Monday, November 30, 2009

NotD - Purple Coil

After my über-cute Spongebob manicure I really needed something darker and this layering job definitely works. It's another one on those hard to mess up  freehand manicures in six easy steps.

This is what I used for this manicure:

  • Step 1: Apply your base. I used Sally Hansen nailgrowth miracle and CND Ridge Out.
  • Step 2: Apply the base colour. Two coats of Eyeko Purple Polish for electric nails were a little uneven, but sufficiently even for a layered manicure.

  • Step 3: Draw spirals and concentric circles on each nail. I used my trusty Spooky Nails 2 in 1 nail tattoo liner in black. No need to be too neat!

  • Step 4: Add a little silver dot in the centre of each spiral or circle. You can use any silver polish with a dotting tool or a nail art pen, I simply used my LOOK by BIPA nail tattoo liner 1 silver.

  • Step 5: Apply a coat of a sheer purple glitter polish. This is one of my favourite layering polishes, Maybelline Colorama Effects 5 Glamour Effect.
  • Step 6: Seal with a quick-drying top coat, like Seche Vite.

And there you have it! With flash you can see the black swirls very clearly, but in natural light it's darker and more subtle.


Paige said...

Ooo, very cute!

Unknown said...

Absolutly love it!

Unknown said...

Thank you, gildedangel and Evil Angel!

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