Manicure Monday

I wanted to do some nail art this time for Christmas.

Seriously, I didn’t think it was that hard to draw on nails…but it is…nevertheless, it’s not that bad!  With a little practice, I’m sure I will get better with this (and stop shaking like crazy).

So for Christmas, I wanted to do a modern twist for the whole holiday style (like staying away from the bright red colour).

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I’ve picked up the Nicole by OPI nail polish called Candid Cameron wich in the bottle looks deep blue/mermaid green/gold but when you put it on, it’s more the mermaid green that shows and at certain angles it’s the blue (I like those two tones nail polishes).  I also have to mention that this nail polish is absolutely gorgeous and really opaque; I’ve only put one coat of it on my nails.  ONE!

So since the color of the year will be emerald-green, I thought it would be perfect!

Also, to add a little holiday look, I wanted to draw (for the first time) a little snowflake.  Okay, like I said, it was the first time I draw something on my nails, and I don’t have any “professional” tools to do that so…it’s not perfect, BUT it’s a start! 🙂

I used my white L’Oréal Steel colour in French Tip White (that I bought many years ago).  I poured a little of this nail polish onto a foil, then with a toothpick I started to draw the snowflake.  My hand was shaking the whole time so the lines are a little bold and blurry, but it’s not that bad for a first time (I think…).

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I was thinking of putting some silver glitter on top of the whole nail but, I figure that it would probably be difficult to see the form afterwards so…I didn’t put any.

So that’s it!

What is your favorite nail style for the holidays?


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