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How to do fun leopard accent nails! πŸ’…

If my shaky hands can do this, you can too!!

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My colours 1: "53 you belong to me" by Essence  2: "dating a royal" by O.P.I 3: "B10" by Anna and Florio

My colours 1: "53 you belong to me" by Essence 2: "dating a royal" by O.P.I 3: "B10" by Anna and Florio

First apply one coat of your chosen base colour (make this lighter than your other two), let dry

First apply one coat of your chosen base colour (make this lighter than your other two), let dry

Apply second coat, let dry

Apply second coat, let dry

Drop some polish on a piece of paper, don't drop too much, it gets sticky fast!

Drop some polish on a piece of paper, don't drop too much, it gets sticky fast!

Then with your bobby pin (or a dotting tool) dip the ball tip into the polish and randomly create some dots or splashes (as you can see it doesn't have to be perfect) on your chosen accent finger

Then with your bobby pin (or a dotting tool) dip the ball tip into the polish and randomly create some dots or splashes (as you can see it doesn't have to be perfect) on your chosen accent finger

If your bobby pin gets too mucky, clean it off with nail polish remover, we don't want big messy blobs do we?!

You want to create a range of sizes and shapes on your nail this will make for a more realistic outcome

Now, drop your other colour polish onto the paper. You will now need a toothpick or a smaller dotting tool

With your toothpick, line the dots with an irregular 'C' shape, again it doesn't need to be perfect! Fill in the gaps with small dots where you think it's a bit empty

With your toothpick, line the dots with an irregular 'C' shape, again it doesn't need to be perfect! Fill in the gaps with small dots where you think it's a bit empty

I did two leopard nails on each hand - this is my left

I did two leopard nails on each hand - this is my left

Right hand nearly there!

Right hand nearly there!

Voila! Not bad for a first time and for a right hand, I'll say!

Voila! Not bad for a first time and for a right hand, I'll say!

Play around with fun colour combinations for different moods! Good luck and have fun!

  • 3.0 Colours of nail polish
  • Toothpicks or small dotting tool
  • Bobby pins or medium dotting tool
  • Paper