Tuesday, April 16, 2013

I Caught Me A Pair Of Fishies!

I went for the fishtail design again! Stubborn till the end, oh yes! :)
And to make the challenge even juicier, I decided I'd do it on my Cinderella hand as well! Two in a row! Bam!

And although I do have some more to improve, I think I got more or less the hang of it already :) I'd say the (essential) trick is to wait in between layers - you gotta be real patient if you want your nails purty, purty, purty! :D


And for you to truly judge how happy I got with my nails, today is Cinderella hand featuring! I'm also bet on getting ambidextrous - hahaha!




Cuuuuute! :)
I wanted real bold colours as on Sunday I went with pastels, so I chose for my base colour Ciaté Kiss Chase, a lovely deep bubblegum bordering on neon kind of pink. It applies smoothly and one coat would be enough for full opacity and gorgeous nails, hadn't I been a perfectionist ;)




I didn't apply two coats on my middle and ring fingers though, for they were about to get into some serious layering business and I didn't want to end up with my nails looking too thick - yuck!
I used Rimmel London Peppermint (500) and Zoya Malia for the fishtail design.




And here are my baby digits, making me real proud of today's manicure! :)
I know there's a lot to improve still and definitely lots and lots of room to grow, but considering I used gel pens to draw on my nails when I first attempted this design, and considering this was done with my non-dominant hand, I think I can say: 'Not bad!' ;)


What do you think? Does this one qualify for the successful manis folder? ;)
Tell me what you think in the comments below and make sure you check tomorrow's mani for the Tri-Polish Challenge :)


Hugs & Kissies,
Mina *

9 comments:

  1. I love this one!! I've been wanting to try the fishtail mani for awhile, but haven't gotten up the courage yet. The colors look gorgeous together!

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    1. Thank you so much Julie! :) It really was my first time so your comment means a lot!! :D

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  2. This os gorgeous. there is a fishtail challenge coming for different shades of blue. you are gonna do great! I've never done fishtail before and I'm afraid haha :D

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    1. Thank youuuuu **
      I hope I'll do better than this one - am feeling at least more confident!
      Oh, and I'm sure you'll nail it, as always :)
      I'm so excited for tomorrow's Rufian Look - have been having a lot of ideas: hope it turns out good enough ;)

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    1. Thank you so much for your motivation!! That's why they came out kind of cool :D

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  4. That turned out great! Yay for ambidextrousness ;)

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    1. We shall succeed! hehehe ;)

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