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Time
20 mins

water beaded flower petals!
Create this look for spring or summr!

Tools your need: Makeup sponge, needle brush, and dotting tool.

Polish you need: Light purple, dark purple, dark blue, pink, matte top coat and glossy top coat.

Posted by Kelly O. from South Salem, New York, United States • Published See Kelly O.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by painting a solid coat of your light purple. Let dry completely

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using your blue polish, lightly sponge a section about 1/3 of the nail at the base of your nail bed. It doesn't have to be even as it will have pattern over it.

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using your light purple blend into the blue, then using your bright pink sponge the tip of your nails, about a 1/3 of the way down.

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using the same blue create random veins 1/2 way up from the base of the nail. They do not have to be perfect, irregularities give a more natural appearance.

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 5
    Step 5

    Using your dark purple complete the lines up to the tip of the nail.

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using your light purple make irregular dots on top of the lines for the water droplets.

  • How to paint a dripping nail. Dew Drops On Roses - Step 7
    Step 7

    Again using your dark purple and white outline the water droplets for the shadow and highlights. Finish off with a matte top coat. Once dry, use a glossy top coat just over the water droplets to give a wet look to the water.

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