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Hello lovelies,

 

Today is the Day 4 of the Nail Art Fashion Week and we take inspiration from fashion trends. There have been lots of plaids and patterned pieces among the Fashion Week collections but I came across a dress that perfectly demonstrated a single awesome trend - the colour-blocking! I knew instantly that I want to recreate it on my nails.

 

The dress I chose is from Hiromichi Nakano and it was inspired by the 60's, the era of Twiggy :) Hiromichi Nakano introduced this collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week. You can read more about it here.

 

NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend
NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend
NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend
NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend

 

So that's my nails and the inspiration. They remind me of candies for some reason and I like how bright they looked on me.

 

This was a very simple design to do. I've started to paint sections with two coat of each colour - Models Own Banana Split, Models Own Paradise Pink and Zoya Lillian. I've used either the nail polish brush or smaller nail art brush. Then I've painted the black lines with Color Club Black striper polish (use STASH15 for 15% discount). Finally, I've sealed the design with Seche Vite topcoat and later added a coat of OPI Matte Top Coat.

 

Here's how the manicure looks glossy ;)

 

NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend
NAFW 2016 Day 4 - Fashion Trend

 

Which is it this time? Matte or glossy? I still prefer the matte version, it's so much more unique. Here you can check my previous NAFW manicures:

 

 

Don't forget to check out manicures from all the other co-hosts: Maria from So Nailicious,  Victoria from

Manicurator, Emily from Very Emily and Anja from Lieve91.

 

You can follow the challenge and see all the manicures created each day by checking out the #NAFW2016 hashtag on Instagram and Twitter. We will be reposting our favourites on our Instagram accounts so join the challenge, create some amazing looks as suggested by the schedule, include #NAFW2016 and maybe you'll be the one featured on my IG account! If you'd like to know more, check out the announcement post with all details and how to join!

 

Have a lovely day! Lucie x

 

 

Hello lovelies,

 

I've promised you two tutorials in the previous post and here's the second one! I have partnered up with

JustMyLook.co.uk to inspire you to do some cool Easter nail art :) This tutorial is little bit advanced but with a bit of practice I'm sure you can do it too!

 

Today's tutorial has been inspired by multiple Easter manicures that I kept seeing over the years  like Polish Is The New Black and Paulina's Passions. I took different inspirations and put them together to create today's nails.

 

Here's the look and a step by step tutorial for you:

 

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL
Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL
Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 1 – Apply a base coat. I’m using OPI Natural Nail Base Coat

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 2 – Apply first coat of nail polish, each nail in different pastel colour. I’ve usedthe following polishes:

 

  • OPI Can’t Find My Czechbook
  • Models Own Banana Split (alternative at JustMyLook.co.uk Nails Inc Seven Dials Gel Effect)
  • OPI Pink-Ing Of You
  • Models Own Mint Icing (alternative at JustMyLook.co.uk OPI Gargantuan Green Grape)
  • Models Own Lilac Icing (alternative at JustMyLook.co.uk CND Vinylux Cake Pop).
Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 3 – Apply second coat of nail polish to each nail

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 4 – Add white polka dots to all nails except the ring finger. I’m using a small dotting tool and OPI Alpine Snow. If you don’t have a dotting to you can use bobby pin or a pin with round head stuck in a pencil.

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 5 – It's time to paint the Easter bunny. Paint a half circle near the edge of the nail using the nail polish brush in the bottle or a smaller nail art brush. I’m using OPI Alpine Snow again.

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 6 – Use a thin nail art brush and paint two ears with white polish

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 7 – Now add a pink middle to both ears with a nail art brush and OPI Pink-Ing Of You

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 8 – Draw two eyes with black nail polish and thin nail art brush. Alternatively paint two black dots as eyes instead if you prefer that look

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 9 – Add a small pink dot as a nose with OPI Pink-Ing Of You and dotting tool

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

 

Step 10 – Paint whiskers with black nail polish and thin nail art brush

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 


Step 11 – Seal the nails with a coat of topcoat. I’m using OPI Top Coat. It helps to have a nice little drop at the end of the brush and float it just above the nail so you don't smear your artwork.

Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL
Easter Bunny & Polka Dots Nails | Advanced TUTORIAL

 

So there you go, cute Easter bunny nail art tutorial :) Are you planning to do something special on your nails this Easter? If you recreate this look, don't forget to tag me, I'd love to see your creation!

 

The polishes I've used or similar shades can be found at JustMyLook.co.uk. You can follow their latest offers of nail products on Facebook and Instagram.

 

Have a lovely day! Lucie x

 

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