effect nails. Finish with a top coat of clear varnish. I've found that pastel colours on top of a white base coat also look really cool... Have fun!

  • 3 different colour nail varnishes
  • Cotton buds/ Q-tips
  • An old bowl or container with a little cold water
  • Nail varnish remover