Fall Sweater Nail Tutorial

fall-sweater-nails

Cozy neutrals and hot chocolate are in the air, so why not get your fingertips in the Autumn mood with this simple sweater inspired nail tutorial! You only need two polishes, a thin striper brush, and some top coats. Here’s how it’s done:

Step 1: Apply basecoat of your choice

Sweater-Nails-Step-1

Step 2: Apply two coats of your base color (I used Essie: Sand Tropez)

Sweater-Nails-Step-2

Step 3: Once your base color dries, use a thin striping brush to draw two horizontal lines across your nail with a darker color. (I used Essie: Don’t Sweater It)

Brown-Sweater-Nails-016

Sweater-Nails-Step-3

Step 4: Using the thin striper brush, draw small diagonal lines between the two horizontal lines going in the same direction.

Sweater-Nails-Step-4

Step 5: Using the thin striper brush, draw small diagonal lines between the two horizontal lines going in the opposite direction.

Sweater-Nails-Step-5

Step 6: Apply a quick drying top coat once they’ve dried.

Sweater-Nails-Step-6

Step 7: Apply a matte top coat

Sweater-Nails-Step-7-(2)

Enjoy your cozy fall sweater nails!

Brown-Sweater-Nails-040-(2)

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.