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Watercolour flower nail art tutorial

Hello! I am here to share the Watercolour flower nail art tutorial I teased you with earlier today on Instagram. For this look I was inspired by the Nailasaurus’ Nimbus look. But mine came out a bit different and I developed a bit different technique to create it too :D I have tried the nimbus about 100 times in the past and it just never worked for me. But it did today and I am sharing it with you ;)

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I started with using OPI Nail Envy as a base and then Cirque Colors Carpe Diem (see swatches here) as the base colour. I then mixed Color Club Wahrol with a little bit of Acetone in a glass dish and mixed it with a nail art brush. Using the mixture I painted flower petals on my nails.

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I then mixed the following colours to add more detail: Color Club Wham! Pow!, Color ClubAlmost Famous and Color Club Abyss. I used the tip of my nail art brush and Essie Little Brown Dress to add dots in the centre of the flowers.

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See the full tutorial here:

Hope you enjoyed the watercolour flower nail art tutorial and my funny dog at the end! lol

Thanks for watching! xxx

*EDIT: Just seen that Laquerstyle had done similar flowers with same technique here, check them out they are very pretty.

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11 Comments

  1. I love this, so pretty and colourful! Loved your dog at the end too haha mine always does that to me when I am trying to do my nails xx
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    • A.J.

      Haha funny animals, aren’t they :D

  2. Nati

    oh, gosh, sooo lovely! I need to pin this and try it! but of course it’ll never result this good!
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    • A.J.

      I am sure it would be as good if not even better! ;)

  3. Kathryn J

    This is so pretty; I love watercolour flowers and it’s interesting seeing how to achieve that with diluted polish. Loved the video … thanks for showing the technique several times, that was really helpful. :)

    • A.J.

      Thank you, glad you enjoyed the tutorial :)

  4. Emma

    I was sure I commented on this before but perhaps it was on Facebook hehe, I keep coming back to this because it’s SO pretty! I am in love :) and your video is fab :D xxx
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    • A.J.

      Aww thank you :)

  5. julia

    this manicure looks so lovely!

    I like it :)

    • A.J.

      Thank you :)

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