Yep, i’m back to short nails again. I decided to give my nails some rest from my silk wraps and have some serious mixed feelings… really missing the length and shape, but my nails definitely feel lighter!
Revlon - emerald city
Essie - bikini so teeny + lilacism + mod square
O.P.I. - pink-a-doodle + i just can’t cope-a-cabana
Sally Hansen - bubble gum pink + white on + pacific blue + green with envy
Aldo - lavendar fields
Born Pretty Store Super Matte Surface Oil
This is the first look using Revlon - emerald city. Visit the P.O.T.W. page for more nail art and swatches!
O.P.I. - live and let die, O.P.I. - goldeneye, O.P.I. - moonraker O.P.I. - on her majesty’s secret service, O.P.I - did you ‘ear about van gogh?, nail star yellow gold, Kiss - light green, silver nail art beads, gold metal flatback squares, metallic gold hex glitter.
WHEN THE CLOCK STRIKES 12 -simple New Years Eve nails
glitter nails, countdown clock at 12, champagne toast + lovers!
O.P.I. - road house blues, O.P.I. - the world is not enough, O.P.I. - the living daylights, Kiss - bikini pink, Kiss - sky blue, Kiss - soft purple, white acrylic, black acrylic, rhinestones, nail art beads, seche vite, seche clear
To see more of the “GET STONED” manicure click http://basecoat-topcoat.tumblr.com/post/37723864679/get-stoned-hand-painted-gemstone-medley-nail
You will need white, 4 variations on a color (i.e. four different shades of blue), top coat base coat, gold polish.
1. create shape. 2 - begin to map the facets 3 - map one half of facets. 4- mirror all facets. 5 - color in highlights and brightest color. 6 - color in darkest sections. 7 - add in medium tone. 8 - add in second slightly darker medium tone, accentuate facets with white highlights in center and blend sections. 9 - accentuate facets with darkest color for depth in center. 10 - create “setting” with a outline and a gold color. TOP COAT!