Beach Day Dry Brush Nail Art Tutorial

Here’s the scene: You’re sitting on a breezy beach on a balmy +25 Celsius day, sipping a colourful cocktail and your nails are gorgeous (and they might even match your bikini). These dry brush nails have a tropical vibe that make them perfect for a beach day. Enjoy! 

Beach Day Dry Brush Nail Art Tutorial


Beach Day Dry Brush Nail Art Tutorial

  • Step 1: Apply Basecoat
  • Step 2: Apply two coats of white polish
  • Step 3: Choose your first polish color and wipe most of the polish off of the brush
  • Step 4: Paint a stroke across your nail in any direction you choose with the lightly coated polish brush
  • Step 5: Repeat with as many colors as you like, in any direction you choose
  • Step 6: Clean up any polish on your skin
  • Step 7: Apply top coat!

Colours Used

  • OPI: Alpine Snow
  • OPI: My Dogsled Is A Hybrid
  • OPI: Life Gave Me Lemons
  • Essie: Naughty Nautical
  • China Glaze: Highlight Of My Summer
  • China Glaze: Sun Worshiper
  • Seche Vite: Dry Fast Top Coat

By Sarah Lou

Hi! I’m Sarah Lou! A New England based graphic designer by day, nail polished obsessed blogger by night. If I’m not painting my nails, I’m probably off taking pictures somewhere, at a concert or giggling at cute things on the internet.


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