Tutorial: Baby blue nails with white lace

Beauty, Nails

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It’s raining constantly here in Hanoi, all day, non-stop. I’m feeling blue. For my nails. Haha.

Today I’m going to show you how to create this lacey look for your nails. With a gentle powder blue base coat, this nail design gives off a very feminine and elegant feeling; wouldn’t that be perfect to wear to a classy tea party. Now that I look at the photos, I think it can be a good bridal nail art design as well!

Let’s start:

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With a baby blue colour, paint your base coat nicely. If you have a thin nail polish like mine, I reckon that you use a white base coat before using your blue lacquer, the colour would be more correct.

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Remember to paint only the tip of the nail for your ring finger.

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We’ll start with the thumb first: Use your white nail polish and paint the tip of your nail.

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Next, use a white nail art pen to draw your lace design. Here’s how I did mine:

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*Tip: As for the last step, I drew random lines to make it look like lace pattern.

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For your index finger, also use a nail art pen to draw the lace. If you don’t have one, you can use a paint brush with fine tip and your white nail polish to draw.

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Then, for the middle finger, we’ll draw only a doily lace corner.

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Next is your ring finger. 1. Draw a heart using your pen. 2. Random lines for lace. 3. Use a brush (or the pen) and dots white nail polish randomly around the heart. 4. Wait for it to dry half way (just a few secs), then use a cotton buds and dab to create a lacey effect. 5. Use the tip of a pen to “carve” lines and make it look a bit more like lace.

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Pinky pinky. 1. Put a big dot of white nail polish in the middle of your nail (it doesn’t have to be perfect). 2. Use a cotton buds and dab to create the lace pattern. 3. Use your dotting tool and dot around.

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Last but not least, put a clear top coat to protect your nail. It will last much longer :)

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And there you have it, your own elegant lace nail design! If you want to see more nail art tutorials, click onto the Beauty category :3 If you want to see more in the future, you can follow this blog using WordPress “+Follow” button on the top of the page, or follow via email with the button on the side bar to the right.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, give it a try and I’d love to see your result! Good luck and I’ll talk to you next time :)

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2 thoughts on “Tutorial: Baby blue nails with white lace

    1. thank you ;) yes I’m planning to do that once I get more free time, probably soon since I’m going back to my boring student life in a few weeks haha

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