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Nail Challenge Day 31: Brush Strokes Recreation

Today's the final day of the nail challenge and it is a bittersweet moment for me! I totally enjoyed trying new techniques and seeing how my actual designs were created from my initial thoughts and ideas. Earlier on in the challenge I feel in love with Jayne's watercolor design; with it's simple color scheme but gorgeous effect.


During my attempt to recreate her design, for some strange reason the acetone refused to diffuse the nail color to soften the look on the base color. So I tried and tried and gave up on the watercolor effect, but instead I used her same color scheme of soft white base with blue and pink as brushstrokes instead of the watercolor. 

Colours used: Sacha Cosmetics Barefoot in the Sand (nude), China Glaze Beauty Within (pink) and Hanging in the Balance (blue)


Thank you for seeing me through my second nail challenge and don't forget to check out my challenge buddies. Stay tuned for more nail designs and other beauty adventures with me!




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