Tippy

TGIF folks!  Long weekend (Sat to Mon) for me so WOOHOO!  Anyway, I have for you guys today a classic French tip with a matte twist.  I had to mix the black satin with the pastel gray to get this colour & it took me 2 tries to get the colour consistent (as in, same on every finger because the first time it was an utter disaster & I had to scrub off & start again) before painting the shimmer tip & matte topcoat on.
178b
Lacquers used:
OPI 4 In The Morning (black satin)
OPI Skulls & Glossbones (gray)
OPI Lucerne-tainly Look Marvelous (silver shimmer)
Essie Matte About You topcoat

Magenta Tribal

Happy Tuesday everyone, how was your (long) weekend (if you were in UK)?  I have something simple for you, just a squiggle actually because I didn’t actually have time to do much (couldn’t even be bothered to wait for the paint to dry, hence the smudging – I apologise)…
174b
Lacquers used:
OPI Overexposed In South Beach (magenta)
OPI My Boyfriend Scales Walls (white)
with a magenta Sharpie pen

Paddle Pop Rainbow

Yesterday, I posted a swirly water marble & the #1 response was “looks like Paddle Pop Rainbow ice cream” despite my protestations that it didn’t.  So I decided to do a water marble that’s really like Paddle Pop Rainbow.  You’re welcome, people.  Now I’m off to have some ice cream.
IMG_5996 Paddlepop
Lacquers used:
Skin Food Queen’s Baking AGR01 Pistachio (green)
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear #360 Mellow Yellow
OPI Sparrow Me The Drama (pink)
Zoya Rocky (blue)

Swish & Swirl

Almost the end of the week, folks!  Anything lined up for the weekend? I have here for you today some water marbling (my favourite fallback) & I tried a new swirly pattern!
176a
Lacquers used:
OPI Care To Danse? (light pink)
Essie Splash Of Grenadine (pink)
OPI Funky Dunkey (purple)
OPI I Juggle… Men (shimmer topcoat)

Shark Week

Discovery Channel does a week long feature on sharks every year and this year since all the sharks are getting so much love (or hate, depending on where you sit) I decided to hop on the bandwagon & do a contemplative shark of my own…  :D  I went old skool for this (meaning no acrylics, only nail polish) – first by sponging on a 3 coloured gradient for the sky & water, then hand painting the outlines & finally filling in the colours.
IMG_5915
Lacquers used:
Zoya Rocky (blue)
Skin Food Queen’s Baking AGR01 Pistachio
OPI Amazon… Amazoff (dark green)
OPI Funny Bunny (sheer white)
OPI Skulls & Glossbones (gray)
OPI Black Onyx
OPI Alpine Snow (white)
OPI The Ghostess With The Mostest (g-i-t-d cream)
Nicole by OPI City-Pretty Rose (pink)