I recently made a photo tutorial on this technique for the Julep blog, so if you're into photo tutorials, go check out the post there. If you prefer my graphic tutorials, great news! I've included one in this post for you, too!
I know this design isn't very complicated, but I also know that I'm sure some of you would find it helpful to visually see how this is done. So let's get started!
- Start with a dry base color. Using your first dot color and the large end of your dotting tool, add 3-5 large dots at the tip of your nail. Make sure some of them go off the edges of the nail.
- Flip your dotter over to the small end and add 4-6 small dots going down the nail. Concentrate them at the tip, and make them more spaced out as you move down the nail.
- Clean your dotting tool off and repeat step one with your second dot color. Make sure to fill in spaces between your first round of dots. Overlapping is encouraged!
- Repeat step two with your second color, filling in any spaces that look imbalanced or empty.
For this particular version, I used China Glaze Secret Periwinkle as the base. The dots are done with OPI If You Moust You Moust and OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls.
Thanks for reading, and let me know if you try this look! :)