Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Nail Challenge Collaborative: Recreate Your First Four Designs - Week 4

Ello!

I'm back with my last post for the Nail Challenge Collaborative! I'm actually kind of sad to wrap up this theme because I really liked it! It's been fun to go back and recreate my first designs, seeing the improvement is a nice confidence boost. 

Anyhoo, onto the nails!

This is probably my favorite recreation of the month!






Here's what I used:

I think my favorite thing about the recreation is that I finally found a better nude polish for my skin tone! This was my first time using Taylor but I think it's going to become one of my go-tos.


These nails started with 2 coats of their respective polish. While the purple polish was still wet, I placed a rhinestone. The roses were freehanded on with a small detail brush.


Here's a comparison photo:

I think this recreation shows the most improvement out of all the NCC posts I did this month. The roses look so much better along with the photos! This is definitely a happy post for me (:

Thanks for reading guys! Stay tuned for next month's theme, it's going to be a fun one!

-Marisa! (:








6 comments:

  1. These are some pretty roses!

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  2. Love this! I think that using different shades of purple and green really add realistic dimension to the design!

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  3. Brethil EbontreeJuly 25, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    This is gorgeous! Pretty roses and indeed that nude suits you well!

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  4. Your roses have definitely come a long way! I agree, this is beautiful. The original was lovely too, but you can definitely see overall technique is more polished now. err... no pun intended.

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  5. Haha thank you so much for the nice words and the pun! (:

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