The BEST ROSE NAIL ART Tutorial! [2023]– Sugar Me Beauty


In this tutorial we are going to show you how to do a rose nail design in gel polish. This DIY rose nail art idea uses only a few colors and it’s so easy to do.

A rose nail design is the perfect way to show off your feminine side. And, with this easy tutorial, you can create the look at home with gel polish.

rose nail art tutorial

Making rose nails can be as simple or detailed as you like. It’s a really easy DIY nail art idea to try for beginners.

Let’s do this rose nail art design together! At the end of this DIY you will know how to paint roses onto nails.

Supplies For Rose Nails

Gel polish

Base & matte top coat

Cure lamp

Full coverage nail tips

Fine liner brushes

Step 1

Choose the right sizes of full coverage nail tips for your fingers and have them ready to use. You don’t want to be trying to find the right sizes in the middle of a manicure so it’s best to have everything ready from the start.

Step 2

With a 180 grit nail file, buff off the shine from the nail tip. Pay extra attention to the sides of the nail tip and make sure that all of the shine is completely removed. If there are shiny parts left on the nail tip it can cause lifting of the gel polish.

This gel polish should last on the nail for up to 3 weeks if prepped correctly.

Take your time to make sure the nail shine is completely removed without damaging the nail tip. If you know how to use an efile for nails, you can also remove the shine with that too.

Check out our article about how to make a gel polish last longer if you have problems with gel polish. There’s some super helpful tips to help you.

Step 3

With a lint free wipe for nails, remove all of the dust. You can use isopropyl alcohol for this step. Do not ever use water because the moisture will ruin your manicure and the gel will not paint on properly.

Even a little bit of nail dust can ruin your manicure because the gel polish will catch the little specs and magnify them.

Step 4

Apply one coat of the base coat making sure the whole nail is covered in an even and thin layer. Cure for 30 seconds.

Step 5

Apply two thin coats of blue gel polish to the nails of your choice, curing for 30 seconds in between coats.

Step 6

Apply two thin coats of pink gel polish to the nails of your choice, curing for 30 seconds in between coats.

Step 7

Take a white color and paint lines down the pink nails. Cure for 30 seconds. 

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Step 8

Using a pink polish, paint on little roses onto the blue nails here and there. Cure for 30 seconds.

Step 9

Using a white polish and a fine liner brush, paint it onto the roses and then make little dots for extra accents. Cure for 30 seconds.

Step 10

Take two shades of green polish and a fine liner brush and paint the leaves onto the roses. Cure for 30 seconds.

rose nail tutorial

Step 11

Apply a no wipe matte top coat and do a final cure for 60 seconds.

rose nail tutorial

We hope you found this rose nail art DIY easy to do and try it out on nail tips for a super nature inspired look. You can also make this look ready for a party by adding some silver nail polish to the center of the roses.

Remember it takes practice to do manicures really well. And with this rose nail art tutorial you will be one step closer creating your very own nails at home.

Tips For Creating Rose Nails:

  • Play around with different colors or even switch this up by applying a pink base and painting on white nails. Create a look that’s unique to you.
  • Nail art embeds can also be placed onto the nails, or raise parts up of the roses with some builder gel. There’s just so many ways to get creative with these pink rose nail designs.

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In Conclusion

💖 Thanks for trying this rose colored nail tutorial!

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