How to apply iridescent nails with a marble finish

Bored with your basic manicure? Try out this unique look that combines a beautiful iridescent finish with the look of marble. These tiny black ribbons are fun to create, especially because no two designs look alike. The tutorial video uses black, but if gray or silver is more your style, then choose one of those colors.
Because a work of art is meant to last, use gel polish. After all, you don't want your hard work to start chipping just a day or two after you've finished it. Although the tutorial doesn't show the curing step, remember that you'll need to use an UV lamp after each coat to ensure the polish sets properly.
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Materials
- Gel polish base coat
- Gel polish top coat
- UV lamp
- Sponge applicator
- Iridescent nail powder
- Fine paintbrush
- Black nail paint
Directions
1. Begin with clean, dry, oil-free nails.
2. Apply a coat of gel polish to your nails and cure under the UV lamp for approximately 30 seconds.
3. Next, dip the sponge applicator into the iridescent nail powder and rub along nails.
4. Apply the top coat and cure once more.
5. Using the fine paintbrush, create thin ribbons to simulate the veins in marble with the black polish.
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6. Seal in the artwork with one more layer of top coat and cure one last time.
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