Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Nail Art Tutorial: Romantic Bridal Nails

The month of wedding has long been gone but I've got friends getting married left and right! That's when I realized I haven't done any inspiration nails for the Brides.! I remembered having my own nails in white with colored flowers and I love how it came out on photos! Gone are the usual French Tipped nails!

Well this tutorial, I mixed the usual French Tip nails with added romance. So whatever angle the camera gets to shoot, you're sure your nails won't feel embarrassed :D

Here's my Romantic Bridal Nails, I may add more in the future.




Step 1:
Apply base coat prior to any nail polish application. I am using Sally Hansen's Base and Top Coat. Apply 2 coats of light purple polish. Let dry. I am using 2True polish in shade no. 12



Step 2:

Using a thin brush, apply L.A. Colors Art Deco white polish on the tips. If you have a hard time making the tip looks perfect, you can use French Tip stickers from Sally Hansen.



Step 3:

Apply a top coat or any clear coat of your choice.



Step 4:

While the clear polish is still wet, drop 5 dots to create petals.



Step 5:

Use the needle method to fix the petals and create a petal illusion.

NOTE: If you want to create perfect flowers, you can skip Steps 4 and 5 and put on flower stickers :)



Step 6:

Put a dot of silver polish in the middle as a flower bud.



Step 7:

Top everything with a top coat to protect your nail art. I am using Sally Hansen's Base & Top Coat.



Now's my bridal ready nail art :)
Romantic and sweet




Reader question:

Where do you purchase the rhinestones and acetone pump?

I actually sell them on my online shop Prettynails. Smile and click here to visit the site!

Hope you like my nail art for the week :)
Keep smilin'
Stay happy!

20 comments:

  1. Love your nail tutorials! they are so amazing :)

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  2. So pretty!! Methinks that this is perfect for a beachy holiday too! hehehe!! :D

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  3. so romantic!!! i think this is perfect on a purple gown for the evening. i have an idea for a white gown: pearl white polish with small crystals/pearl stones which resemble water drops, i think it will look good! and oh, some people also add lace to nails!!!

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  4. How pretty! Nikki, your flowers are always so perfect!

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  5. ooo the purple is so pretty
    me likey
    i wish i can draw nail arts too

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  6. Awwww! you always amaze me with your nail fantasy!
    I like this tutorial too! Very excitng french, flower nails! Looks so adorable!

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  7. its a nice kinda purple! i love ur nail arts too =)

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  8. ooooh! they're so pretty! i love your nails!

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  9. i am gonna try that hibiscus flower one day on my nails!

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  10. another cute nail art from you nikki... cant wait to try this one on my nails!

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  11. Thanks Nikki for another nice instructional blog post :)

    more power to you and your blog :)

    Nina
    http://dove.ph

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  12. Love the nails! That purple is so pretty!

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  13. That purple is gorgeous!!

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  14. Love this! I can't do nails to save my life, lol.

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  15. pretty nails! i dont know where to purchase any of those sorry =[ but i didn't think i could pull of angel l/s or other nude pink l/s but the right gloss will make them look perfect!

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  16. What lovely purple. I have a feeling Beetrice would love this look too (she's crazy about purple) :P

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  17. thanks everyone i'm glad you all enjoyed my nail art for the week! :) More to come for all of us!

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  18. You have soo much nail talent... I jelly!! >_<
    XOxO

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