Here are my stormy nails for this weeks pick and mix challenge! I chose the three dark colours from this weeks two prompts.
Nouveau, Strap On Your Moon Boots And Voodoo You Do.
I started out with a couple of coats of Voodoo You Do, a dark metallic grey from Color Club. then using Nouveau from Seche, Strap On Your Moon Boots from China Glaze, and some more Voodoo You Do along with a large dotting tool to create the overlapping clouds!
This really is incredibly easy, just have to remember to let the dotty clouds dry before adding the next layer :)
I have some very Autumnal nail art to show you today :)
My stoopid back is starting to feel better so now I can actually sit down for long enough to not only paint my nails but to write posts too! :D
I wanted something bright, cheerful and non hallowe’en (I must be ill lol).
Sally Hansen, Rimmel London and Chanel
The polishes I used for this are
- Chanel – Dragon
- Sally Hansen – Lite
- Sally Hansen – Ruby Stilettos
- Sally Hansen – Ivory Skull
- Rimmel London – Sunny Days
- Rimmel London – Shirley Temple
- Rimmel London – Hot Chilli Pepper
I also used a Make Up Sponge cut into little bits, Konad Special Polish in Black, Stamping plate 14 from the Mother Nature Collection from Moyou and Seche Vite.
A bit of a rubbish photo (my poor camera really hates macro shots) but look at the sparkles! :D
Orange, Red and Yellow!
I really like this even though it’s mostly orange and yellow! :D
Grey and purple water spot
Sorry about the lack of posts this week, I have had really horrible back ache :/ it means I can’t sit for very long, or lie down or stand for that matter… So doing nail art and writing blog posts haven’t really been happening :(
Luckily it’s not feeling quite so horrible today so here are my Pick and Mix Challenge nails for this week! :)
Sinful Colors Amethyst and Seche Nouveau
I decided on a water spot mani because, I haven’t done one for a while and the other things I tried for this looked rubbish! :/
The purple is Amethyst from Sinful Colors, and the Grey I used for the spotting is Nouveau from Seche.
My one issue with this is how bubbly my topcoat is! Gah! It might be a reaction with the perfume or with the polish itself…
I really should stop using my expensive perfume for water spot manis… But my fingers really do smell lovely lol!
Here are some dripping blood inspired Halloween nails!
For this look I used
- Color Club – Nomadic In Nude
- Sinful Colors – Inkwell
- Chanel – Dragon
- Dotting Tool
- Thin Nail Art Brush
- Makeup Sponge
- Out The Door Topcoat
I started with a couple of coats of Nomadic In Nude, I applied Inkwell using a makeup sponge for the mucky looking gradient around the edge of my nails.
When it was dry I added two or three dots of Dragon to each nail using a large dotting tool and a stripe of the same red polish along the top, then with a thin nail art brush I joined the stripe to the dots!
The drips really are so easy! :D
Gruesome drippy nails
These really are gory Halloween nails! :D
Textured Zebra Nails
Here are my textured nails for this weeks pick and mix challenge! I decided on the textured prompt for this week, the others are matte and the 60s. I use matte finish a lot (that might be cheating a bit) and my mind went completely blank at 60s lol!
Moyou Pro 04
I managed to break the corners of my index and middle finger nails in a freak cooking accident :/ so I ended up reshaping them… I have to say rounded nails are not for me! I keep thinking they look like spoons or paddles, my poor nails :( I think I’m just going to keep them well filed for the next few weeks until they grow back to a shape I like!
Anyway! I used Sugar fix from Sally Hansen Sugar Coat collection as my base for this mani. This is the first time I have used this polish, probably because it’s textured and I’m not really a big fan…
This is two coats, I used Moyou Pro XL 04 for the image along with Konad Special Polish In Black. I have to say the Sugar Fix is an amazing base for stamping over! The zebra print is so sharp!
Sally Hansen Sugar Fix
Happy Glitter Skulls
These little skulls definitely look happy or at least very pleased with themselves! :)
I started out with a white base for this I used Ivory Skull from Sally Hansen, then I added a couple of coats of Make a Spectacle from China Glaze. This polish has to be one of my favorite iridescent glitters, it’s made up of medium small and micro glitter in a clear base. So pretty! :)
I stamped with Konad Special Polish in Black using the skull image from Messy Mansion MM22. and you can find that right here! Messy Mansion MM22
Messy Mansion MM22