Saturday, January 4, 2014

So fresh, so clean!

I've decided that the new year is the time to take on some new challenges and make some changes. You know, new year, new me ;)

Among some of the changes and challenges I'm going to be doing I think it's about time for another nail polish challenge. I love doing challenges because it really gets my creative juices flowing, I find it especially helpful when I'm feeling decidedly uninspired. This challenge is pretty laid back which I'm excited about and it was created by @californails on instagram. The first day of the challenge was actually yesterday but hey, better late then never! 

Anyways the first challenge is fresh. Whenever I think of fresh I think of mint so I knew I wanted to incorporate it in my mani somehow. Other then that though I struggled coming up with an idea for this one and then it hit me, what's fresher then a old school white french manicure?! 

I started this design by painting the tips of my nails with OPI Alpine Snow. Then I cleaned up the smile line with a cleanup brush and some acetone. After everything was dry I layered two coats of OPI Bubble Bath and then I added three dots of Orly Gumdrop up the side of each nail. To finish the design up I added some Poshe for top coat to give it that super shiny look! 






Here's a picture of the challenge so you guys have an idea of what's coming up next! ;) 


So what do you think? Is it fresh enough?! What would you have done for this challenge, I really struggled with an idea so I'd love to hear your thoughts! And who knows... maybe I'll decide to recreate some! ;) 

Thanks darlings :) 

10 comments:

  1. Never ever ever thought to do the white tips and clean them up first! Brilliant! And this is so adorable!

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    1. Thank you so much Ariel!! :) I like cleaning up the line because it makes it so crisp! :)

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  2. This is gorgeous and perfect, love it!

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  3. That really is fresh and clean - very petty!

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  4. I really like this look. Fresh and nice!

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  5. I love love love this mani. So simple, but elegant!

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    1. Thank you so much Katie!! :) I just love how nice a French manicure looks :)

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