A bit of a green theme this week. I was looking at my green polishes and noticed I hadn’t painted my nails with this polish in ages. It is called Outta Bounds by China Glaze and has a slight shimmer to it.
This afternoon I chose China Glaze Coconut Kiss for this gorgeous purple spot effect. I painted my nails using three coats. What I love so much about this colour is that it reminds me of Cadbury’s purple.I used different sized dotting tools to achieve this manicure. I started off with a very large dotting tool and used Barry M Matt White to add the spots. I let this dry slightly before adding extra dots. Continue reading
After painting my nails with spots and stripes in this post earlier this week I started thinking about other vintage designs I could do with my nails. I was searching the internet when I came across this nail tutorial which showed how to paint a vintage rose design. I thought I would give it a try. Here is my finished design and I have tried to take a picture of each step to show how I did it.Step 1. Paint your nails with a base colour. I chose China Glaze Moody Blue. The colour reminds me of background that Cath Kidston uses on a lot of material so I thought this would be a really good colour. This polish is very thin and I had to paint four thin coats to get the colour shown in the pictures. Continue reading
I have recently purchased some China Glaze nail polishes and prepare yourselves for the blog posts over the next few days. I cannot wait to try them all out and see how they look. The first colour I purchased is called Entourage. It is quite a sheer polish and I painted my nails with two coats. It has a slight shimmer to it.I couldn’t leave my nails plain so I thought I would try a stamp I have not yes used. I chose BM 211 because it had two different designs that I thought I could use together. Continue reading