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Then, starting from the tip of your nail, make a row of dots using different colors.
After each dot, wipe the dotter (nail brush) on a cotton ball soaked with nail polish remover so the colors don't get all mixed up. Using several different colors makes it easier to keep them all separated.
After the first row, continue adding different colored dots down the nail, overlapping them like the scales of a fish.
At the end, use the same color as the base coat to form a starting-off point for the scales.
Finish it all off with a top coat for sheen.
Tips & tricks
If you can use a dotting tool and have a bit of time, this look is doable. The key is patience and precision, but remember to have fun.
You can choose different colors. Check out another way to get the look here.