Ikat and Half Moon Easy Nail Art Tutorial

Evening everyone hope you’re well!

I haven’t done a tutorial in a while, so today I have two for you 😀 – I actually made these weeks and weeks ago but forgot to post!

I was asked by @5polishednotes on Instagram if I’d like to do some twin nails, so I of course said yes as she creates wonderful nail art – plus I’d never done twin nails before! We decided on half moon nails and the Ikat print 🙂 .

To start with, here is a picture of mine and Melinda’s nails together:

twin nails ikat and half moonI love how she switched the pink and silver polish over, that was a great touch!

So here is a closer look at what Ikat and half moon nails look like before I show you the tutorial:

half-moon-and-ikat-easy-step-by-step-nail-art-tutorialIkat and Half Moon nail art tutorial

Here is the first tutorial on how to do half moon nails:

half moon easy step by step nail art tutorialIf you need nail guides you can buy them really cheap on Amazon here.

And now for the Ikat tutorial:

Easy Ikat step by step picture tutorial

The finished look:

Ikat nail art easy step by step picture tutorialSo there we have it, I hope it all makes sense, feel free to ask me anything you don’t understand 🙂 .

If you are on Instagram then click here if you would like to follow the lovely Melinda, and here if you would like to follow me.

Thanks for reading!

Emily xo

13 thoughts on “Ikat and Half Moon Easy Nail Art Tutorial

  1. Hi hun great nail tutorial I love the pattern and the choice of colours great job 🙂 xx

    • Thanks a lot Dawn 😀 I’m glad you like it 🙂 xx

  2. Love this nail art! So usefull tutorial! 😀

    • That’s great to hear, thank you 🙂 x

    • Glad you think so, thank you 😀

  3. So cool! I haven’t done ikat nails yet but this explains it really well! I also love that you made the half moons with silver shreds instead of with polish 🙂

    • Thank you, glad you like the silver shreds, I wasn’t sure if it would work at first but I’m happy with how it turned out 😀

  4. These twin nails look great! I love the base colour you’ve used Emily! The tutorials are really useful too! 🙂

    • Thanks Jayna, the base colour I used was a Marks & Spencer Perfection Quick Dry nail polish in baby pink 🙂 it’s amazing!

  5. MO

    These look so cool! I love the bright colours. Really like this look right now x

    • Aw thank you! I love wearing bright colours xx

  6. Thanks for your praise and the link! Yours look really nice! I like the combination with the halfmoon glitters! I looks girly and elegant at the same time! 🙂

    • You’re very welcome, thanks for stopping by! Glad you like these nails, thank you! 😀

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