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Magazine Nail Art How To – Tutorial and Tips

Posted by Preeti Sareen on Nov 09, 2016

Have you been loving the recent nail trend on magazine nail art? It’s an amazing way to show of your own individual personality while making sure that no one else has the exact look as you! If you’ve been wondering how you can achieve this unique, beautiful look on your own nails, follow along with our tutorial below! It’s easy and super fun, and you’ll have your nails covered in last week’s Vogue in no time.


What You Will Need

– Magazine or newspaper of your choice
– Base coat
– Clear nail polish
– Tweezers
– Nail polish remover
– Scissors
– Nail file


How To Create Magazine Nail Art



1. First, remove any polish on your nails and wash your hands to make sure they are clean. If your nails are a bit out of shape, it would also be a good idea to file them down a little bit before doing the magazine nail art.


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2. Flip through the magazine and find whatever you like – pictures, words, phrases, graphics, etc. Cut them out and keep them to the side.



3. Apply the base coat of your chosen color to your nails – we recommend two coats to make sure the polish stays on. While the second coat is still a bit wet and tacky, apply the magazine clippings on your nails (use a pair of tweezers to help you position the clippings on your finger nails).



4. Once you’ve positioned the clippings exactly how you want them, paint a clear top coat on your nails (over the clippings). Make sure you press down any air bubbles while doing this!

5. Finish with an extra layer of clear nail polish just to be safe, and voila! Magazine nail art that was designed just for you.

magazine nail art

Show Us Your Magazine Nail Art Designs!

What did you decide to put on your nails? Vogue, Cosmo, The New Yorker, or the local newspaper? Let us know in the comments down below, or show us on Instagram using our hashtag #LiveGlam! Happy manicuring, nail lovers! And be sure to check out our other nail tutorials. 🙂


Preeti Sareen

Preeti Sareen

Preeti Sareen is a freelance writer and blogger who identifies as a twenty-something girl trying to find herself one piece at a time. She is a lover of beauty, wellness, and all things fitness and loves sharing those passions in her articles on LiveGlam.

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