How To Guide: Monochrome Nails

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Black and white is still the hottest combination to be seen in this summer and the Style Team love it!

The easiest and cheapest way to wear this trend is on your nails, so follow our step-by-step guide to achieving monochrome nails just like in our ‘Young Ones’ monochrome photo-shoot in last months Label! Check out the gallery below for guidance and inspiration, and click on the links within to find some of our recommended products.

 

 

 

What You Will Need

  • Black nail varnish
  • White nail varnish
  • Black nail Pen
  • White nail Pen

To Start

Start with a base coat of clear to protect your nails, black varnish is notorious for staining.

Apply black and white varnish alternately on each hand. Let the first coat dry before applying a second layer.

Patterning

Use a white nail art pen such as Models Own to draw on your design on black nails, we choose spots, strips and checker board shapes but anything goes so check out our gallery for inspiration.

Use a black nail pen such as Models Own to finish off the white nails. This trend works best with a mix of prints; so try dogtooth, letters or peace signs.

Use a clear topcoat to finish off your mono nails. Check out our gallery for some inspiration.

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