Tutorials. Nailside: Tutorial: Double lightning bolt tape mani. Hi everyone, welcome to my fourth tutorial!
Making the double lightning bolt is actually not that different from making the single one; what you need to do is actually just repeat the steps from the regular lightning bolt tutorial. But because the double version received so many enthusiastic reactions I decided it deserved its own tutorial :) One tip: for this particular design transparant tape is quite useful! While you're cutting all the tape strips for the first lightning bolt, cut one extra for each piece because you'll do the whole taping process twice.
So in total you'll need two strips and two triangles for each nail. Let your nails dry completely, if necessary with the help of a fastdrying topcoat. After you've finished the first step and everything is dry, take a tape strip and apply it on the design, covering up a bit of the tip color as shown in the picture. Then apply a triangle on the design, also covering up part of the tip color. Daily Nail Art: Octopus Tentacles. Today’s Daily Nail Art is this creepy octopus design by fezbaker.
Begin by making a dark blue gradient on your nails for the water, the blotchier it is, the more grungy the look. Then use a nice burgundy shade to draw out your octopus and tentacles and use black to add texture and grunge shading. Outline in black, and use a pale yellow for the suction cups and the eyes. Seal off your topcoat and try not to get scurvy! Nail Junkie. Yaaaay!
I got the polishes from the Essence Metallics collection! OMG, OMG!! Why are they so special? Four of them are magnetic! The only thing I have to criticize is the Essence magnet :/ It’s sucks! I’ve done all the swaches of the magnetic polishes with Alessandro magnet. Catch A Falling Star &Put It In Your Pocket. How To: Polka dot nails. If you’re not already convinced that nail art can be easy peasy, hopefully this little tutorial will help to change your mind.
I’m coming over all Mary “How Do You Do” Fitzgerald on this one (God, do you remember that show?!) And pressing a very ornery everyday item into service to show that you don’t need any special nail art supplies to create perfect polka dots. You will need: basecoat topcoat nail varnish for your main, base colour nail varnish in at least one contrasting nail varnish for the dots a ballpoint pen Prep nails as usual – remove all traces of old nail varnish, file into desired shape, massage in cuticle oil, push back cuticles if required, and wipe down one final time with nail varnish remover to degrease the nail plate – and apply one thin coat of basecoat. 1. 2. 3. 4.
Weekly Mani: Splatter NailMotorCity Moxie. This week’s no chip mani is a creation called splatter nail.
I created this splatter nail design using five (5) Orly nail colors. I’ve been eyeing this splatter nail art for a few weeks, and I decided to give it a whirl. What I like about this look is that there is no correct way to do it. My left hand and right hand look completely different, and it’s acceptable because it’s art. Manic[ure] monday: “something borrowed” « A Pretty Penny. Last night I suffered through watched Something Borrowed on DVD.
I heard all the terrible reviews, but being the big Kate Hudson fan I am, I thought I needed to see it for myself. Unfortunately, I can’t get those two hours back, but I did spot a cute mani on Kate in one scene. It was a modern french manicure with a beige base, black tips, and a little bit of gold. Cue the lineup! Start with clean nails and a thin coat of base. Next, apply two coats of beige polish to the entire nail. After the beige polish is bone dry, apply french manicure strips to each nail. More drying time! Adding the gold line is the trickiest part. I sealed everything up with two good coats of the all-in-one base (which actually helped mask some of the imperfections). Nail Art Tricks, Slideshow 3fpage 3d2 - 2011 Fashion Trends and More at Refinery29.com. Feb 21, 2014 Five exquisite manicures designed by nail art devotee Sally Singer are captured as fanciful still lifes by regular Vogue and T Magazine photographer Raymond Meier.
Conceived for NOWNESS in collaboration…read Dec 24, 2013 If you, like us, are having a really hard time deciding which winter nail trend to lean into for your New Year's Eve look, we've got some pretty exciting news. Butter London has just released three limited-edition…read. Nails - Polyvore - StumbleUpon. Makeup Savvy: Monday Moustache Manicure! Its because I think too much: Galactic Manicure - StumbleUpon.
I loved how my glittery gradient mani turned out so much that I decided to do a variation on it, using the night sky as my inspiration!
Here's how I did it: 1. Prep I grabbed deep navy, silver glitter, and gold glitter polish along with my favorite top coat. I also grabbed an orange stick and some nail art rhinestones. 2. 3. 4. Thing.17809135.l.jpg from polyvoreimg.com.