This technique looks like shatter nail polish but doesn’t use any special polishes or tools. After letting your base coat dry, wipe off most of the polish from the brush of a second color. The almost-dry brush will create a punky, distressed look. Get the full tutorial from Chalkboard Nails, then protect your new mani by avoiding these 7 everyday habits that ruin your nails.
Water it down
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Using a flat brush to apply watered-down nail polish results in a plaid watercolor look. Its beauty is in its imperfection, meaning you don’t have to worry about straight lines in your nail art designs. Get the full tutorial from The Nailasaurus. Find out what your nails reveal about your health.