I wanted to show you guys this fun DIY Manicure today because I am absolutely obsessed with it! One of my favorite things to do is watch YouTube videos of different "Beauty Guru's" to catch up on the latest trends that maybe not everyone has seen or just to see if they do something different than I do with makeup, skincare or nails. I am subscribed to one Guru who always has something new and exciting I watch her channel religiously and I am always amazed at what she comes up with, especially with her nails. She posted a video last night on three different variations of a polka dot manicure and I was hooked! I immediately needed to try it. I'm going to link her video below because it is definitely a must see!!
I chose to do the third version that she shows in her video. This was such a fun manicure to try and the best part is, you can do it yourself! If you went to a salon to have this done, I don't even want to think about what they would try to charge you. I made a few variations from hers first being obviously the colors. Second, instead of using dotting tools because I don't have any and I hate to spend money if you can find another way to do something with things you already have. She mentions that you can cut the end off of a Q-tip and do it but I found I just couldn't get the right effect so I ended up using something that I am positive most women have lying around, a BOBBY PIN. It was so easy and gave me the perfect sized cutest little polka dots. I can't wait to try out other looks with this and now that I know a bobby pin can double as a dotting tool, there is no limit to where I can go with this.
I didn't have a plate lying around that I was willing to ruin with nail polish so I went ahead and used the back of a nail polisher remover wipes box. I just dripped the polish on the box and went ahead and used the bobby pin. I used Sally Hansen Pacific Blue for my base and then seven other colors for the dots.
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Check out Polka Dot Mani - Revisted for another version of this manicure!!