Thursday, 26 May 2016

Nail Art #52 | Pink Marble Nails

Hello everyone! This week I've created a pink marble nails. They're super easy to do, and require only three shades of polish, two brushes and one steady hand.

I'm using Essie's Fiji as the base, Splash of Grenadine as the middle, Funny Face as the darkest colour. To create the marble, I used the dry brush technique and painted Splash of Grenadine in one direction across the nail. I used a thin nail art brush to create tiny, broken lines with Funny Face. I then dipped a clean up brush in nail polish remover and lightly swept it across the whole nail. I sealed it with a fast drying top coat to complete the look. 

If you don't use a top coat, then you'll have a weird texture on your nail from the polish remover, so please use it! I think it makes the marble looks way better when sealed with a top coat. 

Jenny xo - Follow me on: Twitter / Instagram / Bloglovin
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Thursday, 5 May 2016

Nail Art #51 | Candy Pink Nails

Hello everyone! Sorry that I haven't been posting much, a mix of waiting for my nails to stop splitting and being at work. And my work means having a lot of broken nails. I'm trying out different nail care products to see what currently works best for me. So while I've been waiting around, I've picked up some nail polishes and been frustrated that I couldn't paint my nails for the blog because of how short they were becoming.

OPI released these Hello Kitty polishes awhile ago now, but and I managed to get my hands on them recently when I saw them for a very good price. The polish is quite a thin consistency, and you'll need 2-3 coats depending on how well you applied the first coat. If you don't apply the first coat well, you'll definitely need three, maybe four, to hide any uneven spots.

This shade is 'Look At My Bow'. It is a candy pink colour, a shade that is not too pale and not too bright. An all round good shade, it's just a shame about the consistency. 

Do you own anything from the OPI x Hello Kitty range?

Jenny xo - Follow me on: Twitter / Instagram / Bloglovin

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