June 23, 2017

Hello lovelies!
I’m back with a second post. This time for The Nail Challenge Collaborative!
Let’s get right to the nails!
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Brown nail polish is so weird. I’m still on the fence on whether or not I like it. It’s such an odd color and yet I think I ended up wearing these nails for three days.

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Here’s what I used:
Believe it or not, there actually are dots under those white patterns. My base polish is a little too dark so you can’t see the black, but I was trying to recreate this pattern by Abbey Withington. I don’t keep track of all of my nail polish but I’d guess that more than half of my collection is made up of indies, and I feel like they get neglected because sometimes they’re hard to work into nail art. That’s why I decided to break out the Cult Nails for these nails, even if it messed with the design.
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Anyways, these nails started with two coats of Swanbourne, which I’ve never actually shared on the blog before…..see what I mean about neglected….I know I’ve had this polish for close to a year. Lame. I then went in with my black and white acrylic paint to add on the larger dots. When those had dried, I went back in and added the details on the dots. Everything was sealed in with a layer of HK Girl.

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Regardless of poor color choices. I loved these nails! This design was fairly easy to paint on my right hand which is always a plus. Honestly, I figured that I would be super bored with this month’s dot theme, but I’m actually really liking the designs that I’ve been able to do! (:
Thanks for reading guys!
-Marisa! (: