Saturday, May 25, 2013

When Manis Collide ...

Hey everyone!  I have a bit of a mash up mani for you today!  I was thinking about my Dipped in Deco mani and my Dragon Scales mani, and I was curious what it would look like if I kind of stylistically blended them together!

I started off with two coats of China Glaze Not in this Galaxy, a deep coral holographic.  I followed with one coat of SV.

I applied my striping tape randomly and used a wedge sponge over it to create a gradient with China Glaze Sci-Fly By, Take a Trek, and Strap on your Moonboots.  

Since I was sponging over a bolder color, I sponged on the gradient colors twice in a row before removing my striping tape for an opaque top finish.  I finished with two coats of SV for a smooth and high gloss shine.

I really love the way this turned out.  The gradient colors work so well together and seem to flash bits of purple in certain lighting, thanks to the coral below.

I hope you enjoyed!  Happy Painting!


  1. They came out super duper lovely! The bold colour underneath is so wow! :D

  2. Really love this :) Such a good combination of colours!

  3. God that's gorgeous! Can you lemming nail art? I totally am. ;D

  4. The art itself is very good but the polish if you hadn't told me it was supposed to be holographic I would not have known

    1. Yeah, the Hologlams do have a fairly weak holographic effect, but I just wanted to make sure I was accurate. :)

  5. Love this. Love the coral combined with the blues.


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