If you thought you needed precise painting skills, nail art tools and what not to nail marble nail art, you’re probably right. But the good news is we have finally found an easy way out (or three to be exact).

It was some moons ago that we were obsessing over the marble nail art but found it too tricky to DIY at home. Turns out, we are truly obsessed and can’t get enough of this mesmerising nail art. So, we went to the depths of the oceans (read: our Pinterest feeds) to find the easiest and most fool-proof hacks to ace this nail art design. And we promise these don’t include any nail art tools and gadgets or even serious nail doodling skills.

Take a look at three genius hacks to get marble nail art.

 

Roll on a spoon

Roll on a spoon

You need:

  • Spoon
  • White nail paint
  • A nail colour of your choice
  • Bobby pin or toothpick to stir

How to:

Step 1: On a spoon, drop four to five drops of white nail polish and two to three drops of any other nail shade on top of it.

Step 2: Stir it with the help of a bobby pin or toothpick just enough to create a marble-like pattern.

Step 3: Roll your nails one at a time over the colour until it is completely covered with paint. Apply a clear top coat for that glossy and smooth finish. 

 

Smudge it with a sheet

Smudge it with a sheet

You need:

  • Clear plastic sheet
  • White nail paint
  • Any two colours of the same family (one light and one dark)

How to:

Step 1: Paint your nails in white. Once they are dry, put a couple of drops of any two similar colours of your choice on your nails.

Step 2: Place a clear, plastic sheet on top of the wet nail paint drops and let it smudge till it covers the white base.

Step 3: Remove the sheet and finish with a top coat.   

 

Dip it in a cup

Dip it in a cup

You need:

  • A cup of water
  • White nail paint
  • Nail colour of your choice
  • Cello tape
  • Long pin or tooth pick

How to:

Step 1: In a cup of room temperature water, add drops of white and any other nail colour, one after the other.

Step 2: When you have dropped the nail colours alternatively a few times, take a pin or toothpick and swirl the layers to make a pattern.

Step 3: Cover the skin around your nail with a cello tape and dip the nail right in the paint. Hold it there for a few seconds and pull it out. Clean the edges and voila! Repeat with other nails.

Image courtesy: Pinterest