I am in love with this week’s manicure! Glitter is one of my guilty pleasures – I love sparkly things, especially on my nails, even though it is a major pain to get it off.
This week, I am wearing Barry M in Silver multi-glitter, a fine, silver based glitter with lots of other colours – red, blue, pink, a bit of gold. Really really pretty. Actually, Barry M’s glitter polishes are really amazing, at a great value! This particular one is very saturated, two coats were enough to achieve a good coverage. I ended up using three, but could’ve done with only two.
With Barry M in plain black, a staple in my mani box, I created the diagonal tip, using normal sticky tape.
To finish it off and give it that extra cuteness, I added a SkinArt UK’s bow nail tattoo on each of my ring finger nails to create an accent nail. The tattoos come in a pack of 60 individual stickers with varied designs – bows, stars, hearts, birds, crosses, anchors – all very pretty and you shall be seeing more of it very soon! I found application easy enough; it is quite delicate, as it is a small sticker, but I applied quickly without a problem, with the aid of tweezers. A good topcoat (I use Seche Vite) is a must after you apply the sticker, and also to smooth the diagonal french tip.
Durability was great, full week with no chips, sticker in place! But above all, how pretty is that?
6 thoughts on “Nails of the week – silver glitter, black and nail sticker”
your nails look awesome x
Thank you very much for your lovely comment and visit! I was very pleased with this mani! 🙂 x
No problem 🙂 I’m following your blog now so looking forward to seeing more cool mani’s x
Thank you for following – I post manis every week! They are not suuuper artistic, but ones I actually wear all week (or try to! haha)
Have a purple gradient on at the moment which I am quite happy with, minus a few “glitches”! 🙂 x
Love the look. And its a great idea with the diagonal tip. 🙂
Aaaw, thanks! It looks different, doesn’t it? I love French manis, but have done so many of them… decided to twist it a bit!