Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Nail Art Tutorial: "Valentine- Ready" nails

Good morning!!!  Nail art tutorial for the week is inspired by Valentines.  I know it's a month away til the day of hearts but who cares?  Love is love... I've created a very simple, non floral nail art :)  Inspired by 2 color combination I love, reds and pinks!




 
Step 1:
As usual, apply your favorite base coat and two coats of OPI Nail Polish in Suzi & the Lifeguard.  (see? I am mature enough to use this cutey)




Step 2:
Apply The Face Shop Red polish diagonally.

 

Step 3:
Using LA Colors Art Deco in black, create lines.



 

Step 4:
Using LA Colors Art Deco in white, create a line between the 2 black lines I've created.

 

Step 5:
Using Prettynails' Art Pen in black to create  dots.


 

Step 6:
Create white dots using white nail art pen.

 

Step 7:
To create a nice glitter, apply 1 coat of glitter polish from Elianto.

 

Step 8:
Top with OPI RaPi Dry Top Coat to protect the nail art.


 

Here's my final nails ready for the Heart's Day :)


I hope my simple nail art would make people who are in love with life to go on and enjoy it!  Life is really difficult and there's a lot of trying times, but there's always simple things in life that makes us happy :)  Seize it!

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!



23 comments:

  1. ahh its valentine"s already! havent got the time to paint my nails :(

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  2. it's so pretty/unique!
    i really like the dots and lines effect! :)

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  3. wow, it's been quite a while since ive seen notd's from you!

    That suzi and lifeguard polish looks so subdued and nice. perfect background!

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  4. so pweety!! :D I reckon some will be going for a mix of red and pink (cherry blossoms, anyone?) to combine valentine's and chinese new year into one look... :D

    (I'm so tempted to try that this year...heehee...)

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  5. Wow, this is so pretty and creative! Love it!

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  6. so pretty!! love your nails!

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  7. You are my nail guru! Such amazing design! Really lovely for Valentines day!

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  8. Really gets me in the mood for Valentine's Day!!

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  9. The nails are cute!
    And I can't believe Valentines Day is almost here, any plans? (;

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  10. You always come up with the CUTEST nail tut! I love how creative you get every time!!!

    keep it up!

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  11. Too cute! I absolutely love looking at your nail tutorials/designs. They inspire me!

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  12. I love your nail designs, this one is so pretty and perfect for v-day!

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  13. WOWOW!!! i love it! professionally done!! i can't do that clean. very pretty Nikki! :)

    <333

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  14. Thanks girls for liking my nail art design :) *group hugs*!

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  15. This is so nice, and looks easy enough to do. =)

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  16. This is so cute! I love it! I haven't even thought about my Valentine's Day NOTD yet though!!! I'm going to be in SF for an interview then...

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  17. Wow that is SO not a 'simple' look! Not to me anyway! But I LOVE IT! :)

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  18. Really lovely nails. Lovin' the colors, too.

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  19. That’s pretty good! How long does it take you to make that?

    Can you do this in 10 min.?

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  20. depends Nail Art Info, I need to wait for the base coat to try sometimes so it'll take approximately 20-30 minutes for both hands :)

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