Nail Art Tutorial: Gold Plated Moon

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Rita Remark, one of Canada’s top nail artists designed this simple shimmery look to ring in the autumn and winter months. Follow her lead to get the perfect balance of metallic shine and sophisticated dots.

ToolsYou’ll need:

  • Essie Licorice
  • Essie Good as Gold
  • Striping Brush
  • Dotting Tool
  • Essie First Base Base Coat
  • Essie Good to Go Top Coat

Look 03 Chain Link Step 0Step 1: Apply a thin coat of First Base Base Coat.

Look 10 Plated Gold Step 01Step 2: Follow with two even coats of Licorice.

Look 10 Plated Gold Step 02Step 3: Using a striping brush dipped in Good As Gold, draw a horizontal line across the “moon” as a guideline. Fill in the rest of the nail to the tip.

Look 10 Plated Gold Step 03Step 4: Dip the dotting tool in Licorice and create a horizontal line of dots across your gold. Finish it all off with a shiny coat of Good to Go Top Coat.

[Courtesy of Essie]

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