Water Marble Nail Art with OPI ColorPaints!

In OPI, Water Marble by Jacki2 Comments

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Good morning, readers! As I’m letting my shortie nails grow out this week, I remembered I had a few older manis that I haven’t had a chance to post about yet. So today’s post is a throw back to a few weeks ago, when I finally got a chance to try the OPI ColorPaints Collection for a water marble! They work really well for water marbling, and I used the silver that was included with the collection as the base before dipping my nails into the design. It left a fun, almost colored metallic effect.

OPI Color Paints Water Marble 2

  • My base is OPI Silver Canvas. This silver foil can be a one-coater as a base for nail art, or two if you are wearing it alone. I chose to do one coat as I knew it would be covered with the watermarble to hide any lighter patches.
  • Once it was dry, I painted around my nails with Girly Bits Border Patrol to help with cleanup.
  • I used the following OPI ColorPaints in my watermarble: Magenta Muse, Chromatic Orange, Primarily Yellow, Landscape Artist, Turquoise Aesthetic, Indigo Motif, and Purple Perspective.
  • Once I pulled my nails out of the water cup, I carefully removed the Border Patrol and used a cleanup brush and acetone to clean up anything left on the skin and cuticles.
  • Everything was sealed in with a coat of KBShimmer Clearly on Top.

OPI Color Paints Water Marble 1

What do you think? Have you water marbled with the OPI Color Paints? I’m not sure that you can still find them in stores, but I saw some still on Ulta.com.

*The polishes in this post were sent for me to review with my honest opinion.

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