How to Create Unique-Look Nail Art Using the Cling Wrap Nail Trick

by RoseDIY13
5 Materials
5 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you one of my favorite nail tricks. This nail hack is perfect for beginners who may not have a steady hand to do complicated designs.

Using cling wrap is an easy way to get unique, complex nails without any prior experience. If you’re looking for painting nails tips and tricks, keep reading. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Gel polish
  • Cling wrap
  • Top coat
  • UV lamp
  • Tweezers
Applying dots of colored nail polish

1. Apply nail polish

Apply two different colored nail polishes in small dots all over your nail. Start by first applying one and then apply the second over the top the first.

Do this quickly so that they don't dry; you'll need them to be wet for the next step.

Cling wrap nail trick

2. Tap your nails with cling wrap

Bunch up some cling wrap into a ball and use tweezers to lightly tap the nail with the cling wrap. This nail art hack is going to blend the two colors together in a really cool way.

Make sure to do this all over the nail. The cool thing about this trick is that you can use any color you want, and it’ll still look just as awesome. It will look like smoke or marble.

Easy nail hack with cling wrap

Here’s an example of me doing this nail polish hack with three colors instead of two. 

How to do fun nail hacks at home

3. Cure and apply top coat

When the nails look how you want them, cure them under a UV lamp and finish them off by applying a top coat. Cure a second time, and you’re done!

Painting nails tips and tricks

Here’s the finished look! 

Cling wrap nail trick

This easy cling wrap nail hack is so simple to do, that even someone who's never touched nail polish before can execute the design perfectly! It's the perfect way to get unique, beautiful nails without much time or effort.

If you liked this nail painting trick, let me know in the comment section down below! I’d love to see how yours turn out.

Suggested materials:
  • Gel polish
  • Cling wrap
  • Top coat
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  • YOLANDA YOLANDA on Apr 27, 2022

    I live the look, how I can get my nail tech to do it

  • Julie Suchanek Julie Suchanek on Apr 27, 2022

    Love that but I’m not going out and buying a UV lamp

    • Sherri Leach Sherri Leach on Apr 27, 2022

      You can get a YV lamp on Amazon for as little as $9.94. Well worth it to do your own nails at home.