I have another stamping mani for you today! I love how striking it turned out! I don't know how long it will take me to perfect my stamping skills, but I am getting there! Basically I am at the stage where it looks good enough for me to think it looks pretty darn cool. I hope you agree!
I started with a white base color and let it dry a little. Then for all the color polishes I used the dry-brush technique. Essentially I wiped off the brush on the rim of the bottle to remove all of the excess polish. Then I dragged the brush in random spots two or three times on each nail. I repeated this with each color until most of the white was covered. I put a top coat on next to make sure the color was dry before stamping. The black design was made by stamping with my Cici and Sisi Jumbo Series #1 Plate 05. I finished with a last coat of Seche Vite top coat.
What does this look like to you? The whole time I wore this all I could think of was "psychedelic leopard". I finally asked my husband what it looked like to him, and his exact words were, "a psychedelic leopard". I was just a little shocked over our brainwaves connecting like that. Sure, we've been married for over ten years, so you would think it would happen on a regular basis. Let me tell you, it's kind of rare.
What I used:
Sephora by OPI White Hot- white
Ulta Blue Streak- royal blue
Barry M Papaya- melon
Love, Charlotte XO (turquoise-mint shade)
China Glaze Metro Pollen-tin- orange yellow
Konad Special Polish Black
Seche Vite top coat
Cici and Sisi Jumbo Series #1 Plate 05
What do you think? I'm tempted to do about 10 different versions of this mani because I love it so much!