Easy Barbie Pink Nail Design Tutorial

by RoseDIY13
5 Materials
15 Minutes

The Barbie movie is all the rage right now, so in tribute to the movie, I’m going to show you a gorgeous pink nail design with a pool water effect.

I am in love with this technique, and by the end of the tutorial, you will be too. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • White nail polish 
  • UV light
  • Watercolor gel
  • Pink gel polish
  • Top coat
Applying base

1. Apply base

First, apply a white base to all your nails. Proceed to cure your nails for a minute.

Applying clear gel

2. Apply watercolor gel

Next, apply a clear watercolor gel over the top.

Adding dots

3. Make pink dots

Dot on some pink gel polish in splotches. Repeat on all of your nails. Then cure your nails for one minute.

Applying top coat

4. Apply top coat

Finish by applying a top coat. Then cure your nails for a minute.

Barbie pink nail design

Barbie pink nail design

Here are the finished nails. The beauty of applying gel polish on top of a watercolor base is that the splotches have spread to create a gorgeous watercolor effect.

I love the hot pink color, and the design gets a chef’s kiss from me.

For more nail inspiration, check out How to DIY Cute Glitter Gradient Nails.

Suggested materials:
  • White nail polish
  • UV light
  • Watercolor gel
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