Crackle nail polish tips

Crackle from French means a fine network of cracks appearing in the glaze surface of pottery work. But here it doesn’t come to ceramics or glaze, as this so called crackle effect has become increasingly popular in modern nail art. Moreover nowadays minimalism and naturalness are in high demand at beauty industry, and the same concerns nail art as well. Thus all these gaudy patterns and sparkles are considered to be bad taste. But it is spring and we are eager for unusual manicure, and here crackled nail art effect would be the best choice. Learn how to do it properly with our crackle nail art tips.

Crackle Nail Art Tips

The main principal of a good crackled manicure is a special coat. And if you want to get the best nail art with crackled effect you are to follow these steps:

  • The 1-st nail polish coat is used as a base coat. Here it is better to opt for contrast nail polish shade; also matte nail polish color would be a good choice. Let the 1-st coat dry completely.
  • The 2-nd coat should consist of special nail polish that possesses this magical crackle effect. If you want to get more fanciful designs it is advisable to apply a very thin coat of crackle/shatter nail polish.
  • The 3-d coat of nail polish should necessarily include finish or top coat of nail polish as it would add glitter to your nails and let the crackled effect last longer.

And now let’s sort out which brands offer us the best crackle nail polishes:

OPI Black Shatter that was launched with the help of Katy Perry, unfortunately only black color is included.

Crackle Nail Art Tips

Isadora gladdens us with its Graffiti Nail Top that luckily composed of various shades.

Crackle Nail Art Tips

Mia Secret didn’t stand aside and launched its Crackle nail polish collection composed of various nail polish shades with crackled effect.

Crackle Nail Art Tips

China Glaze with 6 Crackle Nail Polish Shades

Crackle Nail Art Tips

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