Thursday, February 3, 2011

Glittery Star

I was trying to figure out a nice mani to use mty Etude House "black" polish for and all I could come up with is a night sky... Original I know...

But I remembered this amazing tutorial by Blue Tape and Nail Tips for super cute shooting star nails. You can see her original blog entry here.

Since I dont have blue painter's tape, I use regular scotch tape.
Here are a few tips I have learned for taping manicures.

  • cut all your tape pieces BEFORE you begin painting your nails. Scissors are not wet  polish friendly
  • before you put the tape on your nail, stick it on the palm of your hand to remove some of the stickyness. This will prevent it from taking up the base layer.
  • after you've placed your tape and painted one nail, remove tape immediately. Dont go on to the other nail until  the tape is off of the first one. You dont want the polish to dry on top of the tape and take off all of your hard work right?
  • finally, wait until your base polish is just dry to the touch to tape things up. If it's too dry (like day after you painted your nails dry) the tape is more likely chip it off. If it's not dry enough... well you know...
tip wear. Partially due to seche vite and partially due to doing the dishes before taking the picture >_<

Green shimmer!

Purple shimmer!
Etude House in Black
OPI in Simmer  and Shimmer
Star is from Bundle Monster on Amazon

Thank you to everyone who has entered the giveaway and welcome to the new followers!
If you haven't done so already, enter the giveaway now! do it do it! Enter the Giveaway here :)


Until next time ^_^

8 comments :

Kelly said...

This is really cool O.o
I love it!! ^_^

Kendal said...

Pardon my French, but holy shit that's cute.

Samantha said...

Thank you Kelly :)

Haha, Kendal. Thanks!

Sharon said...

Love the shooting star~♥ Now I know I just have to try it too :)

Oh, and I've tagged you with a recent post here: http://polishinfatuated.blogspot.com/2011/02/taga-little-bit-about-me.html

lady_flower123 said...

Hi I have a question. Can I use your picture from your blog? I will make a post about the best nails of week and there will be voting. Of course I will add link to your blog.
Please answer:
lady-flower123.blogspot.com

Liih Monteiro said...

I love it ♥
So pretty darling!

xoxo

Samantha said...

Sharon, Thanks for the tag. Glad you like the nails, they were very fun ^_^

Hi Lady_flower, I would be honored to be feature on your best nail of the week :D Thank you so much!

Hello Liih, im glad you like it :)

ABBY said...

its simple - but its so cute!! :) I love this!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Glittery Star

I was trying to figure out a nice mani to use mty Etude House "black" polish for and all I could come up with is a night sky... Original I know...

But I remembered this amazing tutorial by Blue Tape and Nail Tips for super cute shooting star nails. You can see her original blog entry here.

Since I dont have blue painter's tape, I use regular scotch tape.
Here are a few tips I have learned for taping manicures.

  • cut all your tape pieces BEFORE you begin painting your nails. Scissors are not wet  polish friendly
  • before you put the tape on your nail, stick it on the palm of your hand to remove some of the stickyness. This will prevent it from taking up the base layer.
  • after you've placed your tape and painted one nail, remove tape immediately. Dont go on to the other nail until  the tape is off of the first one. You dont want the polish to dry on top of the tape and take off all of your hard work right?
  • finally, wait until your base polish is just dry to the touch to tape things up. If it's too dry (like day after you painted your nails dry) the tape is more likely chip it off. If it's not dry enough... well you know...
tip wear. Partially due to seche vite and partially due to doing the dishes before taking the picture >_<

Green shimmer!

Purple shimmer!
Etude House in Black
OPI in Simmer  and Shimmer
Star is from Bundle Monster on Amazon

Thank you to everyone who has entered the giveaway and welcome to the new followers!
If you haven't done so already, enter the giveaway now! do it do it! Enter the Giveaway here :)


Until next time ^_^

8 comments :

Kelly said...

This is really cool O.o
I love it!! ^_^

Kendal said...

Pardon my French, but holy shit that's cute.

Samantha said...

Thank you Kelly :)

Haha, Kendal. Thanks!

Sharon said...

Love the shooting star~♥ Now I know I just have to try it too :)

Oh, and I've tagged you with a recent post here: http://polishinfatuated.blogspot.com/2011/02/taga-little-bit-about-me.html

lady_flower123 said...

Hi I have a question. Can I use your picture from your blog? I will make a post about the best nails of week and there will be voting. Of course I will add link to your blog.
Please answer:
lady-flower123.blogspot.com

Liih Monteiro said...

I love it ♥
So pretty darling!

xoxo

Samantha said...

Sharon, Thanks for the tag. Glad you like the nails, they were very fun ^_^

Hi Lady_flower, I would be honored to be feature on your best nail of the week :D Thank you so much!

Hello Liih, im glad you like it :)

ABBY said...

its simple - but its so cute!! :) I love this!