Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Chevron vs. Splatter

Heya lovelies!

How are you all today? ♥

I'm currently watching Finland play against Russia in the IIHF world championship, and trying to recover from the hectic workday. I'm so overly happy that Thursday will be a day off, because these past two weeks have been pretty overwhelming because of the start of the internship. Most days I have been so tired I don't get much done, but I'm slowly getting to the work rhythm and next week I'll probably be completely back on my feet in that sense.

Today, figured we should talk a bit about nails again, as I had this post ready in my archive waiting to be posted for you all.

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So first up is this neon gradient with all sorts of elements to it. I used pretty unusual color combo for me, which is purple, pink and orange. And of course some white as an accent, as you can see.

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I tried to play with decoration placement here, and kind of think I did a nice job with it. But of course, you can think differently depending on what you like in nail art.

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Colors I used here were all by China Glaze. I used White On White, Snow Globe, Sun Of A Peach, X-ta Sea and Seas The Day. The studs and triangle rhinestones are from Born Pretty Store as usual.

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The second mani is even more colorful than the first one, and it is my first proper try on splatter nails. I haven't been trying this out before since I knew it's a bit messy one, but this spring I decided I had to try it after seeing many beautiful inspirations for it.

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I think this is the type of mani I would do again pretty soon, as it looks very nice when done correctly. Of course I think yet again that my technique requires some practicing, but for a first try, it's pretty cool.

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The colors I used were all neons by China Glaze (except for the white of course). I used White On White, I'm With The Lifeguard, Escaping Reality, Splish Splash, Surfin' For Boys and Sun-Kissed. When doing this technique, you basically only need a proper-sized straw, and you're good to go. Just make sure your surface is protected from the polish splatter, as it gets absolutely everywhere.

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So there you have it, two very colorful manis (that are really appropriate for the sunny summer days ahead), which are different from each other in many ways. I personally loved both a lot, but I would love to hear your opinions as usual.

So the question is: Which one do you like better? Let me know in the comments!

Now, I will continue watching the game, and will soon go to bed so that I will be energetic enough for tomorrow. I will once again have a lot to learn so I need all my mental strength to keep up. Or something like that. But I'll be back very soon, since I have scheduled posts ready for the coming days. (I knew I'd need them to keep up with everything!)

Have a fabulous day ♥

2 comments:

  1. The paint splatter is so awesome - makes me think of a Jackson Pollock painting!

    xx

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  2. Katson taas kateellisena sun ihania kynsitaiteluja täällä.. ♥

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