Dotticure: How to use dotting tools?

Dotticure: How to use dotting tools?

In the series of how to use nail accessories we’re going to discuss about dotting tools. You cannot believe the number of easy nail art designs that you can come up with with just a dotting tool set. While detail brushes are great for free hand nail art ,dotting tools do not require as much practice and you can come up with an easy nail art in minutes.

 Follow the steps below for a beginner, friendly nail art, using dotting tools.

 Black & White polka dots.

  1. Apply a base coat. 
  2. Use a black nail polish as a base colour.
  3. Using a 2.0mm dotting tool and a white polish, start making dots in your nails as show in the picture below.
  4. Seal it with a top coat.


 Create a Reindeer

  1. Apply a base coat. 
  2. Choose a nude polish as base colour. 
  3. Start drawing the horns of the reindeer using a detailing brush with a light brown nail polish.
  4. For the eyes and nose, here is when the dotting tools will come in use.
  5. Choose a shade of dark brown nail polish and with a 1.0mm dotting tool, draw two tiny dots for the eyes, as shown in the picture.
  6. Lastly, with a red nail polish and a 2.5mm dotting tool, draw the mouth of the reindeer.
  7. Complete the look by sealing it off with a top coat. 

 Gold Glitter nail art.


  1. Apply a base coat. 
  2. Use a Glittery gold nail polish as a  base colour.
  3. Create pink dots on the corners with a 1.5mm dotting tool.
  4. Outline the pink dots with a black nail polish intermittently, as shown in the picture below.
  5. Apply a top coat to complete the look.









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