I saw this gorgeous mani
on instagram yesterday and decided to recreate it. Since i'm not good at freehand, I went with a stamped design. It's not identical to @twi_star's
, but it's close!
I started by painted each nail with one coat of Beyond the Nail - Bright White.
While it was drying, I painted a thick coat of NailExperiments - Easy Peel Latex Barrier
around each nail. When both the nail polish and latex barrier were dry, I got a makeup sponge and sponged on a gradient using Beyond the Nail - Neon Yellow, Neon Green, & Neon Blue.
I peeled away the latex barrier immediately after so it was easier to clean up. I feel like if I leave polish to dry on that, it doesn't peel away easily and some pieces get stuck to my cuticle.
I then painted another
coat of Easy Peel Latex Barrier
around each nail because I began stamping! I got Bundle Monster - Stamping Plate BM-605
and stamped on a tribal looking triangle & striped design over each nail using Beyond the Nail - Deep Black.
I peeled away the latex barrier and cleaned up any spots that the latex barrier didn't protect.
I topped off each nail with one coat of PRO-FX - Quick Dry Topcoat and I was good to go! I love this design so much, I did this one every nail and wore it to work. I thought it looked kind of ghetto or too much.. but everyone seemed to like it!
Labels: inspiration, neon, stamping