- red, green, white polishes
- base and top coats
- plastic cup (this will be discarded or kept for other marble nail adventures)
- paper towel
- masking tape or vaseline
- nail polish remover and/or q-tips
- To avoid paint all over your fingers, I suggest applying tape around the nail or use vaseline.
- Fill your plastic cup with water--I prefer room temp.
- Line up your polishes in the order you'd like. Shake your polishes and loosen the caps. Have your toothpicks and paper towel ready.
- To make a pattern, take your toothpick and drag it from one of the outer rings (not your first one) and drag it towards the center. Wipe off your toothpick.
- Repeat in other spots. Try from near the center and drag the toothpick towards the outer ring. Or swirl it all together, like I did (aka the lazy/in-a-hurry-way).
- Now find a pattern that you like and dip your finger in. I kind of go in at an angle. If you are a beginner, I suggest doing one finger at a time.
- Use a toothpick to pull away the unused pattern of paint from around your finger and remover your finger from the water.
- Gently peel away the tape and allow to dry.
- Use polish remover to clean up any areas that need it.
- Add a clear top coat (I've used a glitter one too).
- Repeat on all nails.
I'm happy to do a more in-depth marble tutorial for beginners if you'd like!
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