Skip to main content

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.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Hello Bakers! I've been quite the busy bee lately baking up a storm in my baking classes. Today's post is a simple pineapple upside down cake. Enjoy!

Happy One Year Blogoversary!

One year already? OMG! Time really flies when you're having fun . I really enjoyed my one year with you. I've made new friends, improved on my nail and makeup techniques, tried new trends and products, discovered I love nail art (can you tell) and the list goes on. But most importantly I want to thank you all for your support and kind words that kept me going. Honestly there were some times when I was down since I didn't feel my articles and pictures were great but you stuck in with me and for that I say thank you. But I also would like to say thank you and to celebrate this achievement by my first ever giveaway! A Rafflecopter Giveaway

Revlon Sculpting Blush Palette in Pink

I have never been so disappointed in a Revlon product before… until now! Maybe I chose the wrong colour for my skin-tone but there are so many other things about this palette that makes me think I should have bought some more lip butters instead. Let’s start with what I do love about the palette. It’s simple black compact that has the same sleek look as the other Revlon photo-ready items. I find a highlighter, contour shade and blush in one palette is a great idea too. Having more blush colour in terms of quantity with smaller sections for the highlighter and contour makes perfect sense since I will use more of the blush anyway. The colours as they appear in the pan look perfectly coordinated to work with each other. You get a small brush with soft bristles in your kit to ensure you can just pop this in your bag and you’re off.  In the sunlight Now here is where it all goes downhill like Jack and Jill with their pail of water. Let’s start with the swatches which made me think twic