How to Paint Ladybugs on Your Nails. Turn a run-of-the-mill manicure into something unique.
Paint your nails solid red with nail polish.
Wait for them to dry completely.
Paint the tips of your nails black using nail polish.
Allow your nails to dry.
Dip a toothpick into black nail polish and paint a thin, straight line down the center of each nail.
Dip again and make a few black dots on each side of the lines.
Finish your nails off by dipping a toothpick into white nail polish - or another light color - and painting two dots per nail to make eyes for your ladybugs.