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DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

This week, we show you how to translate the grungey camo print trend to nail art! If you recreate the look, be sure to tweet us on the #companynailart hashtag!

By Theresa Caney
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DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

We\'ve been spying camouflage jackets all over the UK streets and festivals from vintage versions, to high street look-a-likes (We love Topshop\'s one, pictured!) Since the fashion world\'s gone barmy for army, we thought we\'d try and nail the trend ourselves! The best bit about this nail look is that the blobby design doesn\'t require a steady hand! Nail polish at the ready...

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Read on for a step by step guide on how to get the look!

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

Start with a nude base colour, like Nude Beige by Models Own.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

Using the end of the nail polish brush, dot on a green coloured polish, creating random blob shapes on the nail.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

Take a brown or dark green toned polish and use the same dotting technique to create blobs which fill some of the gaps whilst overlapping onto the green too.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

Finally, use a black polish to fill more gaps and overlap the other colours used.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

\'Float\' a layer of fast drying topcoat gently over the top of it all to smooth out the bumps and give a professional looking finish.

DIY Nail Art Guide: Camouflage Print!

camo nail art

Here\'s the end result!

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