Tagged with geometric

Chilli-bright chevrons

Chilli-bright chevrons

I wanted to do something really bright and bold and I think these nails fit the bill. The colours are all by Barry M Gelly: Passionfruit (red), Guava (turquoise) and Blue Grape (royal blue). They’re all pretty opaque which is perfect for this kind of look. I got the chevron look with narrow strips of … Continue reading

Fuzzy jumpers with an eighties feel

Fuzzy jumpers with an eighties feel

I’d had my eye on the Nails Inc feather polishes since their press release early in the year but wasn’t sure enough I’d like them to decide to buy myself a bottle. Luckily for me, Barry M came out with their own version recently so I snapped up a bottle of their ‘confetti’ polish in … Continue reading

Art Deco (like everybody else)

Art Deco (like everybody else)

The nail art world, like the fashion world, seems to be taking a lot of inspiration from Baz Luhrmann’s new Gatsby movie. I haven’t seen the film yet but I have seen loads of art deco manicures all over Tumblr so that was probably the subconscious inspiration when I sat down to paint my nails … Continue reading

Metallic sections

Metallic sections

Can you tell I bought some nail art supplies recently? These nails are done using gold and silver foils, which I bought from Born Pretty Store. I painted on my base colours (Urban Outfitters Cocktail and Crowded) and cut my foils (which come in little folded sheets and are very, very thin and light) into … Continue reading

Eighties triangles

Eighties triangles

  Inspired by Nailside. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Laser disco

Laser disco

  Laser disco nails! These were achieved with bright colours, striping tape, and a layer of black on top. (I really want to get some super-neon polishes, any suggestions?) [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, making some small edits, in late November … Continue reading

Day 9: Rainbow nails

Day 9: Rainbow nails

  80s pastel prisms. [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]

Neon graphic nails

Neon graphic nails

  These were very easy nail art: a neon pink base, a swipe of dark silver/pewter and a swipe of bright silver in the other direction. BOOM! [This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress, with slight edits, in late November 2012.]

Neon Aztec/tribal

Neon Aztec/tribal

[This post was originally published on my Tumblr account on the date given above: I imported it to WordPress in late November 2012.]