Monarch Butterfly Nail Art Tutorial

Monarch Butterfly Nail Art Tutorial

Hello Lovelies!

The lovely Nicole a.k.a victory_nails on Instagram, has created this awesome monarch butterfly nail art tutorial for us today! Although these bring summery thoughts to mind, these are a fantastic nail art look for fall and winter as well! And if you want to get spooky, you could mix up the colors and go darker for an awesome Halloween design! You can see some of Nicole’s other amazing designs in her Nailpolis gallery, and her Instagram as well!


Step one: Sponge your chosen ombré colours onto a white base w. a makeup sponge. Repeating a few times to get desired colour blend.

Step two: Paint diagonal ‘moons’ in the corner of each nail w. black polish.

Step three: Paint 1st line across the nail, diagonally, from middle of each moon
To the opposite corner.

Step four: Follow w. 2 more diagonal lines on each side; down the centre of each section.

Step five: Make an arch at the top of each section & fill w. black.

Step six: Dot small white spots along the arches. Top coat & clean up.

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