How to mix glitter with acrylic powders

Written by brian moynihan
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How to mix glitter with acrylic powders
Mix your own powders for custom nail polish. (Jupiterimages/ Images)

Making your own nail polish by mixing glitter with acrylic powders is economical and fun. By following a simple formula and mixing the two bases together, you can create eye-catching fingernail styles while saving money.

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Things you need

  • Fine glitter
  • Clear acrylic powder
  • Measuring spoons
  • Small container

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  1. 1

    Measure out 3/8 of a teaspoon of acrylic powder. Place into small container.

  2. 2

    Add 1/8 teaspoon of fine glitter to the container.

  3. 3

    Mix thoroughly.

Tips and warnings

  • The ratio is 1:3 fine glitter to acrylic powder. Use this ratio to create larger quantities.

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