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How to make these awesome water marbled nails!

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How to make these awesome water marbled nails!
 
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Step 1: Water Marble Tutorial

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Water Marble Tutorial

Step 2: Nail polish

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Step 3: Acrylic nails

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Supplies: orange stick or toothpick, shot glass or cup (the smaller the circumference, the less polish you end up wasting), room temp. water, nail polish, pincet

Step 4: The trick is warm water

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Fill your cup with some warm or room temperature water. If the water is too cold, the nail polish will seize up.
Choose the polishes you want to work with

Step 5: Nail polish into the warm water

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let a big drop of polish fall into the water.Continue with the other colors until you have a few concentric circles of polish in the water.

Step 6: Using the toothpick or orange stick

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Using the toothpick or orange stick, drag through the polish from the edge toward the middle. Continue to drag the stick through the polish until you find a design that you think looks pretty.

Step 7: Dip your fingernail into the glass,

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dip your fingernail into the glass, making sure it is completely submerged.

Step 8: Use the toothpick/orange stick to trace around your fingernail

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Use the toothpick/orange stick to trace around your fingernail, gathering up all the unused nail polish in the glass

Step 9: Lift your fingernail out of the glass, and let dry

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Lift your fingernail out of the glass, and let dry

Step 10: Continue with your other nails until you have a full set of beautifully water marbled nails

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Continue with your other nails until you have a full set of beautifully water marbled nails.
Slick on your favorite top coat and Voila!
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