Tuesday, September 17, 2013
It's usually worn with a central unpainted portion of nail silhouetted by a polish around its edges, but of course I like to do things a little differently. Since I have such an awful time trying to find nude polishes that flatter my peculiar pale-but-sallow-but-pink skintone, I like think of my natural nail standing in for the perfect neutral base instead and use it as the background for all-over designs. (It's a trick that worked really well for the neon-tipped tribal talons I did on my holidays last year.)
Here's how things played out when I fancied some negative space black lace on mah nails:
Though I say it myself, I think these are definitely worthy of a "BOOM."
CND Stickey base coat
Black nail art pen
Seche Vite top coat