Want to do some killer nail art, but don’t have all the fancy tools needed for stripes, dots, and so many other patterns you see online? Worry not, all you’ll need for these tutorials is a simple straw. Let’s get painting!
Splatter Nail Art
This one is easy, but definitely a little bit messy. You splatter nail polish onto your nails using the straw for a really neat effect that looks completely different every time you do it. It’s definitely a technique that will make your fingers stand out.
Circle Nail Art
We’ve gone from splattering to stamping, as this tutorial uses the straw to make these neat, perfect circles right on your nails. In addition to circles, you can also use the straw to create half moons and other related shapes for an effect that looks amazing when using many different colors.
DIY Fake Nails
Don’t want to commit to an expensive manicure but still want that glamorous, long nail look? A straw can help with that. Using the straw itself, you can create some great fake nails that you can then paint or style however you want.
Spiral Nail Art
Here’s a great way to make a splash once the holiday season rolls around…or if you’re in the mood to have things a little bit twisted. Using a straw, you can create an amazing spiral nail effect that’s perfect for a Christmas candy cane look.
Adorable Owl Nail Art
Looking to add a little wild life to your nail art? If you’re a bird lover, you won’t want to miss this. This tutorial teaches you how to create the most adorable tiny owl using only cut up straws as tools!
Grab your favorite nail polish colors and a few straws! What looks do you want to try?