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Get in the season for Dia de los Muertos with these skull nail tutorials! Nail art kits can be found at the craft store and come with a bright range of colors. Perfect for making upful, happy art for your fingertips!

 

First are my works, then I included some brilliant ones from around the web! I did my best to include a variety to meet all skill levels! Click on each title for the original source tutorial.

 

Supplies:

White and black polish

Nail Art Kit

clear top coat

Polish remover

Pencil and paper

Directions:

1. Wash and dry your hands. Remove all your nail polish.

2. Practice your designs on a piece of paper.

3. Paint the entire surface of the nails white. Let dry.

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4. Paint a black rectangle on each side of each nail, this will create a skull.

5. Now go in, color by color and add the features for each face, using the pointed end of the nail art kit bottle.

6. Let dry and add a top coat to sealer it all in.

Variation: You can also paint your nail black, then add bright colors on top.

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Glow in the Dark Skull Nails

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Pretty Floral Skull Nails by Royal Milk Tea

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B&W Stamped Skull Nails

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Papel Picado Calavera Decals by ChaCha Covers

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Dimensional Floral Nails (I couldn’t find the source for this one!)

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 Glittered Skull Nails

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Micro Detail Skull Portraits

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 Watercolor Skull Nails

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Rainbow Style Skull Nails


 

Sugar Skull Nail video tutorial by HelloMaphie

Love & light,

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