NOTD 55 – Sparkly leopard

It’s Wednesday everyone, we made it this far, now go out and hump everyone!!!! …. No? That’s not what hump day is? Sorry.. lol Anyway, today’s mani is brought to you by “CND – Stickey base coat” , OPI DS – Classic” , “Urban Decay – Barlust” , “Sinful Colors – Blackest Black” , and “SV top coat”. I have been using my “Nail Aid – Peeling Nail Base coat” and I am doing well with the peeling, but then it seems like the manis barely last 2-3 days which is about the time I usually swap out anyway, but they keep chipping. It’s like it’s not keeping the mani on, so I am going to switch up from the CND to the Nail Aid treatment every other mani we shall see…

Step 1: Paint your base coat 2-3 coats (or however many needed) “OPI DS – Classic”

Step 2: Once completely dry, take your leopard spot color “UD – Barlust” and either with the brush in the bottle or a nail art brush, make spots of all sizes, long oval ones, odd-shaped circular ones, big ones small ones, whatever you think.

Step 3: With a toothpick, smash down the tip so you now have a flat toothpick, dip it in your paint “Sinful Colors Black” and make “u’s” and “c’s” around the spots in all different directions, and some random lines in between.

*The good thing about leopard is it’s no set design, the spots are uneven, the outline of the spots are never exact. The best thing to do is to pull up a picture on google images of a leopard print, and use it for a guide when you are doing your spots.

There you have it, now here is my sparkly leopard print:

(outside 7A)

(Inside Car 730A)

(Inside Car 730A)

(Inside with flash 8A)

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Makeup.com Blog Feature

Friday Night, Kristen Oldham Giordani an L.A. based beauty editor and writer for Makeup.com, contacted me and wanted to feature my Blog and this look for her weekly column there!

I am so happy and honored that she liked my look enough to want to share it with more people from their website and her column. I have created a link to the article here.

Thank you so much Kristen!

Here is another peek at that days Challenge for those of you that missed it 🙂

Inspiration from a Song: This challenge was so fun, to try to think of different songs for inspiration, I love music, all different genres from all different eras. 🙂 My inspiration was “Neon Trees – Animal”  and the look is Neon Animal print.

 The polishes I chose for this were: “China Glaze – Pink Voltage (neon)” and “Zoya – Charisma” for me left hand with “Sinful Colors – Blackest Black”. My Right hand was “OPI – Fly (Nicki Minaj collection)” with “Essie – Vermillionaire” and “Blackest Black” I used “nail-aid – Peeling Nail” as a base and then white as a wonderful tip from  Nicole 🙂 I also am now a “Seche Vite addict” I bought a sample of this at Image Beauty last week and it is amazing! It dries so fast! Way faster than the drying drops!!

 

Can I just say, before I show you the polishes, and the final look how hard it was to try to capture the neon and brightness of these colors!! 😦 They are much brighter in person.

And here are a few different views of the finished look 🙂

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Day 22 Inspired by a song – 31Challenge

Inspiration from a Song:  This challenge was so fun, to try to think of different songs for inspiration, I love music, all different genres from all different eras. 🙂 My inspiration was “Neon Trees – Animal”  (click the picture below for the music video on YouTube. ) and the look is Neon Animal print.

Image provided by Google Images Search

The polishes I chose for this were: “China Glaze – Pink Voltage (neon)” and “Zoya – Charisma” for me left hand with “Sinful Colors – Blackest Black”. My Right hand was “OPI – Fly (Nicki Minaj collection)” with “Essie – Vermillionaire” and “Blackest Black” I used “nail-aid – Peeling Nail” as a base and then white as a wonderful tip from Nicole 🙂 I also must say I am now a “Seche Vite addict” I bought a sample of this at Image Beauty last week and it is amazing! It dries so fast! Way faster than the drying drops!!

Can I just say, before I show you the polishes, and the final look how hard it was to try to capture the neon and brightness of these colors!! 😦 They are brighter in person.

And here are a few different views of the finished look 🙂

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