Hey guys. This week I decided to experiment with some different polishes with the Konad Stamper and Bundlemonster plates I reviewed last week. I’m trying to find other polish colours that work with the plates/stamper. I’ve found that it has to be on the thicker side.So I tried one of my chrome polishes that had thickened up a bit. It worked pretty well, but I chose poorly for the design! … Continue reading →
Hey Strangekittens. This week I didn’t do a full tutorial; it was more like a quick experiment. I wanted to see if I could get a dragon scale effect with sequins/paillettes. Here’s what I did: What I used: Paillettes Nail glue Whatever polish colours you want. What I did: I only did this on my thumb. I basically started from the sides, and did the centre last. I layered 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.