Cracked up

Here’s an extra easy design.
All you need:
Black crackle polish
Colourful regular polish.

1. Paint nails in desired colours

2. Add crackle polish

 

Black poka dots

My dear Naomi Suggested that I do Poka Dot nail art. My look today is a matte base with gloss black poka dots.The dots are made by dipping a tooth pick or dotting tool into the polish and then applying to the nail. I re-dotted them with a top coat for more shine.

Vernis Classique – Black

Step 1. Base: Black gloss polish
Step 2. Apply Matte top coat.
Step 3. Add Poka dots.

Top coat: Nabi – Matte White (its actually more of a clear top coat than white)

 

Mermaid Scales

I saw a picture of a mermaid over the weekend and it inspired me to make mermaid nail art.

The colours I decided on using, simply put was a green, variations of blue and purple.
To begin, apply a base coat followed by a light green nail polish.

(sorry for low quality photos my camera died)

NK Nail Enamel. 087 Green

You don’t really need more than one coat since we are going to do a gradient effect. Just make sure that the top looks pretty.
Next  apply a blue polish to a make up sponge and dab it onto your nail, starting from the bottom go up.

Sinful Colors – Gorgeous

You could just use one blue colour and build up on it, but I decided to be difficult and use 3 😉

InColor by Jordana – Kiss and Teal

annnnnd more blue

Sinful Colors – Bottom of the Ocean

(Qtip dipped in nail polish remover necessary)
but I Obviously don’t take my own advice

Finish the gradient with a purple polish.

Sinful Colors – I LOVE YOU (such an appropriate name for purple polish ^.^)

At this point you would want to apply a glitter polish of some sort. I used an evanescent coloured glitter polish with tiny flakes but I would have rather used one with small to large flakes, since the world is in recession and we got no superheros to save you from nail polish debt you gotta use what you have.

(And yes that one white speck on my 1st nail is the glitter catching light) I swear it shows in real life! Thats it…. I’m going to create a nail polish super hero and make him/her my mascot.

Sinful Colors – Pearl Harbor

Mermaids have scales right? I used a dark blue here (yeah thats not black)
I didn’t want to put the scales on all of my nails because the gradient looked so pretty…
To get this look take a toothpick or nail art brush and make little U’s on the entire nail.

Sinful Colors – See you soon

Sometimes I wish that nail polish names were more logical :/
After having done that I applied another coat of my glitter polish and then a top coat.

A quick clean up and wa-la!
Done. Enjoy :3

Yay!

Trini Nail Art

I’ve just decided that from today (13th Aug) until Independence Day (31t Aug) I will post one nail art design with TnT’s national colours (red,white & black)

Be on the look out!! 😀