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Abstract Rainbows and Unicorns

Happy 2 year anniversary to Serum! I have to say that I am so incredibly thankful to have even gotten this far! For today’s mani, I was inspired by The Polish Aholic‘s holo unicorn mani atop of rainbow gradient. So I grabbed some of my favorite glow polishes and using the watercolor technique I got […]

Talonted Tips| Drips

What You’ll Need Base coat 1 color for the drip Nail art brush (optional) Top coat STEP ONE Paint drop smears Using you’re the brush of your chosen drip color (I used Essie Lollipop), dab a drop onto your nail (about 1-2/3 from the tip) and smear the brush down towards the tip. The smears […]

Talonted Tips| Gradient

What You’ll Need Base coat 2 polishes (can be more) Makeup sponge Something to use as a palette for any excess (paper, parchment, foil, etc.) Top coat STEP ONE Apply base color Paint nails your base color. Use the lighter of the 2 polishes, this will make it easier for the other color to show […]

Talonted Tips| Galaxy

What You’ll Need Base coat Dark polish for base color Light color for the galaxy 2-3 bright colors for the galaxy Makeup sponge Something to use as  palette for any excess (paper, parchment, foil, etc.) Dotting tool or toothpick (optional) Glitter polish Top coat STEP ONE Apply background color Paint nails a dark shade, preferably […]

Talonted Tips| Watercolor Art

What You’ll Need Base coat White nail polish 2-6 colored polishes Medium to large nail art brush Acetone Top coat STEP ONE Your canvas Paint your nails white and apply top coat. This will make sure that the acetone will not affect the white base. STEP TWO Creating the watercolor Beginning with your chosen color […]

Talonted Tips| Heart French

What You’ll Need Base coat Polish for base color Polish for heart Top coat STEP ONE Apply base color Paint nails your base color, I used Essie The Girls are Out. STEP TWO Create the heart To create the heart, use the nail polish brush of your heart color and swipe color onto one side […]