Photo: Woman Tips

Photo: Woman Tips

The animal prints invaded the catwalks and the streets for some time and in the world of nail polish was no different. With color innovation, techniques and textures, the decorated nails turned fever worldwide.

The decorating technique nails with the stamp of animals allows an infinite combination of colors and styles. Today brought the nails decorated with leopard-print in the classic colors: nude, brown and black.

You can choose the decoration according to your style. The prints can be made in all the nails or only in one of them, adhering to the only daughter trend.

The color used as the basis for the decoration must be thoroughly dried before starting the process of the drawings, because you run the risk of blurring the nails.

The specks can be made with thin brush or toothpick to clean the nail itself. If you do not have a lot of practice to make the decoration on the nails, call a friend to help.

To perfect the technique it takes a little practice and patience. The color combination is up to you. Check out the following materials and step-by-step of nail leopard.

Necessary materials

  • Nude creamy glaze to the base (we use a layer of Gold Nude Nude Risqué and a layer of Risqué - average price R $ 2.60 each);
  • brown glaze for specks (use the Lavish Sable Mary Key - average price of R $ 7.00);
  • Creamy black glaze for the outline of specks (use the Black Sepia Risqué - average price of R $ 2.60);
  • An extra brightness (average price R $ 2.60);
  • A toothpick or brush to decorate your nails (average price R $ 0.40 toothpick and R $ 20.00 kit with 15 brushes).

Step-by-step nail leopard

Prepare the nail as usual. Sand, carefully remove the cuticles, use a polisher and apply the colorless base. Then roll the two layers of nudes nail polish and allow to dry well to start decorating.

After properly dried enamel used base, ping brown glaze in a supporting role and start to brown specks on the nails using the toothpick or brush. Do this procedure for all nails or if you prefer to join the trend only child, choose only one of the nails to make the print.

With well dried specks, ping black enamel on paper and start around them partly with toothpick or brush. It is important that the spots are of different sizes and spaced to give the feeling of leopard print. This step requires patience, because the colors of the spots and contours can not mix. We took about thirty minutes to decorate each hand.

Finishing the decoration, clean the excesses and wait for the nail to dry for at least thirty minutes before finishing with a layer of extra sparkle.

Now that you've checked the tips to make the nail leopard, how about trying?

After making the black specks, wait at least 30 minutes before applying the extra brightness to not smudge.

After making the black specks, wait at least 30 minutes before applying the extra brightness to not smudge.

Make brown specks and then go around of them in black with a brush or toothpick. Apply gently.

Make brown specks and then go around of them in black with a brush or toothpick. Apply gently.

To make the drawings with the brush, take a quantity of enamel without overdoing it and apply on the nails.

To make the drawings with the brush, take a quantity of enamel without overdoing it and apply on the nails.

In general, we spent a nail enamel by drop, because the glaze dries fast and does not dry to pass.

In general, we spent a nail enamel by drop, because the glaze dries fast and does not dry to pass.

We choose to do the nude base with enamel Golden Nude Risqué. We apply two layers.

We choose to do the nude base with enamel Golden Nude Risqué. We apply two layers.

Choose a glaze to the base, two for stains and invest in a tool to make the drawings.

Choose a glaze to the base, two for stains and invest in a tool to make the drawings.