I decided to do a black, white, and silver water marble design for this manicure. Here are my supplies:

  • Scotch Tape
  • Disposable cup of water
  • Nail polish remover
  • Dual-Tip cotton swabs
  • Nail polish
  • Toothpicks
  • Rhinestones
  • Dotting tool to apply rhinestones
  • Rhinestone sealant
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    I used Essie in Blanc, Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Black Platinum, and Zoya in Trixie.

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    I used For Rhinestones Only to apply my stones.

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    Step 1-Nail Prep
    Apply scotch tape around nails to prevent unnecessary mess in the end.

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    Apply base coat to nails

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    Apply one base color coat of Essie Blanc.

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    Step 2-Prep water for design
    Add drops of nail polish to the water, making concentric circles with each change in color.

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    Using a toothpick, make swirls in the design by dragging lines through the polish pool.

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    Step 3- Apply to nails
    Dip nails into water until the whole nail is fully submerged.

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    Using a toothpick, grab the extra polish in the polish pool and remove it from the water.

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    Then, remove your nails from the water. This way, there is only one clean marble layer adhering to the nail.

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    Step 4- Clean up
    Carefully remove the tape from around the nail. Clean up any areas around the nail using the cotton swab and nail polish remover.

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    Step 5- Embellish
    Add rhinestones to cover any bubbles or imperfections in the design. Be free, and apply to your heart’s content.

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    Place a layer of For Rhinestones Only in the location that you want to put the Rhinestone. Then, using the tip of the dotting tool dipped in clear nail polish, pick up a rhinestone and place it. Add a second coat of For Rhinestones Only over the embellished design.

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    Add the Seche Vite Quick Dry top coat on all nails, and enjoy your design.

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