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Soft & Pretty Watercolors with Candy Sweet Bows

This Busy Girl is having a blast on her vacation but always makes time for her nails. It's week 8 of the Busy Girl Nails summer nail challenge as well as the last design for this challenge. It was indeed super fun. Watercolor nails are really easy and indeed a perfect DIY nail art. Here's my version with added bows for a 3D look.



What you will need:
  1. Neutral base color: I'm using Sacha Cosmetics Barefoot in the Sand.
  2. Pink: China Glaze Beauty Within
  3. Blue: Cailyn Cosmetics #818
  4. Purple: NYX Golden Lavender
  5. Tools: Top coat, Acetone, Acrylic bows (optional)


Tutorial:
  1. Paint your nails two coats of the cream base color. Allow to dry fully.
  2. Apply a top coat over the base color to protect it from erosion by the acetone.
  3. Apply a few drops of the purple color on random spots on one nail. Using a brush, dip into the acetone to soak the bristles lightly with the acetone. Wipe off any excess and then tap the acetone onto the drops of color. This will cause the color to fade softly. Repeat on all other nails.
  4. Repeat step 3 with the pink and blue colors. Go over each nail bed with the acetone until the colors fading into each other softly.
  5. Seal with a top coat.


Natural Lighting :)

Add some super cute acrylic bows to match your designs. These are from BornPrettyStore. Feel free to just add one as an accent or decoration all your nails with these cute bows. Get them here and use my coupon code BBEEJ61 for a 10% discount :)




Dell'amore e Della Bellezza
XoXo


*Some of the products in this post were provided by the company for my use and review. All opinions are truly my own.

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