Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Flame Nail Art

DL's Ruby Red Slippers reminded me of burning fire embers in the night so I decided to take it to the next level and paint on some flames. I took Deborah Lippmann's My funny valentine and panted on the base of the flames so then I could take the red glitter (Borghese's Scintilla Magic) and paint over it since the red glitter I used was to sheer to just use by itself on top of RRS. After I had my red flame base I added gold glitter (Sally Hansen's Golden Ticket) to enhance the flames a little more. I was really happy with the overall result. Only issue I had was that the next day I had bad shrinkage on the tips from using seche vite over all the polish I used. So please forgive the very visible thumb tip shrinkage in the pics. heh oh and this was such a pain to remove but it was worth it because I really enjoyed it while I had it on. 
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8 comments:

  1. wow. WOW. this looks great! considering how long your nails are, how many re-dips into the polish bottle do you have to make to paint one coat?=D

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  2. i'm terry, btw. stupid freaking blogger just wouldn't log into my google account.==

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  3. terry: I'm not sure i've never counted my "redips" into the polish bottle but i'd say usually one is good but if the polish is thicker or not acting right two. Between the base and top coat i usually end up with a total of 4-5 coats of polish.

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  4. Wow awesome! I imagine to movie scenarios with this mani, one involving a bloody knife near by and the second a hot rod about to race. <3

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  5. heh loodie, you crack me up! I totally see the hot rod thing, I have to admit
    I did feel a little "redneck" with my flamed nails!

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  6. very hot!! it makes summer even hotter!!

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