Today is my birthday! Happy Birthday to me! :)
I've celebrated 5 birthdays in this blog! I can still remember the day I turned 30 and it felt like months ago!
To celebrate my special day, I'm sharing a kiddie birthday nail art as mid-30s or 40s or 50s, we can always be child-at-heart!
My 24th Birthday Nails!
*ahem* mistyped, I meant 34th! *laughs*
Though my doctor gave me a go signal on using nail polishes, I am still very careful with the nail polish brands I use. I make sure they are free from the Big 3 (toxic chemicals). I skipped nail polish base and went ahead and apply 2 coats of Estee Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Narcissist.
I wanted to create a girly, candy-like vibe so I applied this shade only on my pinky, middle and pointer fingernails.
For the ring fingernails and thumbnails, I picked Girl Stuff Lov Lav polish or a matte lilac shade polish and applied 2 coats. Let dry before we proceed with the nail art designs.
Starting at the simplest design, I picked my Nail Art Dotting tool and create random big and small dots as shown on photo below.
On the same fingernail, I also created random white dots making sure some of the dots overlap the hot pink dots. This is one of the simplest nail art design anyone can start with. (I'm urging you!)
Using Girl Stuff Nail Polish in Pretty Pink (same polish used to create dots on step 4), I did a simple French Tip on my middle fingernail.
With my L.A. Colors Art Deco Nail Art Lacquer in white, I drew a line just below the hot pink French Tip created above.
Create dots similar to the ones done on your pinky fingernail.
Do not forget the overlapping white dots!
Now on to the ring finger, with L.A. Art Deco Nail Lacquer in white, I've created 2 lines and filled the rest with matte white polish. This will be the candle.
Using any thin art brush, as for me, I used my old L.A. Art Deco Nail Lacquer Brush and dipped it on a red hot polish and create diagonal lines for the birthday candle design.
I picked a neon polish shade from Orly called GlowStick, I used a nail art dotting tool to create a "flame".
As for the pointer finger, I wanted to show a candy cane-like image, using a matte white polish, I created 2 thick, diagonal lines as shown below.
As soon as the white polish is completely dry, I drew a very thin line at the center of the white diagonal line. This reminded me so much of candy canes but not the "Christmas-y" ones due to the change of colors!
Now on to both thumbnails, I picked a brown polish from Paul & Joe (shade 003) and drew a rectangular image. This will be the body of your cupcake.
Create "fluffy" outline like that of cupcakes.
As soon as the white shade has been filled in. Make sure the white portion is completely dry before you proceed with dotting the cupcake with hot pink dots! Now the cupcake looks yummier! :D
For a better cupcake image, I drew 3 straight lines on the brown rectangular image created earlier.
Feel free to apply glitters on top of any of the fingernails you wish to sparkle!
I can't seem to imagine a more child-like birthday nails like this! Well, it's always fun to be young at heart and young on nails! :)
Enjoy my 34th Birthday Nail Art Design!
Have you finally tried doing nail art on yourself?
How about starting up by creating random dots?