Hello Sweeties! It's been over two weeks since I last posted here, but today I will try to catch up with some blogging (hopefully) starting with 10th prompt (I'll be publishing the 9th shortly, which I also missed :-( ) of the 52 weeks challenge which is Glitter topper or flakies!
For this prompt my personal technique was "fishbraid" I've done this in the past using a freehand overlaping technique (click here) basically you choose three (or more) colors and you overlap diagonal thin brushstrokes forming a fishtail braid effect. Of course with glitter toppers (which are partially sheer) this technique was a big NO. After researching a bit I came across a video tutorial by simplynailogical that she did using textured polishes and striping tape.
So I tried the same technique. I used vinyls stripes and the following polishes: Zoya Desiree from Focus & Flair 2015 Collection (soon to be featured on the blog!) as my base and the following glitter toppers: Mavala Sparkling bronze, H&M greenbluish and H&M pink.
I quite like the result! It is an easy and mess free option for fishtail braid nail art, although it takes a little patience to place the striping tape. I highly recommend to take a look at simplynailogical video tutorial if you are planning to do a similar look!
That's all for now, I hope you like my proposal for this fine challenge and please take a moment to pay a visit to the other participants listed below!
Life and Stuff
The past two weeks, those were a couple of rough weeks. It's been hectic around here and my hubby was out of town the whole time, let me just tell you being alone with both kids hasn't been easy. I had a glimpse of what could be the life of a single mom without family around, and let me tell you it took some courage and then some more. So today my thought goes to those brave women who raise their children totally alone, ladies you are my heroes!