Blue Gradient and Rhinestone Accent Nails


This nail art is one of my favorites I’ve done in a while. Even though the gradient is subtle, I love how all the blues complement each other and how well the glitter stripes turned out. They were super easy to do by just applying thin strips of tape where I didn’t want the glitter, then sponging Sinful Colors Queen of Beauty over it. The two blue polishes I used are Milani Power Periwinkle, a muted blue, and Revlon Dreamer, a light blue.

Placing the rhinestones like this is a great way to use up random ones you’re not sure how to incorporate into nail designs. Sometimes I feel like no matter how many rhinestones I use, I still always have a bunch left. I added some caviar beads as well, but those didn’t last long.

Metallic Watercolor Nails Using OPI Color Paints


I don’t have many sheer tint polishes, so I was really happy when I found the OPI Color Paints Kit at my mall.  Continue reading

Inverted Zebra Print Nail Art


Zebra print is one of my favorite designs for nail art because the lines are relatively easy and quick to do.  Continue reading

Blue Wave Nail Art


These nails were so quick and fun to do. I was inspired by a skirt I recently bought which has this blue wavy pattern that I absolutely love. Continue reading

Rainbow Gradient Star Nails


I’m so happy with these nails, they turned out way better than I expected. I only used three colors for the gradient: Sparitual Dreamsicle, a hot pink; Salon Perfect Yowza Yellow, a neon yellow; and Sinful Colors Grecian Sun, a medium blue. I sponged them in that order to create the orange and green transitions.

The most time-consuming part was drawing the stars. I used my Sally Hansen I Love Nail Art Pen Black. I wasn’t going to draw the stars on my right hand since I thought they would look messy, but they turned out pretty good. I also wasn’t too worried because I knew the rhinestones would cover up any imperfections. Some of the rhinestones fell off by the time I had a chance to take photos, but most stayed on for the three days I wore the design.

Purple Glitter Nails


Sorry for not posting in a while, but I wasn’t happy with my last nail design, so I decided to skip it. I also haven’t had many ideas for nail art lately. I might start a challenge soon since they’re always really fun to do. Anyway, this nail art is simple, but it looks so pretty in person.

For my base color, I used Orly Close Your Eyes, a beautiful red-toned purple. I applied two coats of this polish and was surprised by the opacity and pigmentation. I’m not sure why, but I expected it to be sheerer for some reason. I wish I hadn’t covered it up as much as I did because it’s such a great color.

I used a couple glitter polishes for the design. It was originally supposed to be a gradient, but I was in a rush so I didn’t do a great job of blending. The polishes I used are Sinful Colors Star Studded and Milani Jewel FX Lavender.

Simple Stripes Pink Nails


I did these nails a couple of weeks ago, but I was waiting until the holidays were over to post them. They’re simple, but I really like them. I wanted a bright pink mani with just a small detail. The pink is Revlon Parfumerie African Tea Rose, and the green stripe is Sinful Colors Nail Art Take Me To Heaven.

Easter 2016 Nail Art


These nails started out very different from what I ended up with. I was originally going for a light pastel look, but as I looked through designs of decorated eggs, I wanted to use more vivid colors instead.  Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day 2016: Lucky Clover Nail Art


This post is a little late, but these are the nails I wore for St. Patrick’s Day. Continue reading