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Melting ice cream nail design

Kara Endres is a graphic designer, illustrator and fashion blogger based in south Florida. She showcases her DIY skills on her blog, Sprinkles in Springs, as well as shopping guides, trends, fashion inspiration, illustrations, and nail a...

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

Who doesn't love an ice cream cone on a hot summer day? Now you can indulge in this dessert when you glance down at your nails — and skip the calories!

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

Melting ice cream nail design

Supplies:

  • Dotting tool, small paint brush
  • Sally Hansen's Blue Me Away
  • Sephora by OPI's Hi Def
  • Sinful Colors' Pull Over
  • Sinful Colors' Innocent
  • Julep's Anne
  • Sally Hansen's White On
  • Essie's Lovie Dovie

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

Instructions:

1

Base coat & design

Start with a pink base coat. Using the small paint brush, apply white in a "melting" design at the tip of the nail. Switch up the design and add a drip or two.

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

2

Add sprinkles

Using the smallest side of the dotting tool, dip it into the pink paint and dot a few sprinkles onto the white "melted ice cream." Repeat this step with all the other colors. Be sure not to go overboard with one color! Finish with a top coat.

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

A summer treat — with sprinkles!

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