Sunday, 17 August 2014

Blue and Green Nails

Well, we can forget the old saying "Blue and green should never be seen..." Because these colours CAN work together, and quite well.

My fave beauty website, Beauty Heaven currently has a comp running on Facebook and Instagram, where there is a colour theme chosen, and the entrants simply post a pic of their creations.

I entered last night in the Blue and Green NOTW (nail of the week). I also wanted to share this look with you, too :)



 I wanted a cream base for this nail look, so opted for Ulta3 Mojito. I applied 2 coats for starters.


 I then worked individually with each nail, quickly. I added another coat of Mojito, then whilst wet, I dotted Models Inc "Ocean" and Nicole By OPI "Kendall On The Katwalk" just with the nail polish brush. Next I used the small end of a dotting tool to swirl through the polish, taking care to not apply too much pressure, as I didn't want to scratch the base colour. 

For a little opulence, I applied a coat of Australis Crystal Colour . I just love this beautiful top coat that contains opal look flakes.

To  achieve a smooth finished, the nail look required 2 coats of my quick drying top coat of Seche Vite.
      
                                       



Well, that was my first attempt at a picture tutorial, should I continue with these on future posts? (and hopefully improve over time, lol)


8 comments:

  1. One word Indie - STUNNING! Adore blue and green together - they are so incredibly complimentary, and these two shades in particular are perfect. You should DEFINITELY do more pic tutes hon - I reckon even I might be able to manage something like this, although I'm so out of practice with manis I can't imagine mine turning out as beautifully as yours. You've thought of everything for this artwork hon, it's a winner hands down lol ♥

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    1. Gosh, Kat, thank you so much for your encouragement. I need to show more tutorial pics, just got to work out how to do it. It's a bit hard for an unco person as myself, lol. Gosh if you were to create manis anywhere near as wonderful as your eye looks, they'd be amazing! xx

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  2. Love this combo!! I never even thought of doing blue and green nails but your look has changed my mind- beautiful!

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    1. Thank you, Monique. I can't say it was my idea, it was the BH comp theme. I'll sure to use this combo again, tho xx

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  3. Love this look, you've done a great job with it AND the tutorial! :)

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  4. Gorgeous nails Indie. They look like the Ocean! I love them xx

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    1. They reminded me of the ocean, too! xx

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