Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Nail Art Tutorial: "Chain of Love" Nails

As promised!  I'll be doing a simple nail art tutorial as inspired by my OrganicRituals Spa Manicure and Pedicure experience.  Since the color I chose is quite lovely to begin with, I did something really simple because I want the Hot Pink shade to pop up!  It's basically combination of dots and tiny flowers, which when put close together looks like connecting chain!  That's why I call this nail art tutorial the ...
Chain of Love Nails 


Step 1:
Prior to polish application, apply a base coat.  I usually use The Face Shop Base Coat but the base coat used this time is from Zoya.  2 coats of Zoya Polish in Whitney was applied and let dry.

Step 2:
Create a line of tiny dots all over your nail as shown below.  On the second line, you can create a tiny flower with 5 dots.  The smaller the better!


Step 3:
Create a line of tiny dots all over your nail as shown below.  On the second line, you can create a tiny flower with 5 dots.  The smaller the better!


Step 4:
This is optional, but to create a nicer flower look, use the needle method while dots are still wet.

Step 5:
Making sure dots are dry, apply a coat of your favorite clear polish or top coat.



Step 6:
Apply rhinestone if you have some, use a toothpick and press it hard! Do not forget to top it with a clear coat to protect the rhinestones from falling.


Voila!  Simple yet feels like the nails are all connected with tiny chains!  Don't you just love the polish color?  I do!!!!


Before I end this post!  I want to thank EVERYONE who joined the AMW & Dollface Gives: The 88 Dollface Palette.  It has the most number of joiners so far and I want to give each one of you a hug!  I do wish I am super rich to give each one of you a palette, I can't!  Dollface will shoot me!  *laughs*  Don't worry, AMW promises to have more contests for readers!  There will be more!  I promise you.

As I said, there were so many contestants that I need to use the help of a "Fruit Machine" to help me pick up the winner!  So here you go..the winner for The 88 Dollface Palette is...


IANEE LEE!!!
 
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Thanks again everyone and have a lovely day!

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


16 comments:

  1. pretty awesome nikki.. it reminds me a pattern from konad image plate.. XD

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  2. I'm always in love with your adorable flowers :)

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  3. How cute! The little flowers and the "chains" are adorable. :)

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  4. nice! i'm going to try this! :)

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  5. cute flowers! reminds me of daisy chains :)

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  6. Hey Nikki
    Na insipre na naman ako haha
    xoxo
    MrsM

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  7. so so sweet and pretty! absolutely love it!

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  8. super cute nails! i wanna try that look some time!! :) -Dawn

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  9. Congrats to the winner!

    wow, so cute and its so easy to do =)

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  10. Really cute! And of course, it's pink! :P

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  11. Awww..Cute mani design..I love it..
    Congratulation to the winner..=)..

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  12. These are soooo cute!!!! Love the colours too :)

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  13. How pretty and girly! Love the flowers.

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  14. idol talaga kita Nikki. Love love this nail art. so love ang pink nails!

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  15. very very cute. the pink polish is girly and pretty

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