Diana Crisan Oct 26, 2016

With the holidays right around the corner, we turned to essie for some festive nail art inspo, and they created this feminine, floral mani with a hint of metal.

Continue reading for a complete step-by-step tutorial on how to create this look at home with the the essie winter 2016 collection!  

Easy Metallic Manicure


Step 1: Hydrate Nails

Hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.


Step 2: Base Coat

Clean, then prep nails with your favorite essie base coat.


Step 3: Apply Metallic Gold Nail Polish

Start with two coats of getting groovy.


Step 4: Create Flower Petals with Red Nail Polish

Using a large dotting tool dipped in party on a platform, apply five dots to create the flower petals with one in the center to fill it in. Allow to dry.


Pro Tip: Try to include three-to-four flowers on each nail. place them around the nail so that some go off on the corner and sides to help create balance.


Step 5: Layer Flower Petals with Mahogany Nail Polish

Using a smaller dotting tool dipped in ready to boa, repeat around the center of each flower. allow to dry.


Step 6: Dot Center of Flower with Metallic Gold Nail Polish

Finish using small dotting tool dipped in getting groovy, to add one dot of in the center of each flower.


Step 7: Topcoat

Top with a coat of essie gel setter.




Are you planning to try this floral metallic mani at home? For more DIY nail inspo, check out the essie nail art page!



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