Nautical Nails

A challenge from #nailartmay on Instagram.

Colours used – Ulta3 Lily White, Deep Sea Blue & Sizzling Red.

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I started out with two coats of white for a base on all nails.

I then free handed an anchor in red with a small nail art brush. Was a bit tricky as i tend to be shaky when free handing!

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I then used Teismom nail vinyls for the stripes.I love those things!

I had to lay the blue on pretty thick so it was opaque enough to match my pointer (which had 3 coats).

I put two coats of red on my pinky and left my thumb white.

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All topped with G&G HK Girl Topcoat!

All in all a fairly simple yet good looking mani.

Goldfish Nails

This mani wasnt really planned, I pretty much just made it up as I went along.

I started with a white base (Ulta3 Lily White)

I then randomly sponged splotches of Ulta3 Sizzling Red, Tahiti & Frangipani.

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Once the top coat (G&G HK Girl) was dry I stamped using Moyou Pro Plate 02 and Ulta 3 Black Satin.

Once I realized the stamp resembled scales I got the idea to turn them into goldfish nails.

I used small gold hexagon glitter and placed it filling in two of the scales on each finger.

I also placed glitter on the joins in the scale pattern.

Here is the end result!

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Hope you like them! I’m very pleased with how they turned out!