Thursday, May 20, 2010

Nail Art Tutorial: Perky Orange Pop Nails

The weather is terribly hot nowadays and seriously, there's no point in putting on makeup so I use up my energy to create fierce looking nails instead!  I've done a series on simple nail art and let me get back to my first love!  Dainty floral nails!

Thanks to Caronia for re-introducing me to new Caronia shades.  I am really impressed with the shades available.  They are coming up with really perky shades perfect for youngsters, including me teehee --- hey!  No Violent Reactions please!


Step 1:
Apply your preferred base coat to protect your nails prior to nail polish application.  Apply 2 coats of your favorite orange polish.  I am using Caronia's Orange Pop polish.  Very pigmented and has a nice frost finish. 


Step 2:
To create a nice shimmer, apply 1 coat of Caronia Frosted polish in Sunset.  If you do not own a similar shade, you can apply a clear coat.

Step 3:
White the clear polish or the Frosted Sunset polish is still wet, quickly drop 5 dots just like what I did on photo below.  Do not be scared if the dot starts to expand, that's what we're trying to do.

Step 4:
White the dots are still wet, use a needle to create a nice petal.  Try to be quick on steps 3-4. 


Step 5:
It is your option to add extra dots if you like.

Step 6:
To create an illusion of a flower with petal, I am using Prettynails' 2 way nail art pen in yellow, using the thin brush to gently brush the middle portion of the flower.  The more imperfect it is, the better!

Step 7:
Apply your favorite Top Coat to protect your nail art.  My nail art lasts at least a week because of this!


Floral Nails on Orange Pop plish
Perfect for the girly side of you!


I want to thank everyone for appreciating my simple nail art! :)
Love it that most of you are embracing nail art the way I do!
Let's all snap our fingers and say...

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


12 comments:

  1. I say this over and over again, but you are so skilled with nail art, Nikki! The flowers look awesome!

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  2. Gorgeous nail tutorial..very simple and suitable for summer..Orange nail polish always look gorgeous when apply to our hand..^_^..

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  3. i really love the flowers on your nails sis! they look so bright and gorgeous!

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  4. This is great. Your nail art tutorials inspire me. I can't wait until I can afford nail art pens!

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  5. What cute nails for summer! I loooove the way you did the flowers this time!

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  6. That orange looks really nice! Lovely flowers!

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  7. You never ran out of new ideas for your nails! Amazing! =)

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  8. This is so pretty! That orange polish is gorgeous and I love the flowers.

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  9. Hi Ms. Nikki, I'm an avid reader of your blog ever since i became a follower. Your are indeed so talented when it comes to nail art.. I hope i can soon learn how to do even just a simple nail art.. keep inspiring us Ms. Nikki! =)

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  10. It's so cute! :P Orange pop indeed.

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