Galaxy Nails Tutorial!

21 September 2013



Hello there lovely's, i've got a new nail tutorial for you today! Luckily it went well this time as the last one i did went so terribly i didn't bother putting it up, i will attempt it again when i have a day when i have a lot of time and a LOT of patience! I've seen a few people with galaxy nails and i think it looks so good i decided i had to try it for myself, i am a lover of galaxy print as you will no if you saw my OOTN galaxy dress post. So if you fancy trying it for yourself keep reading...


What i used-
Base colour- Rimmel 800 Black Out,
White- BarryM Matt White,
Colours- Rimmel 809 Blue me Away, 180 Purple Pulse, 025 Strawberry Fizz.
Glitter- Rimmel 500 Disco Ball,
Top Coat- Essie Matt About You.
Models Own nail Art pen in white (can also use a cocktail stick or nail dotter)
Makeup sponge (sorry always forget to put something in the pic)



Step One- 
Paint two coats of the black polish, to get an even dark base. 


Step Two-
Take the sponge and dip it in the white nail polish and start to dab it onto the nails, you don't want to cover the entire nail just do a sort of strip, do it in different directions on different nails.


Step Three-
Take a dark colour like a navy blue and sponge that onto the nail either side of the white strip, it really doesn't have to be neat. 


Step Four-
Take a slightly lighter colour like a purple, and sponge that on in patches around the other colours.



Step Five- 
Sponge on some more white over the top and then sponge on a brighter colour like a pink or lilac.



Step Six-
The finishing touches, apply some glitter polish onto the black spaces on the nails. To make the stars use your nail art pen and draw little crosses on a few of the nails and make a few dots over the nails. 
And to finish add a topcoat to seal it all together, i used a matt topcoat as it gives a really interesting finish. 

This really is easy to do you don't have to be neat and precise to get a good result. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, have a go for yourself!

Zoe 
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17 comments:

  1. Love this, I really want to try galaxy nails out x

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    1. Thanks hun :) should deff have a go. xx

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  2. What a fab design, I love it!
    http://golddustk.blogspot.co.uk/
    x

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  3. This is too cool! How amazing Zoe! X

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  4. These are amazing, I would mess them up big time if I attempted to do them x

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    1. Thanks :) ah im sure you wouldnt! xx

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  5. Great tutorial, I did galaxy nails a few months ago and they turned out really really good, every time I've tried it since though it just hasn't worked the same so hopefully if I follow this it'll help :)

    Lisa x
    http://uniqueornbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you, glad i can help :) xx

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  6. I really need to try this sometime, they look really cute :)

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  7. I love galaxy nails! I messed mine up when I tried them, but your steps look so much easier to try :) xx

    D Is For...

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    1. I love them too, hope these steps work out for you :) xx

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  8. I am going to have to try this later!
    http://bellamomento.blogspot.co.uk
    xxx

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  9. Yay :) glad you like it. xx

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  10. I'm not huge into nail art but I've always loved galaxy nails! Yours turned out amazing, and definitely inspired me to try them out as well!

    sundays grace

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