Monday, 26 November 2012

NOTD : Chevron Studs

Helloooooo eevrybody ! So I'm back after a hectic weekend of major working, and decided to have a relatively peaceful evening today seeing as I've been working non-stop since Friday night ! I've still got quite a bit to do but nothing that's due for this current week, so I've got a little bit of time to chillax and just watch TV, do my nails and blog !


So  today's design is pretty simple, but I really like it ! I think I'm actually really getting in to the whole stud trend that's going around, I just love the way they look on the nail ! For today's design, I didn't use the glue I normally use to stick the studs down, I just placed them on the relatively tacky base colour and then went over them all with some Seche Vite as I do with every manicure ! Hopefully they'll be far easier to get off than last time, and won't rip off the top layer of my nail !


The one single nail varnish I used in this design is OPI Nein! Nein! Nein! OK Fine! and I really do love it ! Some of you may recall that I used it in the last design I did with studs, but it seems that it's my go-to colour for these types of manis ! To be honest though, it's a really great colour : deep grey but still leaning towards a very dark green when you see it in certain lights, a great Autumn colour !


And that's all for today everyone ! I hope you all like this simple stud manicure, I'll have to think up some more different ways to wear studs in my designs, they're just such a great addition to any colour if I happen to do a swatch of a plain colour or whatever ! Also, what are your methods for sticking stuff onto your nails like studs, rhinestones, fimo, pearls etc ? Do you prefer to use glue or just top coat ?

I'll see you all again soon guys ! Have a great day tomorrow !

6 comments:

  1. I've been wanting to try this sort of thing...simple but kinda badass with the studs. Love it!

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  2. I love the way studs look on the nail! They are so cute and edgye and i just put it on top on tacky nail polish!:)

    laurenlovesmakeupxoxo.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. This mani is to die for!! I'm crying out for studs but don't seem to be able to find the ones I want :(

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    1. Have you tried looking at Born Pretty Store ? That's were I get all my studs from ! :)

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  4. These are lovely, really unique. And can pass off as a cute honeycomb design if you drew a bee or something hehe. Also, I'm holding a giveaway, check it out! There are 3 prizes and a booby prize :)

    http://thescienceofhappy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/christmas-giveaway-2012-plus-booby-prize.html

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