Who doesn't love polka dots? While I would in no way suggest wearing them on your nails AND on your clothes—like Katy Perry here, who wore a black tulle and white sequin Oscar de la Renta gown to the AMAs—they're a totally classic and cute accessory in small doses. I mean, how could you not smile looking down at polka-dot fingertips while you type?
Here's how Katy wore hers:
And here's the close-up:
Now I know nail art is kind of on the wane, but I feel like polka dots are forever. When are polka dots out of style, ever? Plus, you require neither super-long talons like Katy nor any nail art skillz whatsoever to steal this look. Hooray!
Really, the key piece is one of these:
It's a nail dotting tool that you just dip into your polish; one side has a teensy tiny dot and the other is larger.
To get Katy's exact look, file into your desired shape and apply base coat; then do two coats of this polish:
Seal the dots with a final slick of this top coat:
See? Easy peasy!
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