We’re going dotty for nail art!

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We’re going dotty for these gorgeous spotty nails created for us by OPI Nail Artist Cheryl Cooke. Follow Cheryl’s simple steps to create your own fun nail art here.

This easy technique can be used in lots of different ways to create a full design or just accent your existing nail colour.

Here we show you a straight forward dotting pattern that can be used with any colour combination. So choose your favourite nail colours and lets get started.



For this tutorial you will need the following products:

Nail polish remover

Base coat

Top coat

OPI Drip Dry Lacquer Drying Drops

OPI Colours:

Can’t Find My Czechbook

Suzi’s Hungry Again

Eurso Euro

Alpine Snow

(Or colours of your choice) Nail wipes

Dotting Tool or bobby pin

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Above: A nail art dotting tool or the end of a bobby pin can used for recreating this design.



Wipe over the nails with OPI Expert Touch Lacquer Remover and apply one coat of OPI Natural Nail Base Coat.

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Above: Apply two coats of your chosen colour, here we’ve used, Can’t Find My Czechbook from OPI’s Euro Centrale Collection.


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Above: Use your dotting tool to add dots randomly on the nail in your chosen colour. We’ve used OPI’s Suzi’s Hungry Again.

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Above: Take your next colour, OPI Eurso Euro, and randomly dot over the nails again, overlapping the first dots and also dotting in the gaps.


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Above: Last for the dots is OPI’s Alpine Snow, this really brings it to life! Add less of this colour otherwise it can dominate.

Finish the nails with OPI Top Coat and OPI Drip Dry.