Easy Peasy Sharpie Nail Art

Sharpie Nail Art Design Tutorial & Tips - Read more!

I’m all about easy nail art! So when I bought this gold metallic sharpie, labelling boxes wasn’t what I had in mind for it.  It’s much easier to draw cute designs on your nails with a sharpie than paint with a teeny brush. So just doodle away, and if you make a mistake, a little bit of good ‘ol rubbing alcohol and it will come right off without taking off your nail polish. Once you’re done with your design, finish your sharpie nail art with a top coat. My personal fave top coat is Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Nail Coat which takes your nails from wet to set in 2 minutes!

Sharpie Nail Art - French Tip Tutorial

Pro Tips for French Tips:

  • Start at the edge of the nail and work backwards with your sharpie until you find the perfect width.

Sharpie Nail Design - Polka Dot Tutorial

Perfect Polka Dot tips:

  • To make perfect dots use the tip of the sharpie and hold your sharpie perpendicular to your nails.
  • Start off my doing a of vertical line of dots down the middle of your nails. Then stagger the dots when you create the vertical line on your the left or right side.

Sharpie Nail Art - Tutorials and Tips

Outlines for Fun Patterns:

  • Use the polka dot method to create a grid on your nails. This will give you a guideline on where to make your lines.


Have any easy nail art ideas to share? Link them in the comments below!



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  • Emily @ TwoPurpleCouches
    October 27, 2013

    I love these! The patterns are so cool! (and your ring is GORGEOUS!!)

    • Eileen
      October 27, 2013

      Thanks Emily! I’m a lucky girl!

  • May Chiu
    February 8, 2014

    This is such a cool idea! Thanks for sharing 🙂


  • Whitney
    October 24, 2014

    What about the smearing problem?? I read somewhere to use hairspray in between the sharpie and top coat but it still blurred my lovely design awfully!

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