Last week’s nails were all about Rimmel! I painted all of my nails with Rimmel PRO ultra violet then added flowers using nails art pens that I got from Paperchase. To finish the look off I added a matt Rimmel top coat.
Making sure your nails last the length of your holiday can be tricky, unless you use shellac (which I never do). My other half and I have just returned from a week long break in Italy which involved a trip to Ravello for a wedding then sight seeing and relaxing in Rome for a few days. I will of course publish a blog post soon containing all the details and photos. Before we left I decided on the best nail design that would be pretty (for the wedding) yet long lasting. I chose the BarryM textured nail polish and BarryM glitter…
These photos were taken as I sat and sunbathed outside our apartment in Ravello, just hours before the wedding. The views were stunning and the bright sunshine complimented my glitter nails perfectly!
Firstly, thank you so much Models Own for creating these awesome nail art stickers. I love their ‘sticky fingers‘ range; nail polishes with a variety of stickers. I have previously tried the floral designs and loved them but these comic book nails are like nothing else – real statement nails!
These are one of my favourite nail art designs to date! I ordered these sugar skull transfers from YRNails on Amazon and they were a bargain in the sale at 95p. I’ve used their transfers before for a love heart design and although they are a little fiddly to apply, the end result is worth it.
I just love how vibrant the Models Own nail polishes are. They’re perfect for summer or even to brighten up a dull spring day. Floral nail art is one of the most simple designs to create. Similar to my purple daisy nail design, I decided to use my neon pink nail polish for the base and add daisies using nail art pens. This time I lengthened the petals but I think I do prefer my previous attempt.
I first started experimenting with nail art about 4 years ago. At that time I didn’t have all my fancy nail art tools so I just had to make do with what I had in my home.
1. Scotch Tape
Tape can be used to section up the nails with clear lines of contrasting colours.
Tip: Make sure your first coat of nail polish is 100% dry before you apply the tape. After painting on the second colour, remove the tape when the polish as about half dry.