classy and koi nail art
show off your scales with this mermaid textured nail art design inspired by the fall 2016 collection.
step 1: hydrate with apricot cuticle oil.
step 2: clean then prep nails with your favorite essie base coat.
step 3: apply 2 coats of udon know me. allow to dry.
step 4: apply 1 coat of playing koi. allow to set 10-15 seconds.
step 5: press piece of tulle into the nail and lift straight up. pro tip: for a more dramatic look, stretch the tulle while on the nail to get more of the bottom color to show through.
step 6: top with a coat of essie gel•setter.