Wednesday, 8 May 2013

loopy bow nail art tutorial


I'd seen nails similar to these on pinterest a while ago and never actually tried them but when Helen had her nails similar the other day I thought I would give them a go! They're quite fiddly to try and get them all even but I think they're quite eye catching once you've done them!

paint your nails in the base colour of your choice. I chose 'teal 2'* by nailgirls which I reviewed in my daisy nail art tutorial
using a white polish create two arch shapes in the corner of each nail using a curved sweeping motion of the brush. I just used the brush on the nail polish but you could draw the shape with a striper and fill it in if you found that easier
go over the line where the white meets the green with a black striper
create two loops for the bow on top of the the white to make it look like it's a continuous piece of ribbon

I think these are quite unique and you could change the colours to match any outfit! Don't forget to check out Helen's blog!




14 comments:

  1. This is so cute xx

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  2. These are really cute islay! :) xx

    www.itslilylocket.blogspot.com

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  3. These look amazing. I love the way that you set out the nail art posts. Your blog is so inspiring! Everytime I see one of the nail art posts I'm like 'damn it why did I not think of that!' x

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  4. this is so pretty!! i love this- might give it a go myself ;) lolzzzz x

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  5. Oh these are adorable! Where do you get your stripers from? xx

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  6. Your nails look gorgeous! xx

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  7. Love these so much, definitely going to try this out! :)

    Hayley xo

    www.frockmeimfamous.com

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