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Festive firework nails.

Brightly coloured, glittering firworks explode on a night sky background.


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Instructions

  1. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 1 1

    Gather your materials, black and clear nail varnish are a must, the dark sparkly nail varnish and the brightly coloured varnish are up to you, just make sure that these show up brightly on black, nail art pens will work best.

  2. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 2 2

    Start by painting your nails black.

  3. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 3 3

    After 2-3 coats your nails should be pitch black. Leave to throughly dry.

  4. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 4 4

    Now use a slightly transparent sparkly blue or black varnish preferably semi-transparent. Just 1 coat of this. And one again leave to throughly dry.

  5. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 5 5

    Now choose a bright colour and either with a nail art pen or thin paintbrush start by making a petal shape. Starting off like a blob and dragging out into a slight point. Where this point ends is your centre of the firework.

  6. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 6 6

    Now repeat in a circle, almost like a flower shape, don't be too neat.

  7. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 7 7

    And then repeat again, slightly outside the inner circle, spacing the "petals" out a bit more.

  8. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 8 8

    And repeat again, and again until you are happy with your firework.

  9. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 9 9

    Use different colours and start the firworks in different places until all your nails are done. And leave to throughly dry.

  10. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 10 10

    Apply a clear coat of nail varnish and with a complementing or contrasting colour of glitter sprinkle lightly from the centre of the firework outwards. Don't over do it and be warned this is messy.

  11. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 11 11

    Apply glitter on all your nails, leave to dry and then apply 2-3 layers of top coat.

  12. How to paint firework nail art. Explosive Fireworks Nails - Step 12 12

    Once dry, congratulate yourself on a gorgeous set of nails.

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Comments

Roxanne M.
Roxanne M. · US · 27 projects

really cute, what do you have in the sick that holds the rpw of nails? a gum eraser?

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Tanis F.
Tanis F. · CA

That's really neat! Perfect considering that I have some high quality black nail polish that would go to waste. Thanks for this tutorial!

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Mrs Edward Cullen
Mrs Edward Cullen · GB · 12 projects

COOOL!!!!

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Lady Lolita
Lady Lolita · US

Well that's too fun! You should post pictures of you wearing them... do you wear them or just make them cuz it's awesome? Ha, happy new year!

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Shivi
Shivi · AU · 14 projects

Wow these look really good! Must try them for new years!

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George B.
George B. · GB · 7 projects

Thanks Cat!! If you ever want a tutorial on a specific design/technique let me know and I'll see what I can do!

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 792 projects

Wow, these are so fancy. I want to get good at doing my nails, so thanks so much for all of the tutorials. x

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