Monday, November 30, 2015

Chameleon: Flower (Story 1 of 2)

What makes it special: The lovely rhinestones and flowers with this nail polish

How long it lasts: The rhinestones stayed one day. It can be extended depending on the nail polish you use and the top coat. I didn't put any top coat and the result was a day.

See what you can do on the second day after the rhinestones fall from your nails
Chameleon: Flower (Story 2 of 2)

To cook this look you need:

  • Three kitties
  • Base Coat
  • Top coat
  • Chameleon nail polish
  • White nail polish (optional) 
  • Flower shaped rhinestones 
  • Tweezers (optional) 
Apply the base coat
Apply the white nail polish
Apply the chameleon nail polish
While the nail polish is slightly wet take the rhinestones with the tweezers and  place them on you nails.
Apply the top coat (optional)

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Watermarble Explosion (Story 2 of 2)

What makes it special: The little butterflies that saved the day

How long it lasts: I was quite confused with the watermarble result and I was searching for solutions to hide it. Cracking nail polish would solve the problem but I also had some nail stickers with butterflies so I used them. I dislike butterflies in general but in this case they stuck quite okay to the watermarble mess.

To cook this look you need:
  • Three kitties
  • Everything from Watermarble Mess 
  • Nail stickers
  • Tweezers (optional)
  • Top coat (glitter can work also)
  1. Follow the steps from Watermarble Mess 
  2. Place stickers (butterflies) with the help of the tweezers
  3. Apply top coat

Friday, November 27, 2015

Watermarble Explosion (Story 1 of 2)

What makes it special: The light blue opposed  to the dark red color.

How long it lasts: The whole watermarble thing did not work as planned. I stayed with this design for two days white thinking where we can go from here.

To cook this look you need:
  • Three kitties
  • Base coat 
  • Top coat
  • A cup full of water
  • Light blue nail polish
  • Dark red nail polish
  • Cream / tape or liquid to protect your skin from getting dirty with the water marble
  • Toothpick or other object to mix the colors
  1. Apply base coat
  2. Fill the cup with water and start dropping one drop of blue followed by drop of red nail polish
  3. Mix them with the toothpick
  4. Dip your fingers in the cup and slowly pull them out
  5. Apply top coat  

    Wednesday, November 25, 2015

    Non Neon (Story 2 of 2)

    What makes it special: The candy glitter on your fingertips

    How long it lasts: If you are patient enough and do not get bored easily this design can be kept for a week. The Chinese glitter nail polish is very long lasting and topped with good finish it can survive long enough. In my case I was already bored with the Non Neon design so I used the glitter to cheer me up. Two days after I put it, I went shopping for nail polishes and I tried a few on my nails. With this came the end of my Non Neon design. All in all - six days. 

    To cook this look you need:
    1. Follow the steps from Non Neon (Story 1 of 2)
    2. Tap glitter on the top of your nail
    3. Add top coat

    Sunday, November 22, 2015

    Non Neon (Story 1 of 2)

    What makes it special: The pink neon hidden under gradient that was supposed to glow in the dark under the neon light. It didn't but I guess this happened because I went to a club with the wrong lightning. At daylight the design looks pleasant.

    How long it lasts: Four days. If you break this into steps steadily adding layers of gradient, glitter of just top coat, you can extend it to a week or more.  

    To cook this look you need: 
    • Three kitties 
    • Base coat
    • Top coat
    • Neon pink nail polish
    • Purple nail polish
    • Gray nail polish
    • Small sponge
    • Thin tape for nails
    • Tweezers and scissors


    1. Apply the base coat and wait to dry
    2. Apply the neon  pink nail polish - in my case I had to do two layers. Wait to dry.
    3. Cut about 40 small pieces of tape
    4. When the pink nail polish is completely dry place about 4 pieces on each finger and press them gently
    5. On the sponge put a line of purple nail polish and another one next to it a line of gray nail polish
    6. Start tapping on the nail to create the gradient
    7. Remove the tape from the nails with the help of the tweezers
    8. Apply top coat
    9. Repeat with the other fingers

    Friday, November 20, 2015

    Feathers Onboard

    What makes it special: The fact that at the second attempt of feathers on nails it worked and at least on some of the fingers the feathers look good.

    How long it lasts: Three days

    To cook this look you need: 
    • Three kitties
    • Base coat
    • Top coat
    • White nail polish that allow the feathers to pop out
    • Scissors and tweezers
    • Feathers - different colors

    1. Apply the base coat. Wait to dry.
    2. Cut small pieces of the feather with the tweezers
    3. Apply white nail polish
    4. Before it gets dry place with the tweezers the cut feathers. Be careful and place it one by one
    5. Apply top coat

    Thursday, November 19, 2015

    Cracking Madness

    What makes it special: The cracking color palette topped with rhinestones.

    How long it lasts: Two days, one night.

    To cook this look you need: 
    • Three kitties
    • Base (in this case I used the wonderful Dark Blue White Pearl)
    • Different cracking nail polishes  - black, white and glitter
    • Top coat
    • Rhinestones 
    1. Keep your old nail polish and follow its shapes 
    2. Apply contrasting nail polish on the nails where this is possible - black or red glitter on the light colors and white or glitter on the dark shades
    3. Place one rhinestone on the center of each nail on your point, middle and ring fingers
    4. Apply top coat to keep them tight

    Monday, November 16, 2015

    Dark Blue White Pearl

    What makes it special: The delicate combination of dark blue glitter and white pearl

    How long it lasts: You can have it for about a week with proper maintenance.

    To cook this look you need:

    • Three kitties
    • Base coat
    • Top coat
    • Dark blue glitter nail polish
    • White pearl nail polish
    • French tips 
    • Tweezers
    1. Apply the base coat
    2. Apply the dark blue nail polish and as accent you can apply white pearl nail polish on the ring finger. Wait to dry really well. 
    3. Place the french tips on the nails forming the shapes you want to create
    4. Fill the shapes with nail polish - white pearl on the blue ones and blue on the white ones
    5. Remove the french tips with the tweezers before the nail polish becomes dry
    6. Apply top coat