Any holiday where I get to combine pink & red, put hearts all over everything and eat chocolate and cookies is a-ok in my book! February is right around the corner (seriously when did that happen?), so we figured we would dive right into all things Valentine’s Day, starting with some festive nail art. Not going to lie, I would probably wear this year round, it’s just TOO CUTE! Steps and supplies after the break… (more…)
Every time I go to get a mani, I stick with white because I like a blank canvas for nail art, but after seeing this pin, I was dying to try my own version! I opted for a clear coat gel manicure for the negative space, and then started playing around with my favorite nail art tool, electricians tape. To create a chevron pattern, I painted with black matte nail polish, but added a top coat to the bottom triangle to give it some shine. For a little added interest, I inverted the ring finger, and added some white!
Check out these DIY Jewelry Trays here. Rings by Hannah Naomi. DIY Name Bracelet here.
Whenever I get a fresh white gel manicure, the first thing I aways want to do it try out a new nail art technique, it’s the perfect blank canvas. Also, with gel mani’s you can just wipe away your mistakes with nail polish remover and the white stays, like a dry erase board! I saw some delicate stripe nails pop up on my instagram during Fashion Week, and was dying to try to emulate. I scoured my studio for striping tape, but came up empty handed. Plan B: I tried electrical tape (my favorite for nail art) to tape off super thin lines, and used a nail art brush to get a perfect(ish) thin stripe. Then I added a barely-there neon accent. I am SUPER stoked with how straight and clean looking it turned out! Supplies after the break…
@ispydiy ring by The Urban Smith