Galaxy Nails




Introduction: Galaxy Nails

About: Making cute nail art that's affordable, reasonable, and totally do-able on short, natural nails :) If you have any requests, feel free to inbox!

.. Or as my mom would like to call "Dark and glittery nails". These nails are so fast and easy, I was shocked I haven't tried them out earlier! This step-by-step instructable will show you exactly how to do this design! Please rate, comment, and check out my other designs! If you like what you see, follow me! :) Thank you and enjoy!

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Step 1: Materials

Basically, you'll need a black polish, 3 polishes representing the galaxy, (I used a blue, green, and a magenta- Go for colors that shine and sparkle!) an all-sparkle polish, a topcoat, and a cosmetic sponge. (Yes, It has to be a cosmetic sponge- I tried other sponges and they ended with failure. I got a 32-pk of cosmetic sponges at Target for $1.77)

Step 2: Step 1

Paint all nails black.

Step 3: Step 2

Take a first color (In this case, green) and paint a corner of the sponge with that color. Then dab it on to the nail. It shall leave the nail, in this case, with this case, a subtle green tinge. Then do it with the next color (magenta) , and then the last (blue).

Step 4: Step 3

Apply a coat of the very sparkly polish. These are the stars!! And with this, you're done (Just apply a top coat after about 30 minutes). I hope you enjoy this super cute design! Be sure to rate and leave comments! Also, follow me! I post new instructables often! Thank you and enjoyy! :D

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    6 years ago on Step 4

    Very cute! A little tip for those who hate getting polish on their skin, rub a thin layer of Vaseline around the cuticle and when the polish is dry just wipe the Vaseline off! Now if you'll excuse me, I've got to get my nail polish.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    Lol my gerbil is named Galaxy! This is super cool! By the way, they have clear w/ rainbow sparkles polish these days so it would be a LOT easier with that and black polish. I will do one hand in this and one hand in your sunset nails to represent my gerbils Maui and Galaxy!