I like to call this kind of manicure the lazy girl’s way to fix a chipping mani.
The inspiration for this manicure came from a picture in a recent Mark catalog. I was already wearing essie Pret-A-Surfer and really love the color. Unfortunately some fairly aggressive gardening didn’t do my manicure any good and I had a few relatively minor chips. I was (of course) running late and didn’t want to leave the house with a chipped manicure so I used the manicure from the Mark magolog as inspiration to refresh my manicure.
Using essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low I dragged the brush across the tip of the manicure to make kind of triangle then I filled the rest in. I only needed one coat and because Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low is a metallic finish polish it dried super fast. I was out the door before I knew it!
I really liked the way this manicure turned out and of course the color combinations are endless!
Make sure to check out the swatches under the jump.
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Oh hey. It’s Alli. Back with another manicure that involves polka dots! I’ve always had a thing for polka dots but ever since I ordered a new set of dotting tools from Amazon I’ve been going a bit polka dot crazy. For this manicure I really wanted the polka dots to look like they were […] Continue reading →
It’s no secret I’m totally swooning over Orly Key Lime Twist. Because of that Key Lime Twist has spent a lot of time on my nails. But, I got a new set of dotting tools and I was itching to give them a go. And that’s how this manicure happened. Because Key Lime Twist is […] Continue reading →
Flash tattoos. The trend now that the weather is getting warmer that I can’t seem to get away from! While I like the idea of flash tattoos they’re not exactly practical for everyday life. So I decided to take the idea of flash tattoos and turn it into a manicure. Most of the flash tattoo […] Continue reading →
A couple of months ago I was in Old Navy stocking up on tank tops. As I was heading to the register I saw the cutest navy dress with white polka dots and it came home with me. Even though it was a total impulse purchase the dress has turned out to be a great, easy […] Continue reading →
I’ve been getting back into nail art recently. I did a manicure inspired by a scarf from Handpicked. I also did a manicure inspired by some Marc Jacobs nail art. This manicure wasn’t inspired by a thing but a season; spring. To say the least I have a definite case of spring fever. Baseball is […] Continue reading →
In the comments on my China Glaze Red-y to Rave post Nat and I were talking about mixing nude and neon polishes. That is one of my favorite summer trends. It was big last year and is still around this year. One of my favorite manicures from last summer was my Tried the Trend Nude […] Continue reading →
Spring has officially sprung. I planted my herb garden last weekend. I’ve put my boots away for the winter. And the top is basically permanently down on my Miata. The only thing left to do is to share a spring manicure! The inspiration for this manicure came from essie. I spotted this post on Pinterest […] Continue reading →
HandPicked is one of my favorite places to shop. They have quite a few stores in North and South Carolina and it’s my go to place for accessories and gifts. So, obviously, I am on their email list. Last week I got an email for a flash sale that included a few pictures. I immediately […] Continue reading →
Nude polish is all the rage. And even though I am (somewhat reluctantly) on board with the nude manicure trend I’m always trying to add something to my manicures to make them a bit more unique and interesting. The approach I took for this manicure was to add some glitter. But instead of doing an […] Continue reading →