Blue Wave Nail Art

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

St. Patrick’s Day 2016: Green Glitter Nails

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I don’t wear a lot of green nail art, but I love the base color I used for these nails: Color Club Mini EdieContinue reading

Recreating My First Nail Art: Tiger Stripes

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When I was getting into nail art the first design I did (not including French tips) was tiger stripes.  Continue reading

Purple and Gray Striped Nails

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Some time ago I did a striped design using different finishes for each color and I really liked it, so I decided to do something similar. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day 2016: Stamped Love Nails

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I didn’t really have any ideas for a Valentine’s Day design this year, so I decided to go for another stamped look. Continue reading