Nail art: Water Marble
Water marble is a special nail art technique. Whether you do it with a nail technician, or by yourself, water marble will seduce you. Your expert nail supplier Maryton will give you ideas!
1. What is water marble?
The water marble technique consists of making concentric circles, by dropping nail polish on the surface of the water. Then, using a toothpick, trace the desired pattern, then successively dip the nails in water, to recover the pattern. Water marble is very easy to make by yourself, if you have the manicure products and knowledge of the method to apply.
2. The advantages of water marble
- With water marble, you no longer have to wait long minutes for the varnish to dry under an LED lamp. It’s dry, instantly!
- With water marble, you can layer different varnishes and create a unique pattern for each nail. Curves, spirals, or zebra pattern, all looks are possible.
3. Necessary material
- A base
- A brush
- Nail polish remover
- Masking tape
- A clamp
- A bowl
- A toothpick
- A small wooden stick
4. Technique to follow
- Applying a base to your nails to protect them. Once dry, apply a coat of varnish.
- Protect all around your nails with masking tape. Don’t forget to protect the cuticles as well.
- Take a bowl of water, and put a few drops of polish in it. Gently place the drops in the center of the jar, so that they spread out.
- With the tip of the toothpick, draw lines from left to right and from right to left so that you get a very tight marbling. Trace each line up to the glass side of the bowl.
- Dipping a fingernail, parallel to the surface of the water and blowing on the varnish to freeze the pattern. Collect the excess varnish in the bowl, with the small wooden stick. With pliers, remove the masking tape. Finish by cleaning around the nail with the brush and nail polish remover.
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