Monday, April 18, 2011

Nail Art Tutorial: Hello Kitty Nails...Meow!

After 2 long weeks of sporting my M&M Nails, I'm finally saying goodbye to it because my nails have grown longer and it's finally chipping a bit from all the dishwashing and domesticated what-nots! :)  

After all the crazy game-inspired nails, I've finally decided to lay low and do something dainty, something I've always wanted to create...truly, girly nails!

Hello Kitty Inspired Nails!

I am testing a new base coat and top coat in this tutorial.  Zoya Anchor Basecoat from OrganicRituals Spa.

Step 1:
After base coat application, I applied 2 coats of Orly Nail Lacquer in Cotton Candy (from Digital Traincase)

Step 2:
If you want to make sure the "French Tip" you apply won't mess up, draw a thin border line using L.A. Colors Art Deco Polish in White just like photo below.

Fill in white polish not going beyond the line you created.  In this tutorial, I am using Nature Republic Polish in WH002.

Step 3:
Do the same as Step 2, this time with Red Polish.  For the outline, I used L.A. Colors Art Deco in Red.

Fill in with bright red polish, I used Revlon's All Fired Up polish, which is turning out to be my favorite red polish nowadays!
Step 4:
I won't be drawing anything on the Red portion thick French Tip but apply white dots on it!  I used a medium sized nail art dotting tool.

Step 5:
Using Prettynails' 2 Way Nail Art Pen in Black, I drew Hello Kitty's Eyes and whiskers.

Step 6:
Using L.A. Art Deco Polish in matte yellow I drew Hello Kitty's Nose.

Step 7:
With Red Prettynails' 2 Way Nail Art Pen, I drew a simple ribbon because that completes Hello Kitty! 

Step 8:
Making sure the designs you drew are COMPLETELY dry, I applied Zoya Armor Top Coat and UV Block.

I also did my toenails!  Hello Kitty from fingers to toes!  It's time I get girly!

Have a wonderful Monday everyone!

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. This is so cute and dainty! I love it :)

  2. awwww so so so cute!!!! though i am no big fan of hello kitty, but they are so cute on yr nails!

  3. WAA. ang cute!

    I wish I have longer nails.... :/

  4. ang galing mo talaga nikki... super.. the orly cotton candy is nice.. :D

  5. OMG Nikki, Hello Kitty fanatics will worship you!!! =D Galing mo as always. Muah! Happy Monday sis!

  6. I agree with Donnarence. The orly polish is so pretty! :D

  7. omg that's so friggin cute! i love how you did your toes as well ^_^ eheh HK should use your tutorial in an ad or something.

  8. luv it Ms. Nikki, I remember my high school days :) hello kitty is the in thing . . .

  9. I love Hello Kitty! And because of this, I love you Nikki! :P

  10. so cute Nikki! I love that pink your using there :D

  11. pretty!! I love hello kitty!! tweety bird naman next! (hehehe! nagrequest na..) :)

  12. Ang galing! I love Hello Kitty! :) I hope I could do this too on my nails. hehe. btw, I have a new post on my blog. It's about a "makeup gig" I recently had. I hope you could view my blog leave comments! I'm open to constructive criticism and I'm willing to learn! hehe. TIA!

  13. SO CUTE!!! You're so good with this!! :)

  14. ZOMG! This is beyond adorable, Nikki! <3

  15. ZOMG! This is beyond adorable, Nikki! <3

  16. Aww this is so cute! I love Hello Kitty!

  17. Sooooo cute!!!! =) Galing Niks! =)

  18. Arezu, thanks dear

    Xin, you know what? I'm not really a die hard HK fan but I kinda like it on my nails ! :)

    MissKaty, thanks! No worries, even with shorter nails, you can still do it!

  19. Donnarence, thanks to Sol for sending me the Cotton Candy color, cutest pink I own to date :)

    Dangski, hahahaha LOL baka they will kill me, somewhat distorted ang fez ni Kitty! :P

    Aya, yup! :) Me too, I agree with both of you

  20. InsideOut Elle, hahhaha you are too sweet, thanks for saying so!

    Giay, wow, Hello Kitty is IN forever na I guess!

    Pammy, awww you dont' love me for me? Because of Hello Kitty pa? *hurt hurt* LOL Just joking! I love you too !

  21. Nic Nic, thanks!

    Shenster, hahaha talagang sumali sa request? Hay naku, pumila ka! Tong si Sophie nananaginip! May Care Bears pang nalalaman!

    IyaV, wow sige, will check your blog post after this :)

  22. Rowena, thanks! Are you back na from your vacay?

    Michelle, thank you!

    L, thank you!

  23. Issa, thanks dear!

    Gio, hey, glad you liked this!

    Ronabeth, I actually thought of you when I did this! Are you feeling better?

  24. soooo cute!!! i'm a big HK fan! if only i knew how to do nail art deco on my own nails!

  25. Really cute!! The red with white polka dots reminds me of minnie mouse :)

  26. I was just about to ask, how you did yung nails shown dun sa stila post :D

  27. Niks, awww ur so sweet! =) Ang mga mahilig sa sanrio from way back hs!!! =) Sorry for the late reply. I just got back from Shanghai last night.

  28. So cute! I love the red as the french tip. Hello Kitty Nails Art is one of my favorites as I really love anything Hello Kitty! lol


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