Posts tagged: rainbow

Brazilian Rainbows!

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OK, you all know I love texture polishes so these shades included in the OPI Brazil collection were a treat. The only problem? They are minis :( I wanted to show off each shade while creating a fun nail design…take a look!

 OPI Brazil Samba-dy Loves Purple, I’m Brazil Nuts Over You, What’s a Little Rain Forest?, You’re So Flippy Floppy

Night queen

Layla Jade Groove 2

Hi guys!! Today I have another ones of the awesome Layla hologram effect polishes to show you! Next to Flash Black this is my favorite, I really like the base color which is like a very light green. This one is also super holo, much like the others…but it seems like it’s SO holo that that’s all you see and I’m a fan of that haha!

Whoa

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The artwork  was done using white acrylic paint, China Glaze Sunshine Pop, Kleancolor Neon Orange, NYX Between Mauve and Purple, Kleancolor Neon Purple, Sinful Colors Innocent, Sinful Colors Why Not, Spoiled Permission to Proceed, and NYC Greenwich Village. The background was a gradient done using Kleancolor Metallic Aqua, Metallic Sapphire, and Metallic Fuchsia.

Mardi Gras

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I want to share some crazy nails I created using the JulieG Mardis Gras Collection. This set includes six blingy, mega-glitters that give you a textured, jewel encrusted look without topcoat, or a super glittery finish with topcoat.

To get this look, I took a small nail art brush and dabbed on each of the six colors in a random pattern. It took two passes to get everything opaque. I didn’t worry about creating a gradient between shades, nor was I going for crisp lines. You could say this was sort of an experiment. But I LOVE how it came out! It’s definitely not for the faint of heart. I wore this out to run errands (on only one hand…LOL) and got stopped everywhere I went!

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Kodachrome

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I started with a base of Sally Hansen Lightening, a yellow creme. I then sponged on very lightly, Nubar Forbidden Fruit (orange) and Cult Nails Fetish (black thinned down so that it was very, very faint). This gave me a background that had a distressed, vintage look. I topped that with a quick dry clear coat.

Then on to the taping. Using striping tape I painted my stripes (pinky and index) and rays (ring and middle) with Nubar Into the Wild (green), Nubar On the Radar (red), and Nubar Dusk Till Dawn (blue). I just made sure to be very careful when placing the tape, also to not place tape over any areas still wet.

The final step was the faded/vintage effect. I mixed OPI My Vampire is Buff with Lightening to get a very, very light yellow. I sponged this on making sure that my sponge had barely any polish on it – dab on a paper towel first to remove as much polish as you can. Once I had a look I was happy with, I topped it with a clear coat then finished with Cult Nails Wax That.

Yin-Yang

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Now onto today’s post… I finally filmed a nail art tutorial!! O: I know, it’s been way too long! I’ve really been into yin-yang nail art lately and it’s such an easy design I figured I’d put my little twist on it and share with you all how I did it, I hope you like it!

Autumnfall

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The glitter accents are two coats of KBShimmer You Autumn Know over one of Barry M White.

I create the waterfall nail art (tutorial here) over a base of Rimmel Sunset Bronze. I used a nail art brush to apply the stripes using Barry M Gold Foil, Rimmel Purple Reign, Essie Jag-U-Are, China Glaze Dandy Lyin’ Around and Sally Hansen Sun Kissed.

Color rivers

These nails are so unusual and creative!

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I haven’t done any special nails yet for today so I have edited the watercolour nail art I’ve worn for the Olympia Beauty exhibition. I have used proper watercolours (aquarelle) colours, this is not the ‘nail polish & acetone’ technique.

Rainbow Waterfall

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For Day 8’s nails I created a rainbow waterfall mani! It seems crazy that I got this far in to the challenge without doing a waterfall so while today is potentially the last day I will have the freedom to do one, it’s also an idea I’ve been holding on to for a while so it feels good to get it out and on to my nails! I used 20 different shades of nail polish in this nail art. Most of the time spent on this mani was just screwing and unscrewing the bottles!

Ultra French

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I haven’t done a French manicure in a while, so I figured I’d go with a colorful one! I used OPI Glints of Glinda as my base and used acrylic paints for the rainbow. I used striping tape to keep the manicure edge straight and a small detail brush for the lines.

Deep space

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At the plate this evening, Layla Hologram Effect 08 Flash Black. I almost always layer my holos over a base color to save on polish, well to save on the holo polish that is. I layered this one over a plain creme black and WOW does it ever POP!