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Barielle Matte & Glossy Polka Dot Tutorial

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Hey dolls! A couple of weeks ago I was asked by the lovely folks over at Barielle to create a tutorial for the original matte and glossy polka dot look seen here. I don’t typically create tutorials, but I’m sure this is easy enough for all of you to follow.

First, you will need to polish your nails the color of your choosing. I used Barielle Cosmic Kiss for this tutorial.

Cosmic Kiss

Next, apply several coats of Barielle Matte-inee. I used three coats to get the desired matte look.

Cosmic Kiss matte

Finally, put a small amount of clear top coat onto aluminum foil (or any other surface that it won’t seep through). Using a dotting tool, create dots on each nail in a pattern. I chose the random approach this time. If you don’t have dotting tools, you can also using a toothpick, bobby pin, pushpin, or any other small item that has a round end. Be sure to use a high gloss top coat to ensure you have a good contrast between the matte base and the dots.

Cosmic Kiss polka dots

This look is super easy to create and I’m sure I’ll do other types of matte and glossy looks. IĀ foreseeĀ stripes and animal print manis in the future. Will you give this type of look a try? Barielle polishes and nail care products can be purchased here.

Barielle Cosmic Kiss - pink & mint

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