Sunday, January 20, 2013

Valentine's Splatter Nails

     In the spirit of trying nail art more often, I decided to try splatter nails. I've seen them done before, but never tried it myself. It seemed simple enough. Polish, a straw, and cleanup. How hard could that be? 

Polish Used: Zoya Barbie, Nubar Hot Pink, and Wet N Wild I Red A Good Book

     I started with a regular white base to make the colors pop. I started with the lightest pink and ended with the red. At first, it took me a few tries to get the splatter how I wanted it. I found that holding the straw further away from my nails gave a better result. I wasn't sure about it until I added the top coat. It really made a difference! 

      What do you think of this look? Have you tried splatter nails? 


  1. So gorgeous! I shy away from this kind of stuff because I don't like making a mess all over everything around me but dang, do they look good, girl! Great job!

  2. I tried splatter nails, and they looked nothing like this! It looks great!

  3. It took me a few times to get it right, but it eventually worked. I really like the effect.

  4. This is one of the most pretty splatter nails I've seen, usually the attempts I've seen look like a mess. But this is really arty!

    1. Thank you! I'm going to try my hand at a few more combinations later on. I think the trick is to not glob on too much polish at once.


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