Nail Art Tutorial: The Sponge Technique


The sponge technique makes it easy to combine any of your clients’ two fave colors on nails – and you don’t need a steady hand or advanced art skills to do it! Australian salon Adore Dolls Parlour demonstrates how to get the look.

Np2productsProducts used:

  • 1 Makeup sponge
  • OPI Alpine Snow
  • OPI Black Onyx
  • OPI Top Coat


Np2prepPrep: Prep & cleanse nails as normal.

Np2step1Step 1: Paint half of the nail white starting from the cuticle.

Np2step2Step 2: Paint the other half black.

Np2step3Step 3: Fold sponge in half and paint a line of white polish across sponge.

Np2step4Step 4: Paint a line of black nail polish under the white line.

Np23Step 5: Bring sponge to the nail and pat evenly from side to side, blending the black and white together. Repeat until desired blend is achieved.

Np2Step 6: Clean up any excess polish, and apply clear top coat. Done!

Nails by Adore Dolls Parlour
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Varsity Lakes 4227
Qld Australia
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[Courtesy of Adore Dolls Parlour]

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