Creating a marble nail art

Did you know that there are many nail art designs that you could try at home? Most people see those fancy nail art designs and immediately think that only professionals can pull them off. However, most of these designs are DIY-able, and you don’t need to spend a fortune in a fancy salon.

Mable nail manicure is among those fancy looking nail designs that you could do at home. Today, I will take you through a step by step tutorial on how to do marble nails. It’s time you start you start making the most of your mani Monday.

What you will need

Base color – You can use any color for your base shade. Most people, however, go for the classic black polish because it has a glossy shine.

Texture color – Your texture color needs to be at least a shade lighter than what you picked as your base coat.

Detail color – This is an integral part of your DIY project because you will need it to draw lines. You need to pick a color that will pop.

Metallic color – the metallic shade needs to match with the detail color that you picked. Ensure that you find a color that aligns nicely with the detail color.

Detail brush – Go to your makeup bag and pick up your eyeliner to use as a detail brush. You get to save on added costs, which are excellent.

Plastic wrap – the plastic wrap in your kitchen will help create the marble effect that we need. You probably didn’t see this coming.

Topcoat – A top coat will seal your polish and ensure that you get a smooth texture. Finishing is important because it makes the entire project pop.

Clean brush – use an eye shadow brush

Nail polish remover – you will need to dip your brush in nail polish remover to ensure that all the excess polish is wiped away.

Step 1: Apply the base coat

Ensure that you brush your entire nails using your base coat. Use two coats for better results.

Step 2: Add texture

Fold your plastic wrap into a small ball. Put your texture color and base color on a clean surface and press your ball into the colors. This should mix them to give you an excellent textured finish. Gently press your ball wrap onto your nails and roll.

Step 3: Add detail

Let the texture and base color dry up entirely first. Dip your detail brush into the nail polish that you want to use to create details. Draw squiggly lines onto your nail in any design that you want.

Step 4: Add some shine

Clean your detail brush and use it to add metallic color to your nails. Ensure that you keep the metallic color near the squiggly lines.

Step 5: Remove smudges

Clean any smudges on your fingers and the edges of your nails. Use a nail polish remover and eyeshadow brush for this step.

Step 6: Apply topcoat

Apply top coat and let it dry for a minimum of 10 minutes.


It would be best if you practiced a lot of patience when creating marble nail art. Understand that it might take a bit of a learning curve to get it right. There are a ton of marble nail art designs that you could try out whenever you have the time.

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