Friday Nails – Winter Sparkle

From now one, i’ll be doing the nail tutorials as videos! Please  like and subscribe, and comment if you have ideas you’d like me to try! Easy nail tutorial on glitter gradient in grey, white and multicoloured sparkle. It’s a great winter look, or for prom/weddings. Products: Sephora by OPI ‘Thyme for a Mani’ Sephora by OPI ‘Meet me at the Disco’ Wet n Wild white glitter (Fast dry polish) … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Summer’s End

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Hey guys! This week’s manicure is a blend into fall, with brown and gold. I’m gonna miss you summer! You will need: A brown colour A gold glitter Some q-tips, or a small brush Step one: 2-3 coats of the brown. Whatever it takes to reach a solid colour. Step two: Using the q-tip, dab the gold glitter haphazardly up your nail. It should kinda fade off towards the tips. If … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Lannister Lions

Hey Strangekittens. This week’s tutorial is dedicated to two of my favourite Game of Thrones characters – Cersei and Jaime Lannister. Yes, I actually like Cersei. Read the books!

Anyway, it’s a bronzed, metallic red and gold gradient that’s really flashy. I LOVE the base colour I used for this; it’s ‘Wrapped in Rubies’ by Essie.

Gold for the Lannister lion, and red for all the bloodshed…

You will need:

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– Essie: Wrapped in Rubies. It’s a bronzed red colour

– Some sort of gold polish. I used Wet N’ Wild. The colour name rubbed off, sorry haha!

– A squishy make-up  wedge sponge. Super cheap for a bag from Walmart.

Step one:

2 coats of the red.

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This stuff looks amazing in person and on camera.

Step two:

Find your sponge. Paint a small amount of the gold (basically as much as is on the brush over one end like this:

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and stipple that on the tips of your nails, and work down to about halfway. Be gentle.

If you overdid it, paint some of the red over the top of that same bit of the sponge, and carefully stipple it over the bits you want blended better.

You should end up with something like this after a nice topcoat:

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ZOMG! Cool as hell, and I can totally see Cersei wearing this.

Have a great weekend kittens!

 

-Dannielle

Friday Nails – Neon Nebula

Hey Strangekittens, this week’s tutorial is Neon Nebula. I’m loving this trend of starry galaxy nails, and I thought i’d try my own spin on it. You will need: A bright sky blue, I used Sally Hansen Teal Steel A clear glitter coat, I used a Wet n’ Wild one. A creamy white, any one will do. This one is by OPI. A dusky pink. Another OPI, Tickle my France-y. … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Smouldering Hot Coals Nail Tutorial

Hey Strangekittens! Here’s the Friday nail tutorial. This one I wanted the look of devilishly hot coals. As usual, make sure you dry adequately between coats. I soak my fingertips in ice water for a couple minutes to make it set quicker. You will need: – Base and top coat of your choice, I highly recommend OPI’s set – Sally Hansen Xtremewear in ‘Red Carpet’ – Wet ‘n Wild Fastdry … Continue reading

Friday Nails: Rockstar Glitter Nails

Hey Strangekittens, I know I said I was gonna do a make-up tutorial but I didn’t have enough time to do it today  But, seeing as it’s Friday, i’m gonna help you look sparkly for the weekend! This is a super sparkly rocker look. Personally I LOVE glitter, but I also love a bit of darkness too. It’s really quick too! Here’s what you’ll need. Doesn’t have to be these brands, just use what … Continue reading