First of all I need to say this: I had a real problem trying to get the edges neat. Well, I failed really. Using only water-soluble acrylic paint means normal clean-up doesn’t really work the way I’m used to.
Note to self: use normal nail polish as base colour, that can be cleaned up much more easily and makes for neat edges.
It was bound to happen, right? At some point a cucumber mani needed to be done. It’s still far from perfect, but I’m quite happy, especially as the first attempt earlier today was utterly unrecognisable.
For this mani I used only base coat, top coat and acrylic paints, so I won’t post a products list. The base colour must have been too dry when I finished, because it started crinkling when I added Seche Vite, but it smoothed out a bit by itself and isn’t too bad.
The colours are a bit off in the photo, they’re supposed to be more yellowy.
Overall it’s more ‘inspired by’ cucumber mani, the peel kind of turned into a French tip all by itself. ^_~
And now I’m off to oil my cuticles, they’re so dry today!
Do you have a fruit or vegetable you always wanted to paint onto your nails?