Matte Nail Design

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This is a great way to have either a subtle nail design or something a little more dramatic. 

These are a few designs I like to use with a matte top coat.

Matte is a color, paint, or surface that is dull and flat - has no shine.

Which makes it super easy to make nail designs with!

Here is what you need:

- Base Coat
- Black Nail polish
- Glossy Nail polish
- Matte Top Coat
- Shiny Top Coat

Subtle Design

- Start by applying a base coat to the nails. Because we are using a black nail polish, applying a  base coat is very important to prevent staining and protect the nail. 

- Apply black polish to the nails. Apply a matte top coat.

- Let the matte coat completely dry.

- Using a shiny top coat, apply to the tips of the nail (French Tip).

- With a toothpick, apply swirls onto the nail. Then apply a few dots in between the swirls. 

Dramatic Design

- Using the same steps as above, except instead of a shiny top coat use a glossy nail polish color( I used Gold). 
- Apply swirls and a few dots in between the swirls. 

**There is no need to apply a top coat as it will ruin the manicure.** 

Products Used:

Covergirl Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss, Black Diamond 325, 0.37 Ounce • Cover Girl • $0.27

Revlon Matte Top Coat • Revlon • $4.99

Essie 'Good To Go!' Top Coat • Essie • $10.00

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Nail Color, Invisible • Sally Hansen • $1.89–2.26

Revlon Quick Dry Base Coat 955 • Revlon • $4.60

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