Step-by-step: Back to the '70s nails

The ‘70s is having a fashion and beauty moment. Reference the decade’s psychedelic mood with our easy-to-follow nail tutorial


1

BASE COLOUR

Pick a basecoat colour (we love this cappuccino shade!) and apply two layers, leaving adequate time for your polish to dry. 

 





2

HALF CIRCLE SHAPES

Now, select two contrasting coloured polishes – dark burgundy and cream look great. Use the darkest shade to create half-circles at the outer-corners of your nails. Once dry, create a smaller circle inside them with the other nail polish colour. Make sure the colours differ enough to stand out and pop!

  




3

 

PSYCHEDELIC EFFECTS

Pick another distinct coloured polish. We used red lacquer to paint small dots within the two circles we created earlier. Leave to dry. 

 





4

CLEAN UP

Don’t worry if you mess up a little, just tidy up with a Q-tip dipped in acetone. 

  

 




5

TOP COAT 

Once your polish is completely dry, finish with a clear topcoat to prevent cracking and add shine. 

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Words by: Photographs by: Victoria Stillwell, Nail artist: Frida Selkirk