Monday, 15 July 2019

#52weeknailchallenge: orange & black

I'm a little late with posting this, but here you go. I went looking for inspiration on Pintrest for this prompt and the most popular was Tigger nails. So I knew I wanted to use my tigress vinyls from I also wanted my base to look a little different. So let me show you what I did.

I started with two coats of OPI DS pewter on my ring finger and pinky. On my thumb is two coats of Ulta3 black satin. On my index and middle finger I have a coat of Hean City Fashion 178. I didn't worry about opacity as I was going to do a gradient over it.
I used CF 178 and OPI atomic orange for the gradient. I was trying to do it so that after the vinyls have been applied, you'll see the different oranges in different spots. I placed my vinyls on my miracle mat and used Ulta3 black satin to colour it in. I didn't want to place the vinyl directly on my nail in case of bleeding.
I'm also a super cheapskate as I reused the same vinyl for all my nails.... So that's 4 uses from one vinyl. Quite cost effective.
I really liked how this turned out, the orange wasn't quite where I wanted it to be, but you can still see the darker patches.
What do you think? In hindsight I should have used this for the stripes prompt... Especially since that one didn't quite work the way it was supposed to. But that you will see next week.

Until then, thanks for reading!


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