Rainbow Nails Tutorial

Difficulty - Intermediate

Rainbow nails were my choice for day 9 of the 31 day nail art challenge. I wanted to do some cute, simple rainbows arching across my nails. Mostly so I could follow people around saying "Double rainbow all the way across my nails. Oh my god!"

Rainbow Nails Tutorial


Tips & Tricks

  • If you don't have a brush a nail art pen or a toothpick should work just fine.
  • Wait between doing each line to avoid the colors blending into each other.
  • I don't have dotting tools, so to do the clouds I used a small, round stud earring. It worked perfectly!
  • Make different sizes of dots for the clouds so they really fluffy and cute.
  • Use more than three colors if you want! The color order of the rainbow is red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet or Roy G Biv!
  • When you're doing the stripes for the rainbow, get a good amount of paint on your brush and paint nice and slow to avoid streaking.
  • Prefer a video? No problem!

Rainbow nails
The finished product

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