Sunday, April 14, 2013

Blood Splatter Tape Manicure


I posted a swatch of OPI My Vampire is Buff, and had few requests to paint some red on them to make it look like blood on vampire teeth. I wasn't going to do it, however I've always wanted to try a Splatter Manicure. I pulled out some tape and thought it'd look more interesting if I just did the tips so I taped off the manicure and pulled out a dark red jelly polish and went to town. To do the splatter manicure you basically dip a straw into polish and blow. This is easier said then done. I practiced a few times and I swear my lungs were sick of me by the time I finished! I recommend covering up your area so you're not spraying polish all over the place. I used a standard regular straw and I slightly dipped it into the polish bottle I found that worked better than just dipping it into a pile of polish. Also practice spraying on a sheet of paper. Another thing that can help is make sure you have a coat or two of topcoat over your manicure before you spray, because if you mess up you can quick remove the paint and try again. The polish I used was Essie Lacy not Racy. I know these would be perfect for halloween and my timing is off in posting these but they are still fun regardless! 







Some items used were sent for review



6 comments:

  1. These manicures are so cool but they look so yucky, lol!

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  2. hah yes clean up is never fun! you can put tape around your nails so you don't have as much to clean up but it it wasn't too terrible... sometimes you gotta get a little messy :)

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  3. Really cool like, I love the fact that you only splattered part of it.

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  4. This mani is very badass! Great job!!

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