Black and gold nails are super stunning and sophisticated. I’m certain everyone would agree with this statement. There’s so much power with the color combination that seems to never fail or disappoint. Yes, you’ve seen a lot of this color palette but there are so much more to explore. Take this black and gold nails tutorial as an example.
Make A Statement in Black and Gold Nails
Raise your hands if you’re a black and gold nails fanatic like me! I can almost see all of you lovelies raising them. Who wouldn’t want to wear something so fancy? I sure do, and so does the legion of my clients as well.
The color combination can take you from simple and chic to over-the-top and extravagant. The choice really is up to the user as to which route she’ll take. In the case of people I’ve worked with, many prefer the unpretentious design when donning it to a casual event or even for a daily manicure. The others like the elaborate art if they have formal events to attend.
For this tutorial, I’m giving you a versatile black and gold nails design you can wear for a daytime or nighttime event. It’s super stylish and very elegant! This nail art cannot ever go wrong. I promise!
Here are the things you’ll be needing:
Doing this sophisticated black and gold nails design is super easy! Just follow these easy steps below.
Step 1: Do the Base
No nail art should ever start without prepping your nails first. Clean them up and make sure they’re all set for the black and gold nails design. Apply a base coat thereafter. The base coat protects the nails from staining and chipping. Remember, healthy nails are most important!
Step 2: Paint Nails with Black
Once your nails are all ready, paint them with a black nail polish. This is the base color for this black and gold nails. Swipe at least two coats to really bring out the intensity of the color.
Step 3: It’s a Matte Thing
Matte is surely a hot commodity these days. I’m sure you agree, right? Just imagine all the matte lipstick and nail art flooding the market. So, I’m taking advantage of its popularity by incorporating matte into this design. Add a matte top coat to the base color for maximum effect of this black and gold nails.
Step 4: Bring the Bling
To complete this nail art, take your gold nail polish and a make a triangular design. The base of the shape should be painted near the cuticle then take it all the way up. To ensure your black and gold nails remain nice and clean, use a thin brush when painting the gold nail polish.
And it’s done! Here’s the finished product:
Isn’t this beyond gorgeous? I know you’re extremely loving this nail art already. Having stunning nail design isn’t everything, though. You should complement it with a fresh-looking makeup and fab outfit. With all these in place, now you’re all set to look your best.
This romper from Mason and Ivy is perfect for this black and gold nails design.
Are you ready to recreate these nails on yourself? Share your thoughts with me in the comment section below.