Peppermint candy nail art tutorial

Monday, December 2, 2013

Where did the last year go? It's that time of year again - holiday nail art! Today I have a cute little peppermint candy nail art post for you. I had done this one previously and decided to do it as a tutorial. It really is easy.

Those red and white swirled candies have been a holiday tradition as long as I can remember. Some of the colors from the OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 screamed peppermint to me. So that's what I did.

Here is the one I did a month ago. My nails were longer and the red stripes swirled a little more, but the concept is the same.



And this is the nail art I did for the tutorial.

Peppermint Candy Nail Art
Peppermint Candy Nail Art

I started off with a base color of OPI Ski Slope Sweetie. I love this shimmery white with gold tones.


Then I added a dot of OPI In My Santa Suit to the center of each nail. This adds a centerpoint for each candy swirl.


Then using In My Santa Suit again, I made stripes radiating out from the center. I should have "swirled" these a little more I think. Just make sure that the gaps between each line equal an even number. You can make as many of these as you want.


Then I filled in every other gap with the same red polish.


I outlined the red with OPI "This Gown Needs a Crown." I topped it off with a coat of Seche Vite and there you have it!


Peppermint Candy Nail Art
Peppermint Candy Nail Art
Such a fun little mani!

The polishes in this post were either purchased by me or sent as a gift. All opinions are my own. Please note computer monitors may vary in color display.  

11 comments

  1. Wow! You make it look so simple! Thanks for the great tutorial!

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  2. Great tutorial...you make it look easy! Such a cute design!

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  3. Great tutorial!! It may be something I try this Holiday! Happy Holidays, Kelly! <3

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  4. Great post. I agree with Christina and Emily...you make it look so easy!

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  5. this is a good sugary sweet manicure in time for the holidays

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  6. So impressive! Love your nail art!

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  7. Love these! You make nail art look so easy. I might have to try this.

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  8. I'd love to try this next Christmas!

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