Ikat Nail Tutorial

ikat nails

Ikat print is a popular print in fashion and inspiring nail art looks. Ikat is a dyeing and weaving process to create almost like a cat eye look.

ikat nails

I first painted my nails in different shades of green nail polishes, starting from my pinky: Essie Going Incognito, Essie School of Hard Rocks, Sinful Colors Open Seas, Essie Mint Candy Apple.

Then using LA Color Art Deco nail polishes I created the ikat designs. First with the black art deco polish I drew lines creating an oval. Next with the silver art deco polish made lines inside the black border. Next with a white art deco polish made lines inside the silver border. Last again with the black art deco polish added smaller lines. This technique is all about layering until you get to the center. I always use

ikat nail tutorial

I was inspired by my ikat tank top to create my nail art, I love this print.

ikat fabric

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