Wednesday, November 9, 2011

{Video Tutorial} Comic Strip Nail Art!

Hola Nina on the Moon Readers!
I made a this Nail Art Video Tutorial just for you all!

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I came across "comic nails" one day via Cute Polish (check out Cute Polish YouTube channel as it is flooded with nail art tutorials!) & decided it would be fun to try out and guest blogging this week was the perfect opportunity! 
Hope you like it & try it out!






What you will Need: 


  1. White Nail Polish
  2. Base+Top Coat Nail Polish
  3. The Comic Section of a newspaper
  4. Scissors
  5. Rubbing Alcohol
  6. Q-tips
  7. Nail-polish remover (forgot to mention this in the video-my bad)




Ready? 


Here are the 10 Steps to create comic nails! 

  1. Paint two coats of WHITE Nail Polish
  2. Cut out your 10 pieces from the comic pages for your nails
  3. pour some rubbing alcohol into a small container (I actually used the cap of the rubbing alcohol as my container).
  4. Dip a strip into the rubbing alcohol & apply to your nail, pressing firmly for about 10-20 seconds. 
  5. Peel off & image should have transferred to your nail!
  6. repeat that step on all your nails.
  7. Apply a top coat to seal the image on your nail (this also prevents the ink from the comic from rubbing off).
  8. Now, pour some nail polish remover into a container.
  9. Dip a Q-tip into the nail-polish remover and clean the edges around your nail.
  10. Viola! You have yourself a comic manicure! 
Whaaaat? :D
Just like that?
yep!
Just like that! :)





Let me know what you all think! 
& if any of you have tried this one before :)

Is there any other Nail Art DIY you suggest to me? I love discovering new ones! 

xoxo!




9 comments :

  1. OMG! I LOVE THIS! How creative! I must share your post. I will definitely be trying this out!

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  2. Yey! I am so glad you love it Tara! :D That would be so awesome if you shared the post! :D YEY!

    xo.
    Des.

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  3. This is just too cute!! I don't paint my nails...have given up on them, so just file them down, but going to pass this on to my daughter and some of her friends...I just love this idea..thanks.

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  4. Awesome tutorial! Can't wait to give it a try!
    ~Kim

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  5. :D So glad you all like it!

    It is def. fun & different to have charlie brown, dilbert & laughing lil' monsters on my nails! :)
    Love how the materials are super economic too! Let me know how it goes!

    Thank you for stopping by!
    xoxo.
    Des.

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  7. Such an excellent idea! You're so creative! I love it!

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