NYFW Nail Art How To: Essie Sugar Skull Nails


This nail art looked super chic on models’ fingers at NYFW, and using just four Essie polishes, it’s easy to recreate the design in your own salon. With Halloween and Day of the Dead approaching, prep your clients using Tart Deco, Butler Please, Licorice, and Blanc. See the behind the scenes step-by-step.

TartdecoStep 1: Begin by applying two coats of Tart Deco.

6634Step 2: With a thin dotting tool, draw on Day of the Dead designs in Butler Please, Licorice, and Blanc.

6677Step 3: Finish with a coat of Good to Go top coat.

Looking for a matching pedicure? See the next page.

6626Create a flawless matching pedicure by first applying a layer of Ridge Filling Base Coat, then two coats of Tart Deco, and finishing off with Good to Go.

[Courtesy of Essie/Blue Sky PR]

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