Creative musings in bright colors

A Study in Teal

One of my favorite things about nail polish is just how many possible finishes you can put on your polish. This manicure showcases three of them!

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The idea for this was taken from the lovely lady behind liloo nail art. Her manicures are always spot on, and simple enough that I feel like I can do them in under an hour! This bit of art required two polishes and two types of top coat. And tape.

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I painted my teal polish (Naughty Nautical by Essie) onto my nails and added shiny top coat. When that was dry, I taped off the parts that I wanted to keep shiny and added either matte top coat or teal textured polish (Crushed Candy by JulieG) to the rest of the nail. Let it dry, and voila!

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This mani is a bit understated, but I really rather like how simple it is. I need to play more with color matching textured and regular polish! I ❤ my textured collection 🙂

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Enjoy!

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Comments on: "A Study in Teal" (8)

  1. This is an awesome idea!

  2. What a lovely mani, I just had to bookmark it to copy it some day ❤

  3. oooo thank you ! It’s beautiful ♥

  4. Love this. So cute.

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