Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Nail Art | Aztec Nails

Last but by no means least in my guest blogging series is Paige from Nailsaholic, she has a wordpress blog (first one I've ever read, to be honest). If you're into nails, then this is definately a blog for you to watch!

Todays nail art is my absolute favorite nail design. Aztec/Tribal designs are so in right now, so why not give them a go on your nails?

I made these nails using a striper brush, dotting tool, and a small brush. Sounds pretty easy?
It is! 

I painted my nails with Sinful Colors: Snow Me White, to give a good base, I then used Essie: Lapis Of Luxury to paint my whole nails with.
I took a striper brush, and painted a stripe 1/4 of the way up from the bottom of my nail using a contrasting colour. I used China Glaze: Shocking Pink (Neon)
I then used a striper brush again to paint a black line above the pink, I used Sinful Colors: Black on Black.
I left a gap and then painted a white line using Sinful Colors: Snow Me White about halfway up the nail.
I left another gap and painted another white line, 2 black lines were painted around the white line.
The detail was then added with a dotting tool and a small nail art brush.

Aztec/Tribal nail art is one of the easiest nail arts to do, if you make a mistake, you can easily cover it with a line and make it look like it was supposed to be there. You can also change it to your personal preference and make it as 'in-your-face' as you want!

Hope you have fun trying to create some aztec nails!




  1. These look amazing!

  2. this is me commenting late. boo. absolutely loved loved loved this. Totally going to follow http://nailsaholic.wordpress.com/ from now on! xx

  3. LOVE THESE!!!
    Im a huge fan of this pattern :) I did a nail art look inspired by aztec patterns a while ago but these ones are SO much better than mine :)
    love it :)

    Btw, Im a new follower.. really love your blog :)

  4. Wauw!



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