10 Nail Tutorials Even a Newbie Could Do

25 Nail Tutorials Even a Newbie Could Do

Give your nails a little lovin’ with simple tutorials that take no time at all. Have you seen the new galaxy nail trend? I promise, it’s way easier than it really looks. It can get frustrating not being able to make perfectly neat and straight lines like these geometric nails, but I think you’ll find that a little scotch tape will go a long way. Pamper yourself with a stylish manicure using these 10 Nail Tutorials Even a Newbie Could Do…

  • Paint with Tape 1 of 10
    Paint with Tape
    Use scotch tape to help you achieve these stylish nails.
    Get the tutorial at Pshiiit.
  • Ombre Nails 2 of 10
    Ombre Nails
    Get a colorful gradient by using a paint brush and a combination of nail polish and lacquer.
    Spotted at Teen Vogue.
  • Turn Your Nails into Stones 3 of 10
    Turn Your Nails into Stones
    Make your nails look like turquoise stones with the help of a sandwich bag.
    Get the tutorial at The Beauty Department.
  • Dip N’ Dot Nails 4 of 10
    Dip N' Dot Nails
    Use a needle or dotting tool to create these adorable nails.
    Spotted at Quite Polished.
  • Newspaper Nails 5 of 10
    Newspaper Nails
    A helpful video will walk you through the easy steps to achieve this cute look.
    Get the tutorial at Teen Vogue.
  • Through the Galaxy 6 of 10
    Through the Galaxy
    Use a cosmetic sponge to create a galaxy on your nails.
    Get the tutorial at Beautylish.
  • Football Nails 7 of 10
    Football Nails
    Simply paint your nails brown and use white nail polish to make the football lines.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Mermaid Nails 8 of 10
    Mermaid Nails
    This is an easy peasy tutorial because you only make one nail all fancy.
    Check it out at Cupcakes and Cashmere.
  • Flocked Nails 9 of 10
    Flocked Nails
    Use colored flocking to give your nails a velvet look.
    Get the tutorial at Cupcake Clothes.
  • Stencil Nails 10 of 10
    Stencil Nails
    Use sticker sheets as a stencil for these pretty star nails.
    Spotted at Oh So Pretty the Diaries.

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Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman) and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful.


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