15 February 2017

GuestPost - Wacie


Fun With Pink and Coral 


Hello, Secretary's Nail Art readers!
I am Stacie from wacie.com, and I am your guest blogger today.
I have mani for you that combines many nail art techniques to create one cohesive mani.

 For this look, I used Essie's Pink Glove Service and Tart Deco, Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer's Too Close to the Flame, OPI's Live, Love, Carnaval, and a nameless pink glow-in-the-dark polish I got at Rite-Aid. Each nail is topped with Dream Polish's Gem Glam top coat in the Melon Baller scent, and Essie's Matte About You matte top coat.

(The white spots are from the matte top coat)





As I mentioned, I employed many different styles for this mani.
All nails have a gradient done with Pink Glove Service and Tart Deco, but only one, my thumb, has the gradient alone and unfettered. The index finger has a coat of Too Close to the Flame under the gradient, while the pinky has it over the top. The middle two nails have the water marble done with Live, Love, Carnaval and Pink Glove Service. It's harder to see on some nails, but it is there.




Pink Glove Service is the workhorse of this mani, and I chose it because it's so sheer and so neutral that you can barely tell it's there. I definitely recommend a polish like this for everyone.

I used it here for all my negative-space needs, it watermarbles, and it's soft enough to work on every skintone.




Each nail also has a dose of the no-name glow-in-the-dark. I applied it at a different time on each nail, dependent on what nail art was done.
Unfortunately, it wasn't enough to get a really strong glow. I'll definitely use more if I attempt this again.

This photo was taken in complete darkness.



Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquers are sold in their online shop.
You probably already know where to find OPI and Essie.



Thank you so much for guestposting for me Stacie! Be sure to check out her work over at her blog wacie.com. Preparing for life as a new mom is keeping me busy, and I am looking forward to be getting back to blogging and getting the hang of having a baby around.
Dina Ramse Training and Developement

Secretary, Hiking-entusiast, Gamer and Nail Art Addict.

16 comments:

  1. Stacie - What a great mani! I love the design. Bummer that the glow was so subtle.
    Dina - I hope all is going well! <3

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    1. All going well over here Kristi <3.

      ..sad about that glow, though..

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  2. Fun design and I love the colour combination!

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  3. That water marble looks really cool!

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  4. What a cute manicure :) I'm loving spring colors like these right now! And that bottle, it glows crazy bright, so cool!

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  5. Dina

    I hope you're doing well and enjoying your time preparing for the little one ♥ It's such exciting time in life :)

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    1. Thank you Ria! <3 Terrifying and exciting at the same time.

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  6. I love that glitter...I helped create it ;) I'm so in the mood for coral!

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    1. Coral and prayers for warmer weather goes hand in hand for me

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  7. Beautiful mani and the matte top coat was the perfect finishing touch!

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  8. I love the mix! It's a great way to incorporate nail art into a staple color.

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