Monday, May 31, 2010

Nail Art Tutorial: My Vaseline Road Trip Summer Nails


Happy Monday everyone!  It's back to work after a week of Road Trip and fun times with new friends!  I did my nails prior to leaving for the trip, I wanted a fun looking summery nails!  I know summer's almost over, but my nails can still enjoy the colorful shades of summer anytime of the year!

As inspired by the Road Trip, random colors were used to uplift anybody's mood!

Step 1:
Apply 2 coats of ELF Nude polish.  Let dry.  Sorry for the dirty pointer fingernail, the indelible ink is still there! LOL


Step 2:
Using your choice of colored polishes...


Apply them French tipped style



Step 3:
Apply a coat of clear polish.  While wet,  use Prettynails' 2 way nail art pen in white to create 5 dots as flower petals. 


Dots created on wet polish will make it blend in to the clear polish thus making the dots bigger and easier to control.


Step 4:
While the dots are still wet, use a needle to sharpen the edge of the dot to create better looking petals.

You can add additional dots on other areas.
Your choice!


Step 5:
Use L.A Colors Art Deco in silver to create flower bud



Step 6:
Apply your choice of Top Coat to protect your nail art.


Voila!  Cheerful looking nails ready for summer and the rest of the season!


Dearest Flair Candy liked it that's why she took a shot of this! :) Thanks Hannah girl!


This nail art survived a week of adventure.  By the way, the winners for the Php1,000 worth of Vaseline gift packs will be announced tonight!  Thanks again for reading my adventures and joining the contest!

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


23 comments:

  1. These are so pretty...I can barely apply nail polish neatly...lol!!

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  2. Must I say, that this nail art is so you, and so summer. Thanks for sharing, I love it!

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  3. Your nails looks so summery and so cute!

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  4. nice! very fresh and summer-ish :D

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  5. That's sooooo cute! I love it!!

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  6. i want to try this.. :) thanks for the tutorial..

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  7. I really like your blog, I often visit your blog
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  8. candy colors so yummy!! :) :)

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  9. Aww lovely colors and you look blooming in the picture! :D

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  10. love the pastel sweet colors!! nice!

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  11. wow, they are really pretty and cheerful!

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  12. wow looks fun and fresh! I really love all your nail tuts! Btw, have a question haha how do you get rid of yellowing nails from polish aside from dont wear polish for a month? :/

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  13. I love your nails. They're simple yet so colorful and fun!

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  14. Resham, it takes a lot of practice I would say :)

    Kitten, definitely me! After seeing this creation, it made me happy!

    Anastacia, thanks dear!

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  15. Abegail Masocol, glad you like it!

    Catherine, thanks!

    Dramaramas, let me know if you finally gave it a try and show it to us :)

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  16. fasha comeback again, thanks for the visit! I'll check yours soon!

    Shen, at may yellow ulit! hehhehe I thought of you when I painted the yellow!

    Fifi, thank you dear

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  17. Xin, glad you like it sister!

    BeautyOnTheWay, indeed, I feel very optimistic with cheerful looking nails!

    Maui, I do buff my nails once every 2 weeks to remove the "yellowing" and I also made sure to use a nice base coat prior to polish application!

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  18. I love the design! Perfect for summer and spring =)

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  19. love it! just as I love NIPS candies!

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  20. I love love love the nails! What a great and yet simple idea! :D

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  21. CoLine, thanks dear

    Elsa, so true, nips or M&Ms no?

    Connie, thanks!

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  22. I love your tutorials!
    I think they will inspire me.

    Thanks again for sharing.

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  23. hi sis.. san mo binibili yung BNC nail polish mo and how much?

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