TUTORIAL THURSDAY: 1-2-3 Essie Dotticure Tutorial

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Hey there nail enthusiasts!
Today’s tutorial shows you a simple and easy way to create an Essie Dotticure using 2 new nail polish shades from Essie’s 2014 Fall & Wedding Collection.

The key to achieving such fine and perfect dots was by using a fine small tip nail art brush.  I was lucky to have received a few brushes from Born Pretty Store and I used the 00 Acrylic Nail Art brush to make my dotticure!  Check out the steps below and direct product links to all of the items can be found below!


The Tools

Pastel Blue Nail Polish:  Meet The Parents by Essie (Wedding 2014 Collection)
Navy Blue Nail Polish:  Style Cartel by Essie (Fall 2014 Collection)
Narrow Tip Nail Art Brush:  ID #465 Acrylic Nail Art Brush from www.bornprettystore.com 
www.bornprettystore.com – Use 10% Discount Code: BAZQ10 at checkout!

Step 1:  After applying your favorite clear base nail polish.  Paint 2 coats of “Meet The Parents” by Essie.  A semi-sheer pastel blue nail polish. (ps… I really love this shade… it’s my new favorite pastel blue)

Step 1: Essie Dotticure

Step 2:  Daub some “Style Cartel” by Essie onto a palette.  (I used an old CD)  Using your 00 fine tip nail art brush from www.bornprettystore.com dip it into the navy nail polish and gently dot around the outside edge of each nail.

The nice part about these brushes from Born Pretty Store is that they’re very fine, so if you’re looking to create miniature details on your nails these brushes will work great!  They come in 4 different sizes… $3.51 / set of 4.  Ideal for the smallest details!  Great for creating floral art… squiggles, dots and mini design details.  Plus get 10% off your purchase when you use Discount Code: BAZQ10 at checkout!
Acrylic Nail Art Brushes


Step 3: Lastly… seal in your design with your favorite dry fast top coat & VOILLA!  A simple & easy 1-2-3 dotticure!


I hope you enjoyed this simple nail art tutorial… I’d love to hear from you!  Feel free to leave a comment in the message box below!
Stay tuned for swatches & reviews of the entire 2014 Essie Fall Collection!

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