Hey Strangekittens. I’m feeling loud and happy this week! So this manicure is both loud and proud: Neon orange, pink and blue! You will need: A neon/bright orange A bright, Barbie pink 10 small, flatback crystals A fine paintbrush Step one: 2 coats of your orange. Let dry completely before the next step. Step two: Paint a rough stripe up your nail with the pink. Make sure you concentrate the … Continue reading →
Hey Strangekittens. Neons and matte nails are in right now, so here’s a trendsetting tutorial for you, in neon orange and yellow. It’s bright, but the matte coat takes it down a notch into trendy instead of tacky.
You will need:
- A matte coat. The easiest to find would be Sephora by OPI.
-Some Q-tips/cotton buds
2-3 coats of yellow.
Step two (and three, actually):
Use the q-tip to dab small amounts of the orange onto the nail. Make it messy, but don’t cover the yellow! You want it showing through. Let that dry, and finish with a matte coat.
Mine turned out like this:
It’s an easy effect, and you could do this with any two colours.
Have a good weekend! Don’t forget, for US and Canada, it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday. If you have a mom worth celebrating, that is.
Hey Strangekittens. This week’s look is a bright, practically neon blue/pink look. I learnt a new trick from theweejenny. Usually for French tips you’d use nail stickers right? But they’re kinda pricey, especially if you do it a lot. Either you develop a steady hand, or use tape like me, but then you don’t get a nice curve. Well, theweejenny showed me these things called binder reinforcement stickers. They’re office supplies, … Continue reading →