In the autumn, my manicure is all about jewel tones, from forest green to rich, decadent plum.
But come winter, my nails are always going in one of two directions: I either lacquer them red to add a little warmth to a cold winter’s day, or I really lean into the spirit of the season, and go positively glacial!
Of course, once you’ve decided on the icy route, you have a few DIY options for how to execute the look.
You can do something a little bit more playful by trying this genius stripy dental floss hack in shades of blue and silver, or you can go for a more nuanced approach and try for a watercolor effect that will call to mind a snow bank’s myriad shades of blue.
For the latter technique, it’s actually deceptively simple to translate a watercolor effect to your fingertips.
You just need a blue Sharpie, some rubbing alcohol, and a sealing topcoat.
You can add glitter polish as well for a pop of sparkle, and, as with most nail designs, this look works best if you start on a plain white base.
Check out the video below to learn how to recreate this sparkling wintertime look, and don’t forget to SHARE on Facebook!
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