This mani is something between awesome and a disaster. I had an idea and it didn’t pan out so I kept tweaking it. And somehow we ended up with pastels and neons in bright colors. And holo glitter. For fun.
So, there is a LOT going on here. We have a rough pastel gradient, some cut-out polish pieces, and a glitter topper. The gradient, although made of pastels, is even more subtle than I was hoping for, but I refused to move on from my pastel obsession into something easily observable. The cut-out geometric polish patterns are months old…and as such had dried and become brittle by the time of this mani. Oops!
Going forward, I’m going to try and store any decals/polish intending to be cut up and used on nails within a week of creating the decal. Otherwise the polish is just too darn hard to work with! That’s also why I ended up adding the glitter topper…some of the geometric pieces wouldn’t lie flat and I was getting impatient!
~ Pastel yellow: Maybelline – Citrus Collide
~ Pastel orange: Maybelline – Bleached in Peach
~ Pastel pink: ULTA – Baby Doll
~ Yellow: WOW – #301
~ Orange: Wet n’ Wild – Sunny Side Up
~ Coral: L’oreal – Orange you Jealous?
~ Pink: Sinful Colors – Pink Forever
~ Glitter: KBShimmer – I Only Have Ice For You
If I eve try this again, hopefully it will come out better! I hope you guys enjoyed this, despite the eclectic nature :-p