For this manicure I challenged myself to use polishes all from one brand, Cult Nails. I usually tend towards creme polishes for, well, everything so I found it a little hard to find the colors I was originally thinking of in my Helmer drawer (I was thinking of more caramels and golds). I settled on 3 shimmers and 3 cremes from Cult Nails, one almost a neon, and I'm really pleased with they way they all mix and match; I love the icy greige feel of My Kind of Cool Aid with the saturation of Vicious, and the gorgeous shimmer in In A Trance pairs so refreshingly with the bright orange Ay Poppy! I freehanded most of the details using a medium-long length striper from a nail art brush bundle (maybe MASH brand? not sure, tho, sorry). If you are particularly interested in any of the techniques or designs in this skittle set, please let me know in the comments.
|L -> R: In A Trance, Mazo, Ay Poppy!, Vicious, My Kind of Cool Aid (also Nevermore on pinkie)|
I love all of the different designs I did, but by far my favorite is the 'earthquake' design on my middle nail. This is my second time doing this design idea (my first earthquake mani was during last month's round of The Digit-al Dozen). I used a Kiss nail art marker, which is like a round-tipped medium sized felt tip marker. I REALLY love the smoothness and contrast of the line with the marker!
Now check out the other skittles for today below!