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Donut Nail Art Tutorial

Enjoy a sweet mani and treat yourself to a donut with sprinkles with this How to Donut Nail Art Tutorial.
California Donuts always serves the right amount of delicious inspiration. If you live in the Los Angeles area or anywhere in California you need to come try California Donuts! Their donuts are the best, I can’t even begin to tell you how many of my friends and clients have fallen in love with California Donuts. The best thing about them is they’re open 24/7! You never know when you’ll be craving a donut at 3:00 am, but now you know exactly where to go to satisfy that sweet tooth.

One more thing I love about them is their custom made donuts! This is literally the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or anyone special in your life. Who wouldn’t love someone who spells their name out in donuts?!?! On that note…I love you, California Donuts!

Enjoy a sweet mani and treat yourself to a donut with sprinkles with this How to Donut Nail Art Tutorial.

Last year, I was inspired by their Sprinkle D’ohnut and I couldn’t resist myself to take a bite and make donut inspired nails! I loved creating this nails look and really enjoyed making this donut nail art tutorial for all of you. I hope you enjoy this sweet donut nail art tutorial mani!

Enjoy a sweet mani and treat yourself to a donut with sprinkles with this How to Donut Nail Art Tutorial.

 

Nail Polish:
Ciaté – KISS CHASE 101
NCLA x Karen G. – WHITE DECO
Essie – GROOVE IS IN THE HEART
Sally Hansen – LIGHTENING
ZOYA – JOSIE
OPI – ATOMIC ORANGE
China Glaze – HELL-YUM
Seche Vite – Top Coat

Tools:
Detailing Nail Art Brush

Step 1
Apply two coats of Ciaté – Kiss Chase allow time to dry.

Step 2
Sprinkles – Using a small nail art brush dipped in NCLA x Karen G. – White Deco and paint two- three small while lines randomly throughout the nail to create your first set of sprinkles.

Step 3
[Repeat Step 2] Using Essie – Groove is in the Heart nail polish.

Step 4
[Repeat Step 2] Using Sally Hansen – Lightening nail polish.

Step 5
[Repeat Step 2] Using Zoya – Josie nail polish.

Step 6
[Repeat Step 2] Using OPI – Atomic Orange and China Glaze – Hell-Yum. [*If any of your sprinkles need a little fixing just simply touch up the area using Ciaté – Kiss Chase with a small brush] Finally, lock in those in those sweet sprinkles by applying one coat of Seche Vite Fast Drying Top Coat.

Enjoy your sweet mani and treat yourself to a donut with sprinkles!

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Minions Nail Art Tutorial

How to do minion nails. Despicable Me minions nail art.

I first fell in love with minions in ‘Despicable Me’. I was thrilled when I heard they got their own movie and I couldn’t wait to see it! Personally, I loved the ‘Minions’ movie and I think they’re so adorable especially when I can’t understand what they’re saying. Therefore, I was so excited to make minion nails!
I made my first set of minion nails for my friend, Katie. Thank you so much, Katie, for the minions nail art inspiration! I had no idea how I was going make minions nails, but I started by picking the colors and gathering my tools, then it was time to get to work. I soon discovered that these little minions were pretty easy to make; however, they did require several steps but nothing too difficult. That’s when I thought it would make a great minions nail art tutorial. I had so much fun giving each minion different facial expressions. I’m so excited for you to make your very own minions! So, get creative and make your favorite minion…Kevin, Stuart or Bob!

Polish and Tools:

Nail Polish:
China Glaze – HAPPY GO LUCKY
L’Oreal – Jet Set to Paris
ZOYA – Willa
NCLA x Karen G. – White Deco
Orly – Shine
RGB – Cognac
Seche Vite – Top Coat

Tools:
Dotting Tools
Detailing Nail Art Brush
Striping Tape

How to:

Step 1
Apply two coats of China Glaze – Happy Go Lucky allow time to dry.

Step 2
Overalls – Start by creating an outline using a nail art brush dipped in L’Oreal – Jet Set to Paris. Create the neckline by starting on one side of the nail and sweeping the brush towards the other side. Make two vertical lines on each side of the nail and a horizontal line in between the neckline and free edge. Once you’ve completed your outline fill in the middle and sides using Jet Set to Paris.

Step 3
Goggle strap – Use striping tape to create the perfect horizontal line. Fill in with Zoya – Willa black nail polish and carefully remove the tape while polish is still wet. Use a small dotting tool dipped in black nail polish to create two buttons on the overalls.

Step 4
Eyes – Using a large size dotting tool make two silver dots using Orly – Shine.

Step 5
Eyes – Using a medium size dotting tool make two white dots using NCLA x Karen G. – White Deco inside the silver dots.

Step 6
Eyes – Using a small size dotting tool make two brown dots using RGB – Cognac inside the white dots.

Step 7
Eyes & Smile – To complete the eyes use the smallest size dotting tool make two small black dots using Zoya Willa inside the brown dots. Using the same black nail polish and nail art brush carefully create the minions smile. Finish and lock in your minions nail art design by using Seche Vite Fast Drying top coat.

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