Thursday, 23 June 2011

First Nail Art NOTD - Bright Black Sparkle Leopard Print Nails ♥

Ok so i have recently had a big obsession with nail varnish..you may have noticed by the huge influx of NOTD post's haha.

I have mentioned it before but i am currently off work which has meant i can wear lots of different bright and bold nail polish colours which has now sparked an interest in nail art.

I have always been interested in nail art but never thought id be any good at it so seeing as i have lots of time on my hands over the next few weeks i am going to practise practise practise and share my results with you..sound good?

I thought the easiest way for me to start would be a leopard print design.

So i went with a black sparkled multi-coloured design.


Now i am by no means a pro and i am aware this isn't great but i think for my first time i didn't too bad so i am looking forward to trying some other designs.

I used Orly Lemonade as the base coat and all over my nails..

I then used..

Revlon Plum Seduction & Lilac Pastelle
Barry M Spring Green & Pure Turquoise
China Glaze Flip Flop Fantasy

For the multi coloured spots

and

Rimmel Black Pearl to outline the dots. Black Pearl is a sparkly black so i thought it was a nice way to add something different.

I thought this look was also a great way to showcase Yellow Nails which are bang on trend at the moment.

I take lots of inspiration for nail art from We Heart It but also from Leanne's Blog..her nail art designs are amazing and pretty special so definitely check her blog out :)

So do you like my first nail art design?
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12 comments

  1. well done hun :-) I love leopard print and its a great way to start, it does get addictive though I love trying different designs :-) x

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  2. Hey sophie, you have such a beautiful nails! aw the leopard design is so cute :p

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  3. I think that's a really good first attempt. I have yet to try nail art either but I'm sure mine will be no way near as good, I don't think I'll even take photos, haha! Such a nice yellow on it's own too

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  4. I love the colors you chose! Thanks for sharing this look!

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  5. that looks so good! you made it look so easy! it is so perfect for summer...i need to try this! :)

    thelibertybelleblog.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh my goodness, that is so cute and creative! Love it :)

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  7. Wow! Love it! Super original and pretty (:

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  8. Great first attempt! :D
    Be warned, it is quite addictive haha Xx

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  9. Love your nails! Loved the dotty design, very bright and happy!

    Amy x

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  10. super pretty! you did great for your first nail art! :) x

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  11. I love this look, and you did a great job!! I really wanna try this out! x

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