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Galaxy Nails Tutorial

Galaxy nails are all the rage right now, and with good reason – they’re bold, unique and very of-the-moment. And surprisingly, they’re easy to achieve yourself! No airbrushing involved, just a few different types of nail polish and some glitter. Keep reading to check out the simple tutorial.

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Galaxy nails manicure tutorial materials

Here’s what you’ll need for your galaxy nails:

  • Navy blue, dark green and metallic gold nail polish
  • Your favorite base and top coat polishes
  • Fine gold glitter
  • Makeup sponges
  • Old paintbrush and polish remover (not pictured)

Galaxy nails manicure tutorial step 1

Begin by prepping your nails with a base coat. I like to use Bonder by Orly because it has a rubberized finish.

Galaxy nails manicure tutorial step 2

Next, paint a coat of navy blue polish on each nail. Let it dry completely.

Galaxy nails manicure tutorial step 3

Apply a thin layer of green polish to the corner of a makeup sponge.

Galaxy nails manicure tutorial step 4