About

Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
20 mins

A simple how-to for Alexa Chung's famous evil eye mani!
It Girl Alexa Chung has great taste in nail art, and this evil eye design proves it. With minimum tools and a few minutes, you can recreate this fun, "eye-catching" design.

Posted by Liquid Jelly from Chicago, Illinois, United States • Published See Liquid Jelly's 9 projects »
Tags

PrintEmbed
  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    Paint your nails with a base color close to your skin tone. If you have short nails, opt for a sheer nude for a more natural look. If you're very fair, try a nude that's one or two shades darker.

  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using a small detail brush or a white striping polish, draw an almond shape horizontally across your nail. You can find striping polishes at any drugstore. The ones by Sinful Colors is both budget-friendly and easy to find.

  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    Color in the almond. Using the same method, draw and color in a blue circle. This will be the iris.

  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now add the pupil using a small dotting tool and black nail polish. A toothpick will work as well.

  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 5
    Step 5

    Go back in with the small detail brush and outline the eye shape with black nail polish.

  • How to paint a themed nail manicure. Alexa Chung's Evil Eye Nail Art - Step 6
    Step 6

    With the same brush, paint the eyelashes straight out. Make sure to draw the outer lashes shorter than the center lashes. Do this for all nails.

    When you're done, seal the design with top coat and admire your artwork. :)

Made this project? Share your version »

Comments

Square 2019 03 25 011222 cc9ff255 1e21 4b39 bbcd 7ea9dec8db8f