Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Nearly Nailed it!

Okay, I fail not only at taking photos, but painting my nails as well - always have. So when I got this for Christmas, I thought I would be able to 'learn' or at least 'practice'.


So tonight, with the house to myself, I thought I would be able to 'practice' and wow you all with my nails...

So, chubby fingers at the ready!

And the end product:



Oh how I've failed!!

It's clumpy and smudged. I blame the second coat!! And so, I'm now off to take this off, and may try this again later, but I do doubt it...

What do you recommend ladies? Any tips on how to prevent this??

Much love my lovelies,

K x

4 comments:

  1. Hi hun, it does take practice but I put a minimal amount on the brush and wipe off the excess on the top of the bottle so I can 'build up' if I need to. I prefer polish on my toes to my fingernails though because no matter what I use within 24 hours it's chipping off my fingernails. Lol x

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  2. I'm going to try it again tomorrow, I'm not giving up!! xx

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  3. Ooh, pretty colour! Like Tracey said, thin coats are best if you can. Also make sure you leave enough time in between coats for drying. And I finish off with a 'speed dry' top coat. The one I use is Revlon from years ago (I bought bottles and bottles of it lol) but there are heaps available in shops and online. Someone recently recommended Sally Hansen to me x

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  4. I think tonight is the night I will be trying again - I usually sit in front of the fire to apply this, and so the varnish is almost dried on the brush before it hits my nails...

    Perhaps a change in location is needed...?

    K x

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