Many people like animal skin nail designs. Thats why I decided to write a post about how to paint zebra stripes on nails without nail equipment. Cosmetic stores are full of nail art equipments and nail stickers but all these nail products are expensive so do salon like zebra nail design at home with the help of easy step by step procedure, for convenience I added pictures as well. You can do zebra toe nail design at your toe nails for making your feet look nice. For leopard and polka dot nail designs at home see this, leopard and polka dot nail designs at home. To do zebra nail design follow the steps below.
For this tutorial you need
- Base color (white, pink, purple or any color of your choice)
- Black nail polish
- Top coat
- Toothpick or any thin brush
Select the base color of your choice because this nail design could be done in any nail color, I like zebra nail art because you can do it using rainbow colors that can go with any dress color but in this tutorial I will use classic white and black colors. Before applying base color make sure your nails are neat and trimed. For further information about nail shape and length check out this. Nail design trends 2013-2014. Apply white base coat gentley and let it dry. See picture below for more help.
Once the base color is dry, Take a thin brush and begin stripes, again gentley and neatly. Be sure strokes are evenly angled and are in the same direction. Repeat the stripes as many as you wish. It better to do some practice on a piece of scrap paper before this mani and it is also prefered to put zebra pattern when you begin stripes.
Once the stripes are dry, apply a thick top coat to give a finishing look.
This is how you can give yourself a zebra printed nail art design at home. Just remember the key to professional nail art is practice. Keep practicing and you will be a professional. Let me know about your feedback in the comment section below.
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