BCTC NAILS

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EMERALD GREEN - #2 of the “Get Stoned” series part 5 + P.O.T.W. - Revlon - emerald city (matte suede)

** i do not own the inspiration image**

  • Revlon - emerald city - espresso
  • Essie - turquoise & caicos + naughty nautical
  • Sally Hansen - white on + breezy blue
  • O.P.I. - uh-oh roll down the window
  • OCC - poison

This is the last look using Revlon - emerald city. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

LOVESTONED

I think I’ve found the only nail art I ever want on my nails for the rest of my life. I followed Kelly’s (Basecoat-Topcoat) EPIC opal tutorial and OH MY GOD!!! I CAN’T STOP STARING AT MY NAILS! I might be my own driving hazard. 

  • Zoya - Robyn
  • Zoya - Creamy
  • Zoya - Mickey
  • Zoya - Sweet
  • Jessica - Ava
  • China Glaze - Papaya Punch 
  • China Glaze - Luxe and Lush
  • China Glaze - Def Defying
  • China Glaze - Flyin’ High
  • Essie - Ballet Slippers
  • Essie - Blanc
  • OPI - Goldeneye
  • ORLY - Sashay My Way
  • Nubar - White Polka Dot
  • Nails Inc - The Donmar
  • Milani - Totally 80s
  • NYC - High Line Green
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EPIC FIRE OPAL! - #10 of the “Get Stones” series Part 3 + P.O.T.W. - O.P.I. - oh so glam!

  • O.P.I. - oh so glam!
  • L'Oreal - royalty reinvented + tangerine crush
  • Sally Hansen - white on + green with envy + mellow yellow
  • Wet n Wild - 2% milk
  • Spoiled - i’m so jaded + designated driver
  • Sinful Colors - bright lucite + cloud 9 
  • Essie - power clutch
  • N.Y.C - polyester pink
  • gold nail art beads
  • gold small hex sequins

This is the third look using - O.P.I. - oh so glam! Visit the CHALLENGES -> P.O.T.W. page for more nail art, and stay tuned for the full set from Part #3 of the “Get Stoned” series.

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EPIC OPAL 2 -#3 in the “Get Stoned” series part 5 & P.O.T.W. - Deborah Lippman - i know what boys like

  • Deborah Lippman - i know what boys like + a fine romance + base and top coat
  • Color Club - wicker park + covered in diamonds
  • Rickys - rooftop margaritas
  • Nicolr by O.P.I. - hit the lights
  • O.P.I. - teal the cows come home
  • Sally Hansen - golden-i + hot tamale
  • Essie - sugar daddy
  • Spoiled - designated driver
  • Revlon - coastal surf
  • gold nail art beads

This is the second look using Deborah Lippman - i know what boys like, visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches

As requested here is a tutorial on how I create the ombre nail!

This same technique can be applied to as many or as few colors as desired!

Check out more tutorials by visiting the TUTORIALS page!

To request a tutorial hit the ASK button or email me at basecoattopcoat.Kelly@gmail.com ! :)

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SAILOR MOON - P.O.T.W. - O.P.I. - i just can’t cope-acabana

  • O.P.I. - just can’t cope-acabana
  • Color Club - wicker park + nature’s way + persimmon + strawberry popsicle
  • Sally Hansen - breezy blue + black out
  • Revlon - 1,000 volts
  • Swarovski crystals
  • pink and red crystal cabochons
  • gold nail art beads
  • INM Nails - white porcelain
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics - technopagan

This is the second look using O.P.I. - i just can’t cope-acabana. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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LIKE A RUG - P.O.T.W. - Revlon - emerald city (matte suede)

  • Revlon - emerald city
  • Cover Girl - tickled pink + pink-finity
  • Love & Beauty - light orange
  • Sally Hansen - babe blue + white on + breezy blue
  • Essie - butler please

This is the third look using this polish. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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ST. PATRICKS DAY NAILS! - malachite upgrade!

So i was going to do a new nail design for st. pattys day, but i realized I can’t get more green than this!!! :) They are yesterdays MALACHITE nails only with some extra bling bling!! 

I hope everyone has a HAPPY ST. PATTYS DAY!  <3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3

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WILD MOSS - P.O.T.W. - Sally Hansen - Bubblegum Pink

* inspired by this awesome print by Ernst Haeckel  ”Plate 72: Muscinae” (1904), from the German Art movement Kuntsformmen Der Nature**

  • Sally Hansen - bubblegum pink + breezy blue + mint sorbet + white on + black out
  • Essie - go overboard + sew psyched
  • Love & Beauty - Red 
  • O.P.I. - jade is the new black + funky dunky
  • N.O.P.I. - hit the lights
  • L’Oreal - tangerine crush
  • Sinful Colors - mint apple

This is the last look featuring Sally Hansen - bubblegum pink. Visit the CHALLENGES -> P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

As requested: here is the tutorial for the RAINBOW MILKY WAY DESIGN!!!

To see more pictures and polishes used go here— > http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/post/40394578642/rainbow-milky-way-sally-hansen-hard-to-get

All tutorials can be seen by visiting the TUTORIALS PAGE or by searching #bctc tutorials

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WHATEVER - P.O.T.W. - Cult Cosmetics - laguna

  • Cult Cosmetics - laguna
  • Essie - naughty nautical
  • Revlon - expresso + coastal surf + urban
  • N.Y.C. - lexington yellow
  • Sally Hansen - white on

This is the second look featuring Cult Cosmetics - laguna. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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CUTIE - PIE CHART - P.O.T.W. - Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills

** inspired by this print by Hvass & Hannibal **

  • Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills
  • Essie - turquoise & caicos + tart deco + big spender + go overboard
  • N.Y.C. - polyester pink + lexington yellow
  • Sinful Colors - chick chick + tempest
  • Revlon - coastal surf + urban + expesso
  • Love & Beauty - lime
  • O.P.I. - casino royale + pink-a-doodle
  • Born Pretty - super matte surface oil - coupon STL91 - BornPrettyStore.com

This is the last look using Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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FEEDING FRENZY - P.O.T.W. - Cult Cosmetics - Hollywood Hillls

Another shark week inspired deisgn!

  • Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills
  • Sinful Colors - hip to be a square
  • Revlon - expresso + coastal surf

This is the second ook using Cult Cosmetics - hollywood hills. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.

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WATERCOLOR HEARTS - P.O.T.W. - Revlon - Privileged

*inspired by this cute print, “watercolor heart print” by Yukamila

  • Revlon - privileged + fresh linen
  • Deborah Lippman - i know what boys like
  • Color Club - je ne sais quoi
  • Essie - bikini so teeny + naughty nautical + mod square
  • O.P.I. - hotter than you pink
  • Sally Hansen - bubble gum pink
  • Love & Beauty - mint + coral + marina

This is the third look using Revlon - privileged. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches.