Fashion offers many attractive topics to discuss. It is not only about clothing and dressing. Fashion even offers nail art to consider if you want to appear fully fashionable everyday. And zebra print nails can be a good choice to make your appearance more cheerful and stylish. Well, as one of exotic animal print ideas; the zebra print gives such pretty concept in combining two contrast neutral colors, black and white. Don’t give up already; it is a very simple and fun way to make the zebra nail art by your own at home. We will show you the simple steps of how to make the zebra nail art easily at home.
First thing first, some materials and items should be prepared before creating the zebra print nails. They include black and white nail polishes, transparent top coat nail polish, nail polish remover, thin nailbrush or toothpick and Q-tip. For those basic materials and items, we can get them from beauty supply shops, dollar or craft stores. Well, once the materials and items have been prepared well, don’t forget to look for a sample picture of basic zebra print from internet or magazine. This basic zebra print is very essential to guide you in drawing the zebra pattern on your nail. For better result, try to trace the basic zebra print on a paper sheet before applying it on your nails. Well, a step that should be done firstly is applying the transparent top coat nail polish and let it dry. And then follow it by applying the basic color of zebra print, white nail polish, on your nails. Try to repeat this step two to three times and let it dry after applying each coat of white polish.
Use a thin nailbrush to draw the zebra black print on the white coat. Try to add little strokes between the stripes in order to the zebra print looks natural. Spreading out the basic zebra print sample in front of you may be helpful during this step. Once the black zebra stripes have been dried, don’t forget to apply one more layer of top coat polish. The last of making zebra print nails, use Q-tip and polish remover to clean smeared nail polish on each of your fingertip.
Originally posted 2013-04-05 14:14:41.