Introduction: Lightning Fingernails

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I'm going to show you how to make these killer Glow in the Dark Lightning Fingernails!
It's fast, easy, and looks awesome!

You'll need:

-Glow in the dark nail polish

-black nail polish

-nail polish remover

- Q-tips



Step 1: Make It Glow

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Get your polishes and toothpicks ready!

Apply two coats of the glow in the dark nail polish. Make sure the first layer dries completely before applying the second coat.

Step 2: Black It Out

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After your Glow in the dark nail polish is dry, apply a single coat of black polish. Wait about 15-20 seconds

While it is still wet, drag the toothpick across the nail from top to bottom making a single jagged line. Then make lines branching out from the first, using the napkin to clean off your toothpick between drags.

Step 3: Clean It Up

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You may have to clean up the edges of your new nails.

This is easily done with some nail polish remover and a few Q-tips.

Employ the use of a black light to find those hidden glow in the dark splotches.

Step 4: Be the Spark of the Party!

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Fuel up your nails under a light.

Now go out and show off your Electric new look!


Sweet Pickles (author)2015-06-01

I got over 50 nail polish colors I love how they look

Gothic kitty juice (author)2014-11-15

I love how those nails look;

Gothic kitty juice (author)2014-11-15

Those nails are so unique.might try them for myself if I have time."yawn.".very good idea.never seen anything like it!"sarcasm.I hate the song all about that bass!die Meghan trainor!

Uncle Kudzu (author)2014-08-04

Gotta love them Arctic Monkeys! Didn't know they had some new music.

Motionless in white is better than artic monkeys

Uncle Kudzu (author)Uncle Kudzu2014-08-04

Whoops! Wrong thread. Cool nail technique, though. Kinda like sgraffito in painting.

-fluffybunny- (author)2014-07-29

OMG thats a good idea!! ;). To bad i have rely shaky hands. :(

Thanks! sorry to hear about the hands... all you need is a little help from your friends. :)

Woah, awesome! I like the nail art idea of carving off the top layer in the lightning bolt shapes. I've never heard of doing it like that before!

Thanks! I've recently developed a sincere interest in reductive art.

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