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30 mins

This simple nail art is LOUD!
Funky and fun, this looks is great as an accent nail, or on all ten digits!

Posted by lacquerologist from Canton, Ohio, United States • Published See lacquerologist's 7 projects »
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  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    Apply base coat to your nails. Once that has dried for a few seconds, use the black striper to apply a line down the center of your nail. This will be your guide as you apply your colored polishes!

  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    Apply your polish shades to either side of the guide line. It doesn't have to be perfect. Use as many coats as you need to to make your polishes opaque.

  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    Once your polish colors have dried for a few minutes, use your striper to correct your center line.

  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make perpendicular guide lines along the center line to create your "wave." You can make this more or less dramatic if you want!

  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fill-in the wave with many perpendicular black lines. Be creative. You can't really mess this up.

  • How to paint patterned nail art. Sound Waves Nail Art - Step 6
    Step 6

    Clean-up with acetone and clean-up brush and seal the design in with top coat!

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Ines Y.
Ines Y. · 4 projects
cool I like itt
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pittysoares
pittysoares · 6 projects
This is such an awesome idea! Happy
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